Sunrise in Eastie

Did you know Sunrise Movement’s Executive Director Varshini Prakash lives in East Boston? Listen to Varshini calling in from her travels around the nation inspiring youth to act on climate.

Image (from Twitter): Varshini under an art exhibit by Carolina Aragon; the installation depicts storm flooding in East Boston’s Greenway in 2070.

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Advancing Science Literacy at Eastie Farm

This episode is part of CASL series — highlighting the work in progress in East Boston under the CASL (Communities Advancing Science Literacy) program led by the New England Aquarium.

As part of CASL (Communities Advancing Science Literacy, a New England Aquarium program conducted in collaboration with East Boston community organizations Eastie Farm, Zumix, Harborkeepers, and Piers Park Sailing Center), Earth Sciences Teacher Molly Niedbala has been engaging with a group of teenagers (working at Eastie Farm during Summer 2019) over a 6 week period to assess their knowledge of climate science and options for community-scale solutions provide education through discussions and practical demonstrations at the farm test their learning at the end of Summer

Here’s Molly discussing that experience on What’s up Eastie?


Science & The Seas

This is the first show on What’s up Eastie in a series of Science shows, part of the New England Aquarium’s CASL (Communities Advancing Science Literacy) program. Eastie Farm, Harborkeepers, Piers Park Sailing Center, and Zumix are part of the CASL coalition.

Are you as climate-smart as a teenager?

As part of CASL (Communities Advancing Science Literacy) programming, Eastie Farm is working with Molly Niedbala, an Earth Sciences teacher, this Summer. She put together a set of questions about climate change. An Eastie teen boldly answers them — on air no less. How many answers does he get right? Would you have gotten them right? Check it out: