You may know about our Rooftop Garden on Level 6 of the Science Center, but did you know that the plaza is actually a rooftop garden as well? It is! When you stand on our plaza looking at the beautiful flowers out there, you are actually standing on the rooftop of our parking garage. Today, we are exploring the rooftop garden and how it works to support the plant life in it.
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Aoife Ryle is a STEM Educator at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, Overnights department, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.
Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological society.