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The Making of the CNS Nature Center

By Sustainability Office on May 10, 2013

Environmental Studies 390, Spring ’13
Faculty: Krista Ingram
Students: Sara DiMassimo ’14, Sebastian Sagramoso Haley ’15, Fareeza Islam ’14, Saliha Moore ’14, Hugo Torres-Fetsco ’15

“The focus of our project was to work with the Chenango Nursery School (CNS) to transform their acquired space from its previous state, to a functional, scientific exploration center, with an emphasis on active learning for pre-kindergarten students. Our target audience is the pre-kindergarten classroom at the Chenango Nursery School (4-6 year olds), and we hope to eventually have the center expanded for use by many different nursery schools within the Central New York region. As a group, we had a great opportunity to convert the barn, located behind the school, into a functional, accessible nature center that allows children to interact with and explore aspects of the natural environment, outside of the traditional classroom setting.”


1 Comment

  • Jason Kammerdiener '10 said:

    What an impressive project, and some great documentation by Hugo! Congratulations all around.

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