December 1, 2017

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***Student Blog***

Written by Laura Castillo

At the begging when I started with this Internship of Earth Team, I didn’t know how it was going to be like but later on I really liked it. Something that I really enjoy is spending time with my Earth Team because I get to experience many things. This internship helps me to be more...

December 1, 2017

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On November 16, 2017 Alhambra High Earth Team met to find discuss solutions to the litter problem on Rumrill Blvd.  The team brainstormed ideas for outreach and determined that they should have some kind of brochure or flyer to pass out when they are conducting their assessments.  They considered the fact that they are often stopped by pedestrians who are curious about their work, and that having some material...

December 1, 2017

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On November 2, 2017 Alhambra High Earth Team returned to San Pablo to conduct another litter assessment on Rumrill Blvd.  The interns focused solely on cigarette litter, collecting over one thousand butts.  Cigarette litter is known to carry heavy metals.  Storm water washes cigarette litter in the storm drains which lead to the local creeks and make their way to the...

November 24, 2017

IMG_1984Earth Team is a nonprofit environmental education service provider founded in 2000.  Its Sustainable Youth Internship program seeks to innovate environmental education by using project-based learning that support informal STEM learning opportunities and college and career preparedness for at-risk students from 10 Title 1 public high schools in the San Francisco East Bay. Earth Team offers the only yearlong afterschool internships in the East Bay, providing an immersive experience over 120 hours...

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