Student Symposium - Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation

Civic Science: Inquiry to Action

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From measuring air quality in schools and cities to innovating solutions and bringing those ideas to policymakers—students go beyond data collection and analysis to make a world of difference in their communities.

Student Symposium

Each year, CELF’s Civic Science program concludes with a Student Symposium. The interactive experience allows students and teachers to present their semester-long work to each other, the CELF staff, and industry leaders. Utilizing a place-based approach, students tackle various STEAM-related topics, including urban green spaces, air quality, and environmental justice!

View our recaps of past Student Symposiums.

CELF’s Student Symposium Student Project Highlights

Check out our case studies!

Harmony School of Fine Arts & Technology Houston, Texas

Leveraging STEM Skills to Investigate Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in School

West End Secondary School, NYC 

Students Investigate Air Quality in Urban Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Comprehensive Model School Project (CMSP), NYC

Students Explore Issues of Environmental Justice and Develop Solutions for their Community

The Chapin School, NYC

Investigation and Activism, Bridging Remote Learning

Lewis Middle School, Aldine ISD, Houston, TX

Texas Middle Schoolers Drive Their Own Air Quality Research Investigations

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