October 20, 2017

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* Student Blog *

The shoreline festival was an event where members of the community could talk with organizations who all generally had an environmentally friendly focus. Earth Team attended the North Richmond Shoreline Festival with Kennedy and Richmond High. Kennedy interns worked to make a balloon popping game to teach kids about the effects of climate change. We dedicated a series of days to cutting and gluing facts to reach our final product ~ a beautiful, interactive poster.

My favorite part of the event was being able to walk around and...

October 11, 2017

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*Student Blog*

Having the opportunity to become an Earth Team repeater has honestly been nothing but a gift. I feel extremely grateful to be given the chance to work with new people sharing the same goal as we did last year. I’ve seen myself grow in numerous ways, and I can’t wait to continue on growing while helping others do so as well.

After conducting multiple audits last year, I felt pretty confident in doing our first audit with new incomers earlier last month. It brings back a...

October 11, 2017

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*Student Blog*

On Wednesday, September 22, the Earth Team interns conducted a waste contamination audit on the Upper Campus at Oakland Tech. The goal of the audit was to gauge how well students were following the three-bin system at the beginning of the school year, so we would understand what steps would need to be...

October 11, 2017

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For Tech’s second meeting the team was trained on how to sort into the 3-Bin system in preparation for the upcoming Upper Campus Contamination Audit. The group worked together on an interactive activity then tested themselves later in the meeting.

In addition to the 3-Bin sorting, interns were also trained on the Marine Debris Tracker...

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