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Goals and Objectives:

A hands-on education in the world of global concerns. Explore our environment both locally and globally and understand the dynamics of the natural world from diverse perspectives: environmental, socio-economical, political, philosophical, and psychological.
Students will research, organize and execute a design and plan for our Sustainable Vegetable Garden. Crops will be donated to the San Fernando Rescue Mission.

Students will participate in a Water Reclamation Project on campus.
Students will participate in Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Program and communicate with other students worldwide. Students will elect class officials to govern their activities including: maintaining records, organize events, maintain budgets, and correspondence with other R&S groups.

Students will learn about major figures in Environmental and Conservation efforts from John Muir to Steve Irwin.

Students will research, design and implement their own campaign for an environmental issue of their choice. Students will contact major agencies and influential people to interview by phone or internet about their efforts to save our planet, animals or humans.

Students will submit reports to the Jane Goodall Institute on their efforts and projects pertaining to environmental issues.