Our city: Brooklyn, NY
Our country: United States of America
Our timezone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5)
Our longitude is: 73° 9391'
Our latiude is: 40° 6067'
We wear these clothes: At Marine Park Intermediate School, we wear typical western clothing. Kids wear jeans and "hoodies", T-Shirts and sneakers. Girls wear colorful jogging suits, Ugg boots sneakers.
We eat these foods: Typical American foods like pizza, burgers. People also eat foods typical of their culture Italian, Irish, Middle Eastern, Chinese.
We grow these foods: Locally grown foods include potatoes from LI. Apples and many fruits and vegetables from New Jersey and Long Island are available every where.
We practice these religions: At Marine Park many different religions are practiced. Catholics are a majority in class 611. We also have Jewish, Muslim and other Christian religions are represented.
We speak these languages: The predominant language is English. Many children in our class speak other languages at home. These include, Spanish, Italian Russian, Arabic,Chinese and more.
These animals live in our area: Mostly domestic dogs and cats are popular in Marine Park. We also have a large squirrel population in the park and its not unheard of to see an opossum or a raccoon.
These industries support our local economy: The industries represented and local stores and businesses along the main commercial strips. Lots of food(pizza, fast food) laundries, dry cleaners, pharmacies. Also, the Kings Plaza Mall is nearby with big stores like Macy's and Sears.
We use these types of transportation: Many people own cars and drive. We are close to a major highway. Public transportation is available in the form of buses which take you locally or to a train station nearby.