Skyline High School

November 4, 2016

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The Skyline interns practiced their finest field sketches of the large and various trees on their campus. Drawing trees helps focus on the small details, and can help reveal subtle differences among tree parts to aid in identifying different tree species. For example, while the carbo tree has an ordinary oval shaped leaf, the interns noticed that the leaves have a small indent on their tip.

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October 31, 2016

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This year the Skyline Interns will be helping create an environmental learning game; the current working title is City Danger. The interns have been learning about environmental conditions and problems in cities; including, heat, air quality, and water management. Their educational game incorporates all these conditions to teach about how to manage them in a city.

The interns will be responsible putting their own twist on the game which was developed by EarthTeam staff member Jesse Brown. The...

October 21, 2016
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The new group of interns work as a team to untangle a “human knot”

The Earth Team Internship at Skyline is off to a great start! A new group of students have begun learning about environmental problems and solutions in cities.  Interns will be exploring how heat, air quality, water supply, and waste are managed in an urban area.

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September 14, 2016
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The EarthTeam Internship at Skyline this year will focus on nature as a solution for certain problems in cities.

Senior Program Associate Jesse Brown spoke to over 225 students from the Environmental Academy at Skyline High School on September 2nd, 2016.

This year’s internship at Skyline is “Green Cities,” and will focus on nature in the urban environment. 14 student interns will explore how the natural environment...