Richmond High School Air Quality

October 11, 2016

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The Richmond High School Air Quality Interns have recently started learning about climate change. They reflected on what they have learned so far.

“One surprising fact that we learned about climate changed was that even one degree has change the world dramatically to the point that coral reefs are dying.” -Linda M. and Mariana M. 

“We learned that increasing [the Earth] by one degree can cause a lot of...

October 3, 2016

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Another year of internships has begun and both the Urban Forestry and Air Quality Internships at Richmond High School is off to a great start. The Air Quality Interns started their introduction to learning the topics of human health and air, air pollutants, and climate change.

This year the Air Quality Interns will be measuring carbon emission and developing strategies for their school to reduce the students’ carbon footprints. The...

April 27, 2016

On Monday, April 25th, Richmond High interns set out to complete one of their final cleanups for the year. When we arrived at Davis Park, we divided into groups and set out to remove as much litter as we could from the creek. We even had community members stop to check out our work.

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April 22, 2016

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On Friday, April 15th, EarthTeam staff took two Health Academy classrooms out to learn about how litter impacts their school and community at large as well as how to take action to reduce and prevent it.

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