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June/July 2022 – Vol. 34 Issue 5


President's Message

Answering the Call in Palm Springs!

Answering the Call in Palm Springs!

Poolside chill, amazing mountain views, balmy evenings, great restaurants, ultra cool mid-century architecture, golf, tennis, hiking… Who doesn’t love Palm Springs?
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Global Perspectives on DEI: Women in STEM in Higher Education

Global Perspectives on DEI: Women in STEM in Higher Education

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become the focus of numerous organizations and is a newly formed committee for the California Association of Science Educators (CASE). In the US, efforts to improve diversity have largely focused on the inclusion of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), as American women are…
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The Global Environmental Crisis - The Wicked Problem

The Global Environmental Crisis - The Wicked Problem

The Global Environmental Crisis is a wicked problem. I first heard this idea of a “wicked problem” when I attended the professional development Teaching for Sustainable Communities through the California Global Education Project (CGEP). As a middle school science teacher, I was looking for meaningful, purposeful, and practical summer professional…
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In CASE You Missed It June/July 2022

In CASE You Missed It June/July 2022

Happy summer! With the school year winding down, CASE is starting to gear up for the 2022 California Science Education Conference. We also have lots of other happenings as well, so take a look at what you missed!
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Region 4 Events

Region 4 update: June/July 2022

Region 4 update: June/July 2022

In January, Mono County held their county-wide Science Fair and winners will be competing at the regional SIMSEF science competition.
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Spotlight

California Skies, June 2022

California Skies, June 2022

In June 2022, all the bright objects to be seen at dusk are stars, plus the Moon in the first two weeks, culminating with a “Supermoon”. Where are all the planets? Cool mornings and a rare lineup of four to all five bright planets in “correct” order across the sky before dawn are rich rewards for early risers. The Moon, waning from Full to a thin…
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California Classroom Science

CASE's signature publication, is an electronic publication that is produced bimonthly. The publication consists of mostly original content produced by CASE members and provides information of interest to California science educators.

CCS is packed with information, news, resources, ideas, and activities of current interest to science educators. CCS is delivered to CASE members electronically via e-mail and is available on our website for all to enjoy.

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Science Classroom Move

CASE’s newsletter, California Classroom Science, has always had great articles about resources, lessons, planning tools, and issues in science education. But sometimes the things that help us the most are the little things: A classroom move. This is a new interactive column that allows you to share those little moves. We’d love to hear from all of you!

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