Local schools excel at education competitions
Science teacher Don Scott of E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School said 47 E.V. Cain students turned out for the fourth annual Placer County STEM Expo Saturday at William Jessup University in Rocklin, joined by other Auburn students from Alta Vista Community Charter School and Placer High School.
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We will be sending 6 of our Placer County students to the California State Science Fair:
Sarah Chang, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Rachel Dault, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Jonathan Horbaly, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Catherine Colella, Western Sierra Collegiate Academy
Cassidy McKee, E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School
Anne Lillis, E.V. Cain STEM Charter Middle School
On Jan. 20, Forbes magazine named Divya Nag the youngest person on its list of “30 Under 30” brightest stars in science and health care.
STEM Expo has been selected as the Placer County Affiliate for the California State Science Fair!
We have the privilege of selecting six participants to move on to the State competition...but wait, there's more!
JetBlue Airways, in partnering with us, is providing roundtrip airfare for each of the six students moving on to the California State Science Fair in southern California!
For some inspiration in Divergent Thought, check out the RSA Animate production of a lecture given by Sir Ken Robinson on Education.
Here is an example of how innovative thinking at a Furniture Plant influenced what is today William Jessup University, the location of the STEM Expo.
Innovation is all around us. Sometimes we just don't notice it. What is today may be very different from what was yesterday - or tomorrow. Such is the case with William Jessup's University Campus in Rocklin, CA.
Our entertainers today have a bit of appreciation for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math too!
Here's a bit of inspirational work from the band "OK, Go"