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NASA’s REEL Science Communication Contest

NASA Earth Science missions are kicking off a new video contest engaging high school age students to produce a video communicating NASA Earth Science to younger students. NASA is looking for talented High School students to create videos that engage students in Earth Science. Winners will have their videos posted on NASA’s website. They will

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Check out this Rube Goldberg “Princess Machine”

There’s a great GoldieBlox (“Toys for future inventors”) ad featuring three girls that decided to set up a Rube Goldberg device that runs pretty much entirely through the house and the yard. You’ve got to see the video (YouTube). The LA Times wrote a lengthy article entitled, “GoldieBlox video: Inspiring girls to be builders”. You

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Early Math Learning

The booklet, Early Learning, Math at Home, and this Early Math Learning web site are California Mathematics Council’s way of supporting families, and organizations that work with families, in our efforts to give young children a wonderful start in learning mathematics. http://earlymathlearning.com/

 
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Dept. of Ed. Looking for Focus Group Members

The California Department of Education (CDE) is recruiting members for four focus groups across California to solicit input on the revision of the Science Framework for California Public Schools Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Science Framework). The Science Framework will be revised to incorporate and support Next Generation Science Standards for California’s Public Schools, K-12, adopted

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