November 13, 2017

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October 31, 2017 was a nice change of pace for the Interns at LPS Oakland who have been working the past two weeks to complete educational flyers and brochures that they will distribute to the Downtown Oakland Community. 

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The students watched a short video on the principles of the 3 R’s, reduce, reuse, recycle, and then in groups made lists of the top three litter items produced on Halloween and ways to either reduce their consumption or to reuse them.  They then, on their own, used waste materials to create...

November 3, 2017

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*Student Blog*

During one of our meetings, we decided to have a quick meeting with the custodial staff. We started out just planning the basics of what we were going to do: We had to make sure to thank them for taking the time to speak with us, as they have very busy days...

November 2, 2017

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For the past two weeks Alhambra High Earth Team has had the opportunity to collaborate with JKF and Richmond High’s Earth Team’s to work on the design and production of a sustainability inspired mural in the City of Richmond.  The Mural, when completed, will depict what the Bay Area is like now–polluted by industry and urbanization, and what the Bay Area could be like–clean waters,...

October 31, 2017

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Flyer Created by Nayeli

On October 24, 2017 the Oakland LPS Earth Team headed back to downtown Oakland to run a trial on the survey they had been working on, which was meant to assess the publics knowledge about the effects of cigarette litter on water ways and the Terracycle program in Oakland.  Students were challenged to approach community members on the streets during rush hour to try to convince them to participate in the survey.  This day proved to be a learning lesson.  Many people were...

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