Generation Earth offers three different workshops year-round in addition to our two-day Summer Institute workshop. These workshops provide the opportunity to stay informed about local environmental issues, network and collaborate with colleagues, share experiences and gain valuable educational resources. Join our experts to learn about current waste and water challenges in Los Angeles County as well as how your students can become agents of change through our fun and engaging environmental action projects. Read more about each workshop below.

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NGSS by Nature

It’s not time for gloom and doom, it’s time for action! There is no single solution to address climate change, but there are ways we can make small changes to alter our behaviors which are undermining the future of this planet. Join us to explore how project-based learning utilizes Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to empower students to take action on waste, water and health issues stemming from climate change.

Please check back in the Fall

Taking Action

Building a Water Resilient Los Angeles County

From floods to droughts, discover the turbulent history of water in Los Angeles County! This workshop covers the exciting world of watersheds, stormwater pollution, water conservation and stormwater capture. Join us to explore a variety of projects designed to encourage students to address crucial water issues. Attendees will be entered into an opportunity drawing for a free rain barrel!

Please check back in the Fall

Building a water resilient LA County

Building a Resourceful Los Angeles County

Did you know that LA County residents make enough trash to fill the Dodger Stadium every two weeks? This workshop covers waste management topics, including recycling, composting and sustainable solutions for your classroom and beyond. Join us to discover how our projects foster creative, forward-thinking solutions to current waste challenges. Attendees will be entered into an opportunity drawing for a free compost bin!

Please check back in the Fall

Building a Resourceful LA County

Summer Institute

This two-day professional development training offers a unique opportunity for teachers to connect, be inspired, and feel reenergized. The Summer Institute focuses on the powerful role environmental service learning can play in tackling local environmental challenges by empowering students to take action. In addition to inspiring and thoughtful workshops on sustainable waste and water management solutions, attendees will enjoy an exclusive field trip to the Ballona Wetlands, a resource fair featuring a variety of environmental and educational organizations, and plenty of opportunities for networking and growth.

Wednesday and Thursday, June 28 and 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036)

Educators, administrators, and school staff serving grades 6-12 in Los Angeles County

All attendees will receive an eco-friendly gift and the chance to win a free rain barrel and compost bin!

Summer Institute Registration

Summer Institute