Richmond High School Air Quality

December 2, 2016

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On December 1st, 2016, the Air Quality Interns at Richmond High School measured the amount of carbon they emit by traveling to and from school each week. They started by gathering data on how they each travel – walking, driving, bus, ect. Next they determined the milage for the round trip they each travel. Other information was considered such as each car’s MPG and number...

November 18, 2016
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Air Quality Interns marking an intersection that feels unsafe to cross.

On Thursday evening, November 17th, the Richmond High School Air Quality Interns joined city planners, community advocate groups, and local residents to learn and share at the San Pablo Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Workshop.

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November 4, 2016

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This week, the Air Quality Interns at Richmond High School, taught each other about different ways people produce carbon dioxide, and other green house gases (GHGs). During the previous week, students worked in groups to research different activities and how much GHGs they produce. They learned that almost everything we do makes GHGs.

Some of things the students learned were surprising. One group of students taught the rest of the class that...

October 21, 2016
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Dr. Joe McBride provides Interns with introduction to the topic of urban forestry.

On Tuesday, October 11th, Dr. Joe McBride, UC Berkeley Forestry Professor, treated the Richmond High School Urban Forestry Internship to an introductory lecture to urban forestry.

Students learned a broad range of information: from the benefits of trees in cities to paths in higher education...