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Department of Education
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Each program is 60 minutes in length or one class session, depending on what works best with your schedule.
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NGSS Standards Supported: NGSS HS-ETS1-3, HS-ESS3-1Students will learn about the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its connections to our local water resources. Students will engage in projects to collect and analyze data and explore this real-world complex intersection of human and natural systems.
NGSS Standards Supported: HS-ESS3-3
Do you know what it takes to get the water you depend on from its source to your tap? Through experimentation with a groundwater model, students will learn about Orange County's water sources and how our water is managed for sustainability.
NGSS Standards Supported: HS-LS2-7, HS-ESS3-4 Students will be walked through the process of the Orange County Sanitation District (OC San) uses to separate our enriched domestic waste water from it's trash and valuable biosolids. Students will be presented with an opportunity to test different solutions to reduce the weight and quantity of truck loaded need to transport the biosolids. Students will take their test results and evaluate which solutions will decrease human impact on our local environment and it's natural systems.
NGSS Standards Supported: K-LS1-1, 1-LS1.A, 2-LS4.D, 3-LS4.C, 4-LS1.A, 5-LS2.A, MS-LS2.C, MS-LS4.D HS-LS-2.A, HS-LS-2.C Students will experience a variety of live animals, many of which live in Orange County, to learn about their unique characteristics, behaviors and interactions. Each Amazing Animals program is grade-specific in order to support individual grade level learning objectives.
NGSS standards supported: HS-PS3-3 Anaheim is dedicated to increasing the use of renewable energy sources, including solar power. Students will explore the physical science principles at play in electrical energy generation through turbines to solar cells. Students will calculate the GHG emission reduction renewable energy can have from local efforts as their community members partner with the city of Anaheim to embrace solar and other renewable energy sources.
NGSS standards supported: HS-PS3-3 Anaheim city is dedicated to increasing the ease of EV adoption and use within Anaheim. Students engage in analysis to discover the benefits of electric vehicles compared to other modes of transportation.