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NYC ACE Race Winner

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    NYC ACE Race Winner NYC ACE Race Winner Presentation Transcript

    • NY/NJ ACE RACE WINNERS: A.E.S. ACE Action Team Alfred E. Smith Career and Technical Education High School The Bronx, New York
    • History October 16th
    • Alfred E. Smith + ACE October 21st November 10th November 24th
    • Projects
    • D.O.T. Project Process Results 1. Formed small teams 2. Each team set a goal to collect 100 pledges (DOTs) 3. Put a display up in the hallway showing our target and current amount 4. Held weekly meetings to track progress
      • Collected 500 DOTs
      • Raised awareness about
      • climate change and their action team
    • Green Roof Process Results
      • Decreased demands on cooling costs and
      • lowered associated electricity costs
      • Decreased storm-water runoff
      • Increased air quality at school
      1. Partnered with Sustainable South Bronx 2. Got an engineer to approve the site 3. Had an architect draw up the plan 4. Received permission from our facilities engineer 5. Received permission from the School Construction Authority 6. Ordered the modular trays and sedum 7. Spent 8 hrs unloading them from trucks and putting them on the roof!
    • Garlic Planting Process Results 1. Students built Raised beds 2. Bought garlic 3. Planted garlic
      • Students planted 200 lobes of garlic
      • ACE Action Team will give a head of garlic to every staff,
      • take some home, and keep 15% to be planted again next year
      • Students are participating in sustainable food production at
      • school and learning about its benefits for
      • the environmental and social health of the community.
    • School Composting 1. purchased a composting bin 2. organized students to collect organic waste during their lunch period and transport it to the garden Process Results
      • Food waste from cafeteria diverted and recycled
      • Organic compost created to be used on garden beds in the spring
      • Both methane and Co2 emissions reduced
    • Bamboo Bicycle Process Results
      • Got in touch with Bamboo Bike Studio
      • Used ACE starter grant money for the bike
      • building materials
      • 3 day process to build the bike, one day at the studio
      • two at their school
      • 10 students participated
      • Students gained hands on experience building a bike
      • Learned more about about renewable resources and carbon- free transportation
      • They raised money for future projects
    • Bonus: Participation in a Partner Event Recycle-A-Bicycle
      • Jan 15th Youth Bike Summit
      • ACE presentation
      • Tabling
      • Workshop
    • Secrets to Success Nate Wight, Faculty Sponsor Community Skill Partnerships ACE Ambassadors
    • Looking Ahead = $ To buy: Student Training Stories
      • Elana Santana
      • Alliance for Climate Education