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April 18, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Capitol Courtyard
Downtown Tallahassee

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Environmental Education will host Earth Day at the Capitol on April 18, 2014, from 9:30 am to 1 pm at the Florida Capitol.

Earth Day attendees include a mixed audience of elementary, middle and high school students and community members. More than 6,200 primary school students attended previous Earth Day events. Numerous exhibitors from state agencies, the community and local high schools are expected to be on hand to celebrate Earth Day 2014.

Check-in for the Earth Day at the Capitol will be at the Office of Environmental Education Booth. You cannot miss us as we are located in the Big Top Tent! This year’s event will highlight “Greening STEM: Engineering a Sustainable World”

A series of STEM Challenges will be available for students of all ages. Activities will include the following:

  • STEM mini-challenges
  • Green STEM Exhibits
  • STEM career information
  • Green School information

Parking concerns? Though we do not have any special areas reserved for parking you might consider parking at the Civic Center. In past years many bus drivers have been able to use this area so it might be a good place to start. If taking a personal vehicle, click here for a map of available parking.

Exhibitors
New and past exhibitors are welcome at Earth Day at the Capitol. If you are interested in hosting an exhibit please fill out and send an Exhibitor Registration Form to Lauren Penny at DEP by March 21st 2014.
Contact:
Lauren Penny, Environmental Education
3900 Commonwealth Blvd. MS 30
Tallahassee, Fl 32399-3000
Phone (850) 245-2171
Fax: (850) 245-2159
Lauren.Penny@dep.state.fl.us

Teachers

Earth Day at the Capitol will feature a variety of interactive displays and offer a multitude of ideas for teachers and students. If you are interested in attending, please fill out and send a Teacher Registration Form to Lauren Penny at DEP. Teachers can register up to the day of the event.
Contact:
Lauren Penny, Environmental Education
3900 Commonwealth Blvd. MS 30
Tallahassee, Fl 32399-3000
Phone (850) 245-2171
Fax: (850) 245-2159
Lauren.Penny@dep.state.fl.us

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Last updated: March 06, 2014

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850-245-2100 (phone) / 850-245-2159 (fax)

 
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