Humble Beginnings of the Bodine EfS Project: Part II

Part II: Engaging classes

I had my biotechnology class research community assets around bodine. Here is what they found:

Problem/IssueCommunity AssetsProject/Activity(Bodine, School Community, Your Community)
RecyclingStudents at bodinets
Reduce Energy UsageBioEnergy Consult
Clean Air Council-Suite 300135 S. 19th StreetPhiladelphia, PA, 19103215-567-4004 215-567-5791
Universities and Colleges

Green SpacesDepartment of Environmental Protection- Green Roofs 
South East District- 484-250-2900 
Green roofs reduce temperature, purifies the air
Urban FarmingPhiladelphia Food Advisory Council
Water Usage/availabilityMaking waste into usable items 1515 Arch St.13th FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19102- KaylaBodinePhilly
Solar energy – B.MSolarize Philly-B.M. 
Storm Drains (Flooding) – A.SIndependence Seaport Museum 211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106(215) 413-8655
S.E Water Treatment Plant
Storm Drain Teaching/LabelingUse resources from the museum to walk around the neighborhood and label storm drains and teach citizens why and how they affect us. 
Low biodiversity
Gentrification – J.NThe PEW Charitable Trusts2005 Market Street; Suite 1700 Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Electric carsDrexel department of electrical and computer engineering
Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215.895.2000, © All Rights Reserved
All across the city of Philadelphia, people should use electric cars instead of using regular vehicles that burn diesel or gasoline. This is a way to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases used throughout the area.
Food DesertsFarm to city (215-733-9599) 1315 Walnut st #1526 Philadephia,PA 19107Federation of Neighborhood Centers (215-982-2115) 1901 S 9th St, Philadelphia, Pa 19148Emerald Street Community Farm 1937 E Dauphin St, Philadelphia, PA 19125 The Pennsylvania Horticulture Society (215-988-8800) 100 N 20th st, Philadelphia, PA 19103Urban Tree Connection (215-877-7203) 1445 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19131 Bodine CommunitySchool community
Gas Usage
Turning Waste in Valuable Isage 

We invited twenty students to a meeting whom we though would be interested in this project. From this group we also identified three students with the most interest; Brooklynn, Yasmeen and Danielle.

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