The Milky Way. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Science

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.

Science

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.

Science

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.

Science

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.

Science

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.

Science

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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Science

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

Science

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.

Agriculture

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

Science

Science Fair winners receive awards

Young scientists from around the county honored for their creativity

STEM students present their research

Schools

Science Symposium highlights Gavilan College student research

Nineteen Gavilan College STEM summer interns presented their science findings during the college's eighth annual science symposium

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Children and Youth

Hands-on Science in Preschool

Sacred Heart Parish School preschool students get a hands-on lesson in life science

When Randal asks for a volunteer, he gets mobbed.

Children and Youth

Rural students learn science hands-on

Rural K-8 students flock to Lawrence Hall of Science show at Southside School

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Health

Young Women in Science Camp at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Science Camp offered through the Monterey Bay Aquarium for girls entering 7th and 8th grade in 2013-2014 school year