Welcome to The Trouble with Trash!

We are piloting this new STEM program for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students with select schools during Spring 2022!  This pilot has been made possible thanks to generous support from the Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation.

If you have any questions about the program, feel free to contact Erick Valdez, Education Manager, by emailing erick@crystalcove.org.

The Trouble with Trash Classroom Program

Lesson guides, slideshows, and other online materials for this year’s program will be posted here throughout the spring of of 2022! 

Program Overview

Module 1: What is the Problem?

Module 2: Who Cares About Solving the Problem?

Module 3: What Is Causing the Problem?

Module 4: What are the seen and unseen effects of the problem?

  • Module 4 Draft Lesson Guide
  • Science Notebook
    • Module 4 Science Notebook with lines
  • Launch: Launch Slideshow Coming Soon

Module 5: How Can We Solve the Problem?

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