-- As The Official Consumer and Digital Electronics Partner of
Earth Day New York 2012, Toshiba Will Present a Wide Range of
Exciting and Educational Events at Grand Central --
Smart Ninja Virtual World – Open to the public daily from 4/19 - 4/21
Enter the virtual world of the Smart Ninja and learn all about alternative energy, sustainability and eco-efficiency. Let the ninja be your guide as you go through this fun, virtual and hands-on experience that showcases an eco-friendly vision of the future. All attendees will have a tree planted in their honor at a US National Forest Park by Toshiba.
Friday April 20th – Earth Day Panels:
10:15 AM – 1:00 PM
Student Eco-Panel (10:15 AM) - 8 award-winning area student teams from this year’s Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program (the world’s largest K-12 science and technology competition) will show off their visions for new technologies to help create a more sustainable future.
STEM Education & Sustainability Panel (11:10 AM)
A fast-paced and informative discussion bringing together influential educators and policy makers to examine the current state of STEM education and how it relates to our society’s sustainable future.
Mario Armstrong’s “DREAM, CREATE, GO!” STEMRoadshow (12:15 PM)
Designed to inspire and empower parents, educators, and students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Mario will share stories and news about some of today’s most inspirational STEM and sustainability role models. Plus everyone will have a chance to win cool prizes!
- Eddie Temistokle, Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications & CSR, Toshiba America Inc.
- Earth Day Panelist: Arthur Eisenkraft, Director of the Center of Science and Math in Context, Univ. Massachusetts and former President of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA); Mario Armstrong, STEM Advocate and contributor for CNN and NPR; Dr. Siska Brutsaert, Associate Dean of Studies, Bard High School Early College; Ozgem Ornektekin, NYC Department of Education’s Director of Sustainability
- Local ExploraVision Award Winning Tri-State Students
Grand Central Station, Vanderbilt Hall
42nd Street and Park Avenue