May 31, 2018

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Interns from JFK loved riding bicycles at Pinole Shoreline. After their semester studying and assessing health, air quality, and transportation, it was great to get outside, get on a bicycle, and remember that biking is a great way to commute.

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May 31, 2018

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Interns from LPS Richmond presented the project they have been working on all semester at an Environmental Youth Forum Film Festival held at Smith Rafael Film Center in early May.

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Students had...

May 31, 2018

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This semester, interns from LPS Richmond have been exploring the intersection of health, air quality, and transportation. They considered how fracking, oil refineries, traffic, and other components of the transportation system affect the environment. To examine how their school community affects air quality, they assessed the commute habits of students, staff, and teachers.

Using the data they collected from their survey, interns determined the tons of CO2 produced by...

April 9, 2018

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A flowering Western redbud.

It’s that time of year again, when trees bud and new leaves grow. As the end of the school year quickly approaches, this new growth is a reminder of the new experiences to come for our students, many of whom will be participating in summer opportunities or heading off to college come fall. When Richmond High’s Earth Team interns visited Wanlass Park at the end of March, they saw first hand how beautiful trees can be in the spring.

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