January 11, 2016

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December 12, Saturday.

The EarthTeam interns from Alameda High organized and held a beach cleanup event across from McDonalds on Southshore. Cigarette butts, bottles, bubble wraps, plastic pieces. These were only a part of a long list of things from an just hour of cleaning the beach. But looking back, the event took weeks of planning and brainstorming. It wasn’t just a one-day experience.

Planning

A few weeks back, we learned about backwards planning, in which we identify our goal first, then the procedure to achieve it, then the materials needed in...

January 4, 2016

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The numbers are in and... plastic is the king with 77% of all litter.  

During the first semester students made a huge difference in their schools and communities. EarthTeam student interns took to the streets, their campuses, beaches, creeks and community events to collect data on litter and remove it from the watershed. At the end of the first semester just under 9,000 pieces of litter were removed as a direct effort of students. Students are now in the analysis and planning phase to address the fall litter findings. Stay tuned...

January 4, 2016
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The breakdown of data for the 8723 pieces of litter collected this Fall.

The numbers are in, and during the first semester students made a huge difference in their schools and communities. EarthTeam student interns took to the streets, their campuses, beaches, creeks and community events to collect data on litter and remove it from the watershed. At the end of the first semester just under 9,000 pieces...

December 10, 2015

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After a full semester of Marine Debris education, litter data training and leadership project planning the interns at Antioch High decided to take some time to share their experience from their first semester with EarthTeam:

“I participate in the EarthTeam internship at Antioch High School. From this internship I have learned many special skills such as public speaking and working together with my peers to produce an organized and well thought out semester long project. Not only have I learned from this, but I can honestly say that I’ve made 14...

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