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Fri, Jan 12


Lakeside Library Community Room - North

REGISTRATION CLOSED: Recycling and Pollution Workshops (Friday)

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REGISTRATION CLOSED: Recycling and Pollution Workshops (Friday)
REGISTRATION CLOSED: Recycling and Pollution Workshops (Friday)

Time & Location

Jan 12, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lakeside Library Community Room - North, 12428 Woodside Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040, USA


About the event

As of Jan 2nd, registration is now closed.

The point of contact for this event is Katrina Phruksukarn, La Mesa Collective Co-Lead: 619-201-3566. Please read all details below carefully (you will need to click "see more"), as this is a special, fee-based workshop with limited space. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Clicking RSVP in the app does NOT reserve your spot. Space is limited. 

Location: North Community Room at the Lakeside Library

Ages: Kinder to 8th grade

Cost: $12/student

Topic: We are bringing in special guest instructors from “I Love a Clean San Diego” to give two 45-minute presentations on recycling, pollution, food webs, resource conservation, and human impacts on ecosystems (more details below in the Presentation Descriptions section). Each presentation includes a hands-on activity, and there will be a 15-minute snack/bathroom break in between each topic.

Registration is first come, first served (deadline is Jan 2). Clicking RSVP on the event posting in the app does not reserve your spot. Registration plus payment will hold your spot in this event. A waitlist will be created once we reach maximum capacity.

Presentation Descriptions:

Recycling & HHW (45-minute presentation and activity): The Recycling presentation acts as an introduction to the environment, recycling, household hazardous waste, composting, and organic waste recycling. The students will get a chance to understand the importance of reducing waste by practicing the model of reduce, reuse, and recycle. Throughout the presentation, the students will put their new knowledge into action through an interactive waste sorting activity. They will leave understanding the power of their small daily actions on the health of San Diego.

Otter Nonsense (45-minute presentation and activity): Students will discover how pollution affects our local watersheds as it enters our rivers through storm drains and flows toward the Pacific Ocean. They will learn the important, yet delicate balance in an ecosystem as we discuss the relationship between sea otters, sea urchins, and kelp. We cover food webs, resource conservation, and human impacts on fragile ecosystems. Students will leave with challenge cards inspiring small actions to keep our environment and waterways clean. This presentation is very interactive as students will be able to participate in a game based on the information they learn!

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