JF Kennedy / Richmond LPS Air Quality

March 9, 2018

This week, the LPS Richmond Earth Team explored Calenviroscreen to gain a deeper understanding of air quality in the Bay and Richmond. Two students, Jonathan and Ellie shared about learning this tool. 

In our meeting about Air Quality, I liked that we were able to get to know how our air in our area is and get to know
March 9, 2018


I really enjoyed that it was the first time working as a team. I think it was the perfect place to learn about Asthma because we got to play in the play structure after learning about Asthma and it made us understand that having Asthma is a serious condition it can limit us from activities that we can enjoy like running.

Though the Leadership Public School Richmond Earth Team had a late start, students were eager to begin working on the Something’s in the Air (SITA) program. We headed to Kennedy...

February 27, 2018


Patricia Alvarado  

Written by: Patricia Alvarado

Today I will be talking about Arthi’s visit. Arthi showed us a video about reducing the usage of cars. The way it showed us was there were six lanes. All of the lanes were used up by cars. Then it showed us people sitting on the ground without cars, people on bikes, buses, and a train like Amtrak or BART.

Each time it would show people on bikes, buses, or trains we would notice how much more space there would be on the street. With that space,...

February 23, 2018


At their last meeting, Kennedy Earth Team students enjoyed time working outside in the sun. Each student researched the environmental impact of one step in our transportation system. They then presented their findings to the group.

I learned that fracking uses a lot of natural resources like water. – Itzel