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Brooklyn Botanical Garden

In spring 2020, an innovative three-way collaboration took place between ClimateYou, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and two City Tech classes. It was a success. City Tech students in Professor Robin Michals’ Communication Design Photography Class and those in Professor Reginald Blake’s Natural Disaster Class joined together to explore evidence of climate change at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. This unique, cross-discipline collaboration paired photography students with student writers, each reflecting and sharing his or her personal observations of how the changing climate affects nature.

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

ClimateYou-City Tech-Brooklyn Botanic Garden Three-Way Collaboration

In spring 2020, an innovative three-way collaboration took place between ClimateYou, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and two City Tech classes. It was a success. City Tech students in Professor Robin Michals’ Communication Design Photography Class and those in Professor Reginald Blake’s Natural Disaster Class joined together to explore

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

The Greenhouse Effect

For the first time in a long time, I went to the and unexpectedly enjoyed it even though it was a required class trip. I found it amazing that the major environmental factors that we talk about in class were demonstrated in such a relatively small garden. The greenhouse

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

Plants and Climate Change

Being born and raised in New York City for pretty much my whole life, there is one place I feel that every New Yorker should know about, or at least look into: the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, located here in Brooklyn. It is also located fifteen minutes away from

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

Visiting the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Introduction In the first field trip to BBG (Brooklyn Botanical Garden), I was able to experience the role greenhouse gases have in forests and plant-like environments. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden has temper houses which help to observe desert, tropical, aquatic, and warm environments. It also shows the evolution

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

The Magic of Succulents

This is a succulent plant that is also called succulent. There are over 25 different families of succulent. They come in many shades of green with a mix of blue, purple, pink, orange and red. The word succulent comes from Latin word sucus meaning juice or sap. They

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDEN

Greenhouses at Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Mimic Greenhouse Gases

At the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens we were able to go into two greenhouses, the tropical house and the aquatic house. Both of the greenhouses are very humid and warm which is very opposite from the New York weather at the moment. “Another term for a greenhouse is “forcing

Saving Our Trees, Protecting the Earth by City Tech Blogger

The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens shows us that greenhouses are great for allowing us to grow plants that would normally be hard to grow here in New York, but this also shows us that we should be growing more plant life in New York. Wildlife is being removed in