Education

Overcoming the plastic era

A group of LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering film students take on the responsibility of raising environmental awareness. They explore how to conserve plastic and their views on protecting the environment. Mrs. Kassouf, USC MAE’s environmental science teacher, presents uncommon facts about plastic and its harmful effects on humans and animals.   Produced, shot, and edited by Diana Cobar, Kenneth Sorto…

A group of LAUSD/ USC Media Arts and Engineering film students take on the responsibility of raising environmental awareness. They explore how to conserve plastic and their views on protecting the environment. Mrs. Kassouf, USC MAE’s environmental science teacher, presents uncommon facts about plastic and its harmful effects on humans and animals.

 

Produced, shot, and edited by Diana Cobar, Kenneth Sorto and Leonardo Arredondo.

The equipment used to make this documentary was acquired in help from a generous grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

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