Exploring the physics and design of building small and large projects
Expression through painting, sculpting, photography and video
Explaining observed processes through mathematics
Become a community leader and change maker
The Earth Lab is both a place and a program dedicated to outdoor experiential learning in order to inspire the youth of San Diego Unified School District’s Lincoln High School Cluster of schools to take action to save the environment and improve our community. From school-day, after-school to summer outdoor experiences there is always something to learn at the Earth Lab!
Sarah has been teaching for nearly 20 years in San Diego, as well as Albuquerque, NM. She has taught all age groups, but middle school has been her favorite and she loves science. Her favorite part of the job is helping her students learn to use new materials and equipment while discovering new talents and wants her students to all develop a love of learning. She has a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from San Diego State.
Teacher | STEAM Coordinator
Tania has over twenty years of teaching experience here in San Diego. She is excited to be a part of the EarthLab team and is looking forward to integrating the math curriculum into real-world experiences.
Director of Urban Research UCSD
Teddy Cruz is a professor of Public Culture and Urbanization in the Department of Visual Arts at UCSD, and Director of Urban Research in the UCSD Center on Global Justice. He is known internationally for his urban research of the Tijuana/San Diego border, advancing immigrant neighborhoods as sites of productivity, from which to rethink urban policy and inclusion. He has received the Ford Foundation Visionaries Award, the Architecture Award from the US Academy of Arts and Letters, and the 2018 Vilcek Foundation Prize in Architecture.