NYPA Sponsors Region 7 Science
Expo Elementary, High School Students in Brooklyn, Staten Island
Will Be Represented
Joseph G. Leary
March 16, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ASTORIAóThe New York Power Authority will sponsor
the third annual Region 7 Science Expo for Districts 20 and 21 in
Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 21, at New Utrecht High School, and
Staten Islandís District 31 on Friday, March 24, at the Michael J.
Petrides Educational Complex. Both events will run from 4:30-9pm.
The Region 7 Science Expo celebrates elementary and
high-school studentsí ability to conduct quality scientific
investigations and provides an opportunity for them to exhibit New
York City Performance Standards-based work in science in a
Every student will receive an award, provided by
the Kiwanis Clubs in both Brooklyn and Staten Island, for their
exemplary work in science as they present their projects to
teachers, parents, administrators and community members.
This year, over 130 schools located within the
three districts are expected to participate.
The New York Power Authority provides lower-cost
power for New York City municipal buildings and facilities
(including schools and public hospitals), the subways and Metro
North commuter railroad, and a number of commercial and industrial
customers who have qualified under economic development programs.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or state credit. It
finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues
earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA is a
leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and
electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nationís
largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating plants in
various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of
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