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Technology in the Field

Technology in Nature   

kid holding ipad

The integration of technology is fundamental to our middle school environmental science program. Our 1-1 Ipad and Chromebook program along with our proximity to the Presidio allows our teachers to be dynamic and innovative in their lesson design. We believe technology literacy is vital, and if applied appropriately, can enhance a facet of science skills. We remind students that technology is a science tool that allows them to make observations and inferences they couldn't ordinarily make.

7th graders learning to use telemetry tracking devices to monitor 55 newly released native western pond turtles as part of our Mountain Lake restoration partnership with Presidio Trust Biologists. 

Middle school students, recording "soundscapes" in the redwood forest & El Polin Spring. Students record data samples from various ecosystems to analyze and compare the health of habitats in the Presidio.