Category Archives: Education

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 for your “after graduation blog”

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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 WeDo 2.0 Web site WeDo

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STEM Educational Products: StemBox

“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 This box contains all the materials your students need to learn about

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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 breadboards were meant to see

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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 twice as much funding as

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“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 (click logo to visit web

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About & Donate

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 IB / Ag Sci scholar with a 3.5 GPA or above and

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Donate $25, or more, to ForCarol.com and get this COOL TOTE

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). All donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE. (Non-Tracy, CA  U.S. residents, for a $50,

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