October 10, 2017

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During the last three Richmond High Earth Team meetings, interns both learned about sea level rise and prepared to have a table at the Point Pinole Shoreline Festival. The interns have two roles at the festival: the first is to host a climate change game/activity for the community, and the second is to participate in a march to help the community visualize sea level rise. To introduce the subject, guest speaker Lauren Woodfill of The Watershed Project prepared a brief presentation and activity for the interns. Here is what one student had...

October 9, 2017

IMG_1800In preparation for the North Richmond Shoreline Festival at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Kennedy interns worked hard to come up with an engaging and educational climate change game that people of all ages could participate in and enjoy.  The interns came up with an idea to create an interactive dart game focusing on the effects of climate change on the frequency and severity of natural disasters.

Interns were able to come up with an awesome game that could be understood and played by all visitors.  They worked hard to come up with the...

October 9, 2017
Picture1San Francisco Bay Area engulfed in a cloud of smog.

For the Kennedy EarthTeam interns’ second meeting, they dove right into some pretty serious issues.  The interns focused on the issue of climate change, and spent some time thinking about air quality issues, more specifically.

The day began with an introduction to climate change as the interns watched this concise but thorough 15 minute TEDxTalk.

Following the introductory video, the interns discussed the concept and definition of climate change.  The conversation focused on differences between weather and climate, historical patterns of climate change, and...

September 26, 2017

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Earth Team is thrilled to be back at Richmond High School for the 2017-2018 program year! Earth Team staff members presented program information to 8 classes and reached over 175 students for this years program recruitment. After receiving over 40 applications we narrowed it down to 14 hardworking and ambitious interns who are ready to take action in their communities!

Our team...

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