NY Sun Works opens new hydroponic farm classroom

NY Sun Works, a not-for-profit organization that builds hydroponic classrooms in city schools, just celebrated the opening of a new hydroponic farm classroom at PS 135, The Sheldon A. Brookner School in East Flatbush.

NY Sun Works Executive Director Manuela Zamora hosted the celebration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the school’s principal, Trevlyn McRae, teachers, students, and community partners.

“We are excited to welcome PS 135 in our cohort of Brooklyn schools and expand access to climate and sustainability education through hydroponics technology for our young learners,”  Zamora said.

“Our innovative science lab and curriculum strives to inspire students to pursue opportunities and experiences in STEM, helping to create a generation of environmental innovators, empowered to create solutions to global resource challenges.”

The hydroponic farms help educate K through 12th-grade students on sustainability through urban farming. NY Sun Works provides science educators and schools with the tools and resources to teach the science of sustainability. 

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