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Learn With Central San

Central San is pleased to offer the following classroom education programs to teachers and schools to help students learn about preventing pollution and protecting their environment.

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Pipe Protectors
Classroom Program for Grades K-2

Are you a Pipe Protector? Because today’s kids will become tomorrow’s change-makers, we offer classroom education programs that teach kids the importance of environmental stewardship.

Pipe Protectors is our award winning K-2nd grade classroom program. Please take a look at our program brochure. If you are interested in bringing Pipe Protectors to your school, please call 925-979-5053 or email edprograms@centralsan.org

 

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Water Wizards
Classroom Program for Grades 3-5

This program was designed to tie into Contra Costa County’s elementary school water environment unit. Water Wizards is a partnership program designed and produced by Central San. It includes various hands-on classroom activities and a take-home assignment for students in grades 3 through 5.

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Delta Discovery Voyage
Field Trip for 5th Grade

Classroom science lessons come alive for fifth graders on the RV Robert G. Brownlee, a 90-foot-long research vessel that provides a safe and stable floating laboratory for students. The ship is owned and operated by the Marine Science Institute of Redwood City. Central San co-sponsors a three-and-a-half hour excursion on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta where students learn about the source of their drinking water and the importance of pollution prevention.

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Sewer Science
5-day Classroom Laboratory for High School

The Sewer Science program is a five day wastewater treatment lab for high school students. Developed with the aid of a science teacher, this hands-on lab lets students make, treat, and test wastewater. Developed specifically to meet the needs of grades 9-12, the curriculum integrates chemistry, physics, and microbiology. Almost all the materials required for running the lab – including the necessary tanks, pumps, testing kits, and perishable materials – are provided by Central San.