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Schools - April 25, 2018

The 'Garbage Patch Kids' speak out for a better future

Our fifth-graders at Laurel Elementary recently completed a project based learning unit in which we asked, "What can we do about the problem of plastic in the world's oceans?"

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Posted by Nicholas Keller
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Apr 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm

The class and I are thrilled to see this student work published in the newspaper. Bravo to Sophia, Arman, Zoe, Gus, and Kate, for having the conviction and courage to send your writing to the newspaper. Our class is hoping that community members will add comments to this article with more ideas about how to deal with this real and growing problem of plastic pollution. Team 24 already has a beach cleanup scheduled!

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