December 21, 2017

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Oakland Tech teachers showing committent to the 3-bin System

Over the course of couple weeks in November, Earth Team interns spent time before, after class time to meet with over 110+ staff and faculty one on one about the 3-Bin System and Teachers important roles and responsibilities.

A lot of prep went into these meetings, and interns were a bit nervous to deliver such important information to their own authoritative figures, especially one on one. Interns spent the following meeting reflecting on the experience, how...

December 21, 2017

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On Saturday December 16, 2017 Oakland LPS Earth Team joined forces with Skyline High Earth Team to make a difference at MLK Shoreline in Oakland.  Next semester Oakland LPS interns will be assessing the litter and water quality issues in Oakland as they relate to Peralta Creek and its drainage point at MLK Shoreline.  The interns have spent the last few months mastering litter assessments and developing protocol that will be conducive...

December 14, 2017

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For the past two weeks LPS Oakland Earth Team has been on campus working diligently to develop protocol that they can use for next semesters project where they will be tracking the movement and accumulation of litter as it flows from the upper Peralta Creek headwaters to the creeks drainage point at the Martin Luther King Jr Shoreline in Oakland.

On December 5, 2017 interns left campus and headed to...

December 13, 2017

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***Student Blog***

My name is Shradha Shakya, a junior from Alhambra high school. I have known about the Earth team Internships for a few years now. When I was a sophomore, we had Vita and Jenna come in and present Earth Team internships to our class. They had me hooked because of all the amazing opportunities they had to offer. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to join because of my schooling....

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