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Searching the Sky: The Leonid Meteor Shower

The Leonid meteors come from the comet 55/Tempel-Tuttle. Every 33 years this comet passes through the inner solar system and sheds new filaments of debris, adding to the general meteor stream.

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Searching the Sky: Mercury transits the face of the Sun

David Baumgartner writes about what you can see in the sky this November.

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Constellation of the Month: Aquarius the Water Carrier

David Baumgartner writes about the water bearer constellation and showing the stars to Tres Pinos School students.

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Searching the Sky: A moon of many names

Our planet's satellite might have names like Blue Moon, but as David Baumgartner writes, "I have been viewing the moon all my life, and have yet to glance upon one that was blue."

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Searching the Sky: Transparent September Skies

In this latest stargazing article, David Baumgartner writes about a group of stars known as the Summer Triangle.

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Searching the Sky: No telescope needed for this view

The first in a series of astronomy articles on stargazing.

Students waiting for the winners to be called at the March 21 STEAM Fair. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

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STEAM Fair connects students with science and art

San Benito County Office of Education hosts showcase of exhibits and demonstrations from grades four through eight.

Fremont Peak and the Gabilan Range. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

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San Benito Geology: Piece by Piece, How San Benito County Came to Be

This is the sixth and final article in a series about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. This article is a summary of the geological events that formed our current landscapes.

Lake terraces can be seen at the base of the Lomerias Muertas and above the San Benito River. This rich San Juan Valley soil was once the bottom of a Pleistocene lake. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

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San Benito Geology: San Benito Underwater

This is the fifth in a series of six monthly articles about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. The focus of this article is Pleistocene Lake San Benito.

USGS creep meter station on San Andreas Fault near St. Francis Retreat. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

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San Benito Geology: Earthquake 101

This is the fourth in a series of six monthly articles about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. The topics are the nature of science, how do earthquakes occur and how are they measured.

Rolling hills near the Vergeles Fault. Photo by Ilia Carson-Letelier.

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San Benito Geology: All Your Faults

This is the third in a series of six monthly articles about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. This topic is the Calaveras Fault and other local faults.

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San Benito Geology: Living on the Edge

This is the second in a series of six monthly articles about the geology of San Benito County by retired Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick. This topic is the San Andreas Fault.

Photo from the 2017 Science Fair Winners

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SBCOE Recruiting for Judges for the 2018 Science Fair

The science Fair will take place on March 19-20 and is for students in all San Benito County schools.

Local residents purchase San Benito Gold's raw, unprocessed honey both to improve their health, as well as to use as a natural sweetener.

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Local Beekeeper touts benefits of honey but the science is up for debate

Though there are many proven benefits of eating local honey, is curing allergies one of them?

Science Fair winners receive awards in ceremony

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Science Fair winners receive awards

Young scientists from around the county honored for their creativity