Thank you Orange County United Way for Continuing to Support Science Education

July 30, 2015 in Community Members

We are pleased to announce that we have received a $32,000 grant from Orange County United Way. The grant will provide continued support for Science@OC’s partnership with Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) educators to improve and enhance the district’s middle school science programs.

“We are extremely grateful to United Way for the support it has provided toward our efforts in Santa Ana,” said Sue Neuen, Science@OC’s executive director. “Funding and support from United Way over the past five years in SAUSD has undoubtedly been one of a number of key factors in the significant improvement in Santa Ana middle school student scores on the California Standards Test in science.”

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Volunteers Needed at the Energy Solar Decathlon

July 27, 2015 in Community Members, Educators, Get Involved, Parents, STEM Careers

The Energy Solar Decathlon, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is returning to the Orange County Great Park in Irvine this October. Open to the public free of charge, the Solar Decathlon gives visitors the opportunity to tour solar-powered houses, gather ideas to use in their own homes, and learn how energy-saving features can help them save money today. Read the rest of this entry →