Kennedy High School

December 19, 2017

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This week’s after school meeting took place at Davis Park where the Kennedy Earth Team continued their vegetation monitoring project. The interns have been working with an application called Calflora to identify and record occurrences of certain native species. This week, they observed Cottonwood, Toyon, California coffeeberry, Coyote brush, Coast live oak, and Buckeye.

All of the interns have steadily become more...

October 20, 2017

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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...

October 9, 2017

IMG_1800In preparation for the North Richmond Shoreline Festival at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, Kennedy interns worked hard to come up with an engaging and educational climate change game that people of all ages could participate in and enjoy.  The interns came up with an idea to create an interactive dart game focusing on the effects of climate change on the frequency and severity of natural...

October 9, 2017
Picture1San Francisco Bay Area engulfed in a cloud of smog.

For the Kennedy EarthTeam interns’ second meeting, they dove right into some pretty serious issues.  The interns focused on the issue of climate change, and spent some time thinking about air quality issues, more specifically.

The day began with an introduction to climate change as the interns watched this concise but thorough 15 minute TEDxTalk....