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 […]
NEW: STEAM related videos. This one is from Disney Research showing how they design kinetic wire characters.
See Tracy, CA teachers getting classroom supplies donated by our sponsors.
“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.[….]
The LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 for STEM / STEAM enrichment looks like a fun way to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math. Here is the intro from the LEGO web site: “Save time on your STEM lesson planning while giving your students the inspiration, tools and knowledge […]
“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 […]
“Each month StemBox delivers hands-on STEM learning to girls 7-13. Girls also receive exposure to some of today’s most inspiring women in STEM through educational videos and interviews.” StemBox Web site Here is an example of a StemBox you can purchase from the web site. The Shark Box […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
About On Saturday Sept 18, 2010, four wonderful Tracy kids lost their lives in a senseless automobile accident. One was our lovely, intelligent friend, Carol Phan. In her honor, ForCarol.com was founded to help Tracy, CA residents by: 1. Providing a yearly $1,000 college scholarship to a Tracy High […]
If you are a Tracy, CA resident and DONATE $25, or more, to ForCarol.com, Inc., I will PERSONALLY deliver this COOL TOTE to your office or home. California is BANNING plastic bags……beat the transition WHILE HELPING local students and teachers. ForCarol.com, Inc is a 501c3 charity (45-1499304). […]
The following Tracy, CA small businesses have promised to “Fill the Bag” this summer with classroom supplies for local Tracy, CA teachers. Please do business with these wonderful small businesses. Click the business name to go to their web site. — NNIS Computer and Network Support Serving both […]