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May 2, 2018

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To celebrate Earth Week, interns took a walking field trip to their local elementary school, Emerson Elementary. Interns partnered with two 5th grade classes to educate students on how to sort and conduct a practice audit on their school’s waste. Working with 5th graders was a lot different than working with high schoolers, but it was great practice for interns to think about...

May 2, 2018


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Interns reflected on their education experience and came up with a few key phrases that encompass the day. Check out what our interns had to say!


  • Environmental education is the key to a healthier future.


This phrase encompasses our desire to educate our peers so that they can successfully sort...

May 2, 2018

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STUDENT BLOG: Jade, OT Intern 

Oakland Tech’s participation in the Community Tree Planting at Wanlass Park in Richmond was a very exciting new experience for me and many of our other team members. Having an event in an open, outdoor space, was a good way to incorporate interaction with nature to our indoor, school-based project. The leaders...

April 11, 2018


If you have ever been to the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Gardens, you would probably know that they span over 30 acres of land and house over 10,000 types of plants. Opened in 1890, this facility has supported teaching, research, and conservation in relation to plant biology and diversity. Our team from Richmond High had the chance to visit this vast garden earlier this week and they were amazed at the huge variety of flora.

Upon the team’s arrival, they were split into two groups, each of which was given a docent led “tree tour”...

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