Outdoor STEM with your Troop!
Outdoor STEM with your troop!
All programs are girl-led and include interviews with local environmental professionals! Send an email to schedule a workshop just for your Cadette troop or Service Unit (minimum 8 girls).
You can be a Wildlife Biologist! webinar, then troop-planned scavenger hunt in local nearby nature
Plastics, Pollution and Nurdles at the Beach webinar, then Beach nurdle data collection and beach clean up on Sunday, May 22 at 11 am
Light Pollution and Wildlife webinar, then troop-planned scavenger hunt in local nearby nature
You can be a Tree Biologist! webinar and Tree Walk in Balboa Park on Sat. May 14 at 10 am
Girls can satisfy requirements towards Cadette Animal Helpers, Night Owl, STEM Career Exploration, or Tree badges; Junior Animal Habitats and STEM Career Exploration badges; or the Tree Promise Patch.
Plastics, Pollution, and Nurdles at the Beach
Learn how you can help fight pollution through beach clean ups and discover what Nurdles are! Start with a webinar at 7 pm on Tuesday May 17 to learn about plastics, nurdles, and marine impacts from Senior GS Madisyn and Anne Marie Tipton, a biologist at Tijuana River Estuarine Research Reserve. (spoiler: nurdles are tiny plastic pellets used in manufacture of plastic projects) Then get your troop together at Carlsbad State Beach on Sunday, May 22 at 11 am to collect nurdles and report the data. (Parking $15 per car, otherwise no fee.) Register at gea-events.eventbrite.com Meets some requirements for the
You can be a Wildlife Biologist!
Meet local wildlife biologists and learn about their career path and current work. Learn about how they observe wildlife, including “camera traps” and “tracking” to look for wildlife “sign.” Then take a hike with your troop in your nearby nature, and follow a scavenger hunt with wildlife and local habitat clues. Start with the webinar on Monday, May 16 at 7 pm. Register at gea-events.eventbrite.com
Light Pollution and Local Wildlife
Explore the harmful impacts of light pollution on humans and animals, and how city lights can be reduced. Learn about the nightlife of local wildlife, how light pollution affects their activities, and how to look for wildlife "sign." Then take a hike with your troop in your nearby nature, and follow a scavenger hunt with wildlife and local habitat clues. Start with the webinar on Wednesday, May 18 at 7 pm. Register at gea-events.eventbrite.com.
You can be a Tree Biologist!
Meet local urban foresters and learn about their career path and current work. Explore the benefits of trees, how to protect and plant trees, and how they are important for climate action. Start with the webinar on Thursday, May 12 at 7 pm. Register at gea-events.eventbrite.com. Them take a tree-walk with your troop on Saturday, May 14 at 10 am in Balboa Park. Meeting location will be sent to registrants.