The Western Snowy Plover, a “cute little shorebird” that lives along the California coast, is the subject of Shore Wars: The Shore Awakens, an educational movie written, filmed, edited and produced by Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students. On Friday, April…
5th Grade Environmental Project
Edutopia, 11/9/2015, “Service Learning: Growing Actions from the Roots of Passion,” by Mount Madonna School fifth grade teacher and elementary science specialist, Jessica Cambell. Read her blog.
The United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Marine Debris Program, October 2015, “California Teachers Bring Home Lessons on Plastic Marine Debris,” article references Mount Madonna School’s 2013-14 fifth grade class’ sea turtle environmental project. Read more
On Friday, July 17, Mount Madonna School’s 2014-15 sixth grade students were formally recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The event honored outstanding achievements in environmental education.
Santa Cruz Sentinel Story 4/25/2015 at http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/social-affairs/20150425/epa-honors-mount-madonna-class