Category: Education

  • 2018 Scholarship Recipient Yash Taneja Writes About His College Experience

    2018 Scholarship Recipient Yash Taneja Writes About His College Experience

    Yash Taneja is our 2018 Carol Phan Memorial College Scholarship recipient and this is Yash’s blog entry describing his first quarter experiences at U.C. Davis where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. To read Yash’s winning Scholarship application submission….go here.   Thank you, Yash! We wish you the very best at U.C. Davis and will wait […]

  • STEAM: Disney Research Designs Kinetic Wire Characters

    STEAM: Disney Research Designs Kinetic Wire Characters

    NEW: STEAM related videos. This one is from Disney Research showing how they design kinetic wire characters.

  • 2018 “Fill-the-Bag” with Classroom Supplies for Teachers

    2018 “Fill-the-Bag” with Classroom Supplies for Teachers

    See Tracy, CA teachers getting classroom supplies donated by our sponsors.

  • Inyoung Hong Graduates from Cornell University

    Inyoung Hong Graduates from Cornell University

    “Today, I graduate from Cornell University, bringing my undergraduate years to a final close. It’s a little strange to reflect on my time in college. On one hand, the four years have flown by so quickly. Yet, at the same time, high school seems like a distant memory, far older than a mere four years.[….]

  • LEGO Mindstorms Education Ev3 for STEM / STEAM

    LEGO Mindstorms Education Ev3 for STEM / STEAM

    Update Jan 16, 2020: Looks like this product line has been updated to Spike Prime. I added a valid video link and the web link below goes to the right place.  Geek on! The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and […]

  • STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

    STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

    “LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM learning directly in their hands.” Lego STEM […]

  • STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

    STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

    LittleBits Web Site With ForCarol.com’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our first blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers can use in their classrooms. In the old days, this engineer used breadboards to put together prototypes of my designs. These […]

  • 12 Women Scientists

    12 Women Scientists

    Since ForCarol.com is education oriented, I thought this TED article introducing “12 Badass” women scientists might of interest. Here is a short quote from the article. To read more about these amazing women scientists, please go to the article. “Everywhere you look, odds appear stacked against women in STEM. Young male scientists receive up to […]

  • “Fill-the-Bag” Sponsors 2016

    “Fill-the-Bag” Sponsors 2016

      Most of  the 2015 sponsors are returning in 2016. See the 2016 list of sponsors below (click the logo to visit their web site). Our newest sponsor:  Visit the Pink Turtle Ice Cream Shop next to Tracy High. RESIDENT / PARENT SPONSORS 2016 The Popal Family The Inman Family NEW SMALL BUSINESS SPONSORS for 2016 […]