BAAQMD: CanSat Air Quality Student Expo in San Leandro

The community came together to share and learn the importance the air quality is to our health and what we can do to improve it. Led by their teacher, Megan Thaler, and TK-12 Instructional Coach, Gaia Pine, students from Environmental Science and Chemistry classes ran the experiment, captured sensor data, concluded the findings and helped setup the Air Quality Student Expo at the Barbara Lee Health and Wellness Center in San Leandro. Using the Magnitude.io CanSat: Air Quality Monitor and with the help of the teachers, we have developed 2 Air Quality and Environment lessons, the impact of air quality and asthma.

This is a partnership of the…
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Sequoia Foundation
San Leandro School District
Magnitude.io

The hard work really paid off, the turnout exceeded our expectation. Watch the sound and action of the Air Quality Student Expo on May 22nd, 2018 in this video below.

Watch what the students from San Leandro High School are saying about their experiences, what they’ve learned and their advice for younger students in the video.

Special thanks to the…

San Leandro Mayor – Pauline Russo Cutter
Barbara Lee Congresswomen Office
Native American Health Center
PilotCity – Derick Lee
OSIsoft – John Matranga
Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools Program

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