STEM Race Car Challenge 2015

Trevor Perkins, PJ King, Amritpal Parmar and Charlie Cibrian captured the STEM Race Car Challenge on June 27, the culmination of a three-month program that challenged local students to develop and construct a gravity-powered car, test the effects of different factors and race them down a sloped track. Continue reading

Ready To Roll

Say you’re a third grader, sitting in class, and the teacher tells you to open your textbook to the chapter on gravity and the laws of motion. He writes “gravity” on the chalkboard in big, bold letters. You open your … Continue reading

Wine Country’s record-setting ‘weekend’

Sonoma wine country sipped deeply from the cup of generosity this week, as 84 county nonprofits divvied up portions of the more than $3 million raised at last year’s Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. The $3,385,400 raised through the 2014 fundraising … Continue reading

Sioux City Journal adds monthly magazine for kids

SIOUX CITY | Starting Sunday, Journal readers will find a new publication for—and by—kids tucked into their newspaper each month. Kid Scoop News will feature stories, poems, art, puzzles and more. Local students will write for the magazine. Their stories … Continue reading

Chevron and Kid Scoop News partner to expand STEM education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2014 Chevron and Kid Scoop News partner to expand STEM education and build STEM literacy for 30,000 elementary school students throughout Alameda & Contra Costa County (Oakland, CA, December 1, 2014)—Kid Scoop News, a hands-on … Continue reading