Paso Robles High School hosts climate solutions symposium
Paso Robles High School science department hosted a spring science symposium last week, May 19-22. The theme for the 2015 symposium was “Climate Solutions,” based upon the Next Generation Science Standard (High School Earth Science Standard 3.5 – Weather and Climate).
The student symposium included opening ceremonies with keynote address, conference-style break-out sessions, and a climate solutions expo.
The Spring Science Symposium concluded with a climate solutions expo on Friday, May 22, 2015, in the quad at Paso Robles High School. Interactive booths by students and exhibitors provided experiences for Bearcats to learn to become part of the environmental solution. A variety of vendors participated, including Solar City, Solarponics, Paso Robles Ford, SLO County Air Pollution Control District, and Pacific, Gas, & Electric.
PRHS engineering made a special lunchtime presentation showcasing a solar cart made possible by the PG&E Bright Ideas Grant. In addition, PRHS hosted John Lindsey, PG&E Chief Meteorologist for a Friday afternoon seminar.