MERITO Foundation visited many of the schools participating in our EECCOA programs, including Ernest Righetti High, Fillmore High, Buena High, DeAnza Academy of Technology and the Arts and E.P Foster to support 512 students’ water, waste or/and energy audits of their school campuses. Audits allow students to access the present circumstances at their schools and understand where sustainability models can be implemented. Students engage in a project-based science education, des
Students from Park View Elementary, Sunkist Elementary, McKinna Elementary, Washington Elementary, Adelante Elementary, Montalvo Elementary, EP Foster Elementary, De Anza Academy of Technology and the Arts and Berry Wool Elementary Schools explored the coasts of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, studied the natural environments, gathered scientific data and many also explored the Channel Islands as participants of the MERITO Academy 2016-2017. Our staff led educational acti
2017 marks the first year Ventura Water partners with the MERITO Foundation. Environment is the context for teaching science. Students get a chance to get a tour of the Ventura Water reclamation facility, identify birds along their ponds and test the water quality of them. Along with exposure to other science related careers. Watch the video to learn more about our partnership!