Green Generation


Coach: Cheryl Brooks   Email:    Phone:858-705-4927

Assistant Coach: n/a

Training Schedule: Every Tuesday 6:45-7:45pm   First day of training: 10/28/2014    No Class on 11/11, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30

Location: D39C Classroom C 219

Student Roster

Green Generation Training Session #8

Tuesday, January 13, 2014

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Green Generation Training Session #7

Tuesday, January 6, 2014

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Green Generation Training Session #6

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Green Generation Training Session #5

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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Air Pollution

Air Pollution 2


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Training Session 5 Slides


Green Generation Training Session #4

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Study Guides:

GG Part 2 – PROBLEMS Overview

Water Pollution Problems – 1

Ocean Dead Zones

Water Diversion Problems


Homework Handout:

Water Pollution

Types & Sources – Sana

Streams & Rivers, Lakes, Oceans – Sienna

Pfiesteria piscicida – Angan

Oceans & Oil, The Exxon Valdez – Cody

Clean Water Act of 1972, Sewage Treatment, Groundwater Pollution, Drinking Water – Ava


Green Generation Training Session #3

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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Green Generation Training Session #2

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Slides: Green Generation Training Slides Session 2 – 11-04-14


– Read through Ecological Principles Handout: ECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES 2

– Prepare a summary of the topic selected to present to the class on 11/18/14 (No more than 1 minute!)

– Ava: Predator/Prey Interactions

– Angan: Fire – The role in ecosystems

– Sienna: Temperature – How plants and animals withstand extremes in temperature

– Sana: Global Carbon Cycle

– Cody: Symbiosis

– We will have a short review quiz at our next training session 11/18. Feel free to print out any notes/slides and place it in your Green Generation binder for review/reference. You can use whatever is in your binder for reference during the quiz.

Green Generation Training Session #1

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

  • Welcome to Green Generation!
    • Introductions
      • Name, Grade, Why did you choose Green Generation?
  • Green Generation Event Rules


  • 12 Training Sessions
    • Part 1: Review of the General Principles of Ecology
      • Sessions 1-3 (10/28, 11/4, 11/11)
    • Part 2: Problems resulting from human impacts on the quality of our environment
      • Sessions 4-6 (11/18, 12/2, 12/9)
    • Part 3: Solutions to reversing/reducing human impacts that harm our environment
      • Sessions 7-9 (12/16, 1/6, 1/13)
    • Review and prep for Regional Competition
      • Sessions 10-12 (1/20, 1/27, 2/3)


  • Supplies Needed for future training sessions
    • 3 ring binder (1”)


  • Homework
    • Will be posted on Green Generation Event page
    • Email will be sent out to parents when posted




  • Vocabulary
    • Ecology is the systematic study of how organisms interact with one another and with their environment
    • Environment consists of both a living component, the biotic environment (other organisms) and a non-living component, the abiotic environment (physical factors such as soil, rainfall, sunlight, temparatures)
    • Four levels of ecological organization:
      • Population – group of individuals of the same species occupying a common geographical area
      • Community – two or more populations of different species occupying the same geographical area.  Populations and communities include only biotic factors
      • Ecosystem – a community plus its abiotic factors, e.g. soil, rain, temperatures, etc.
      • Biosphere – the portion of the earth that contains living species. It includes the atmosphere, oceans, soils and the physical and biological cycles that affect them. All ecosystems on earth.
    • Habitat is a place that provides the things organisms need to survive (food, water, shelter). It is where a species normally lives.