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Highlights from Newton's Lab, Year One 2011

-Established Whole Foods Market relationship and "better Better-Bag" design challenge

-Recognized by the Earth Day Network as the nation's leading high school biodiesel teaching / learning program

-"Green the Fleet" Grant from UPS

- Co-Hosted, w/NNPTSO, the first ever, Ed-Film series and panel discussion, screening "Race to Nowhere"

-Secured The Village Bank grant for NPS activity bus

-Began work on the Ocean Institute and the Sustainable Oceans Summit

-Partnering with Newton STEM

-Supporting the creation of the city-wide Newton Robotics program

-Partnering with S2S for the GreenNecklace - "Kinetic Art Project"

-Supporting the creation of the Legacy Scholars Program

-Developing Greengineers programs at both HS

-Began work with Countryside parents on Newton Upper Falls micro-hydro station

-Distributed 15 MINDSTORM LEGO robotic kits to Middle school teachers, Grant from PTC.