Blue Water Task Force, Youth
April 15 2011

Teach and Test at the LA County Science Fair

by Mara Dias

Today student leaders from Santa Monica High School's Teach and Test program exhibited at the Los Angeles County Science Fair. Their poster presentation "Santa Monica Beach Pollution: High School Designed and Implemented Water Quality Monitoring Program" summarized the methods used, monitoring results at three problematic beach locations, an associated public awareness campaign and planned future work.  The Teach and Test program is jointly sponsored by Surfrider Foundation's West LA/Malibu Chapter and Heal the Bay.  The faculty advisor is Benjamin Kay.