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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...

October 9, 2017

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As Skyline High EarthTeam interns continue preparation for their water quality project in Dimond Park, they get the opportunity to work with experts in the area.  At their after school meeting on Wednesday 9/27, the interns had the chance to hear a presentation from Jill Miller, Restoration and Education Manager at FOSC.  The enthusiastic interns learned about their watershed, Sausal Creek and its tributaries, and the primary threats to water quality in Dimond Park and Dimond Canyon.

Miller lead an exciting hands on activity in which the interns constructed their own small...

October 5, 2017

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This year, Alhambra High Earth Team has been tasked with assessing and educating the community about the litter problem on Rumrill Blvd.  They are working with the City of San Pablo and the EPA on the Rumrill Project.  On Thursday 9/28/17 the Earth Team visited the first litter hotspot of interest to collect baseline data in regards to the major sources and causes of pollution in the...

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