Activity: Neighborhood Trash Study

Activity: Neighborhood Trash Study

Activity Overview Ready to be a scientist? This is your chance to contribute to community science and help collect important data about neighborhood trash levels! You will explore your neighborhood streets and document how much trash you see, learning about the...
Activity: Become a Steelhead Trout Expert

Activity: Become a Steelhead Trout Expert

Activity Overview Grades: 3,4,5thLength of Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour Adult Support Needed?: No Steelhead trout are one of the native fish species that calls the San Lorenzo River home. They have a very unique life cycle. Steelhead trout are born and grow up in the...
Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity: What Makes A River Healthy?

Activity Overview A healthy river sustains many different kinds of life, including people, plants, birds, bugs and fish! The San Lorenzo River is really important to life in Santa Cruz. It provides drinking water for over 100,000 people. The San Lorenzo River is also...
Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity Overview Grade: 2nd-5thTime: 30 minutes to 1 hourAdult support needed? Generally a self-guided activity, may need some support with set-up. Ready for some fun? Let’s clean our water the way nature does, using rocks, pebbles and sand. As cities and towns...
Activity: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity: Neighborhood Pollution Prevention

Activity Overview Grade: 4th-6thTime: 20 minutes to one hourAdult support needed? Self-guided student activity, however will need permission and/or supervision to go outside Get out and explore your neighborhood to learn about stormwater runoff and water pollution....