April 3, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- Our Health and Science Highlights brings you cutting edge news each week that could impact your health and our future.
- As Arctic Ice Melts, It's A Free-For-All For Oil ... And Tusks (NPR)
- Weather: Key ingredient to never-ending fire season (FEMA)
- World’s first successful uterus transplant patient is pregnant via in-vitro fertilization (Raw Story)
- Heart drug linked to cancer (Ivanhoe Newswire)
- A Mile-High Hack: An App That Could Remotely Hijack Planes (NPR)
- Businesses Seek Out 'Culture Of Health' Areas (NPR)
- High levels of lead found in US rice (BBC)
- How 'green' are electric cars? (BBC)
- Supreme Court Asks: Can Human Genes Be Patented? (NPR)
- Rural electric co-ops go green (Christian Science Monitor)
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March, 8, 2013 (La Mesa)--Fun with Physics introduces all ages and the entire family to fun, hands-on science experiments. Fun with Physics will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the La Mesa Boys and Girls Teen Club & Highwood Park, 7775 Junior High Drive, La Mesa, 91941. Experiments include: Bubbles, Sink or Float, Oobleck, Dry Ice Experiments, Airplanes and Helicopters and more. Come join the Fun!
February 7, 2013 (Washington D.C.) – This week marks the completion of Congressman Scott Peters’ first month in office. Since Peters was sworn in on January 3rd, he has been appointed to two key committees, helped introduce bipartisan legislation to repeal burdensome medical device taxes, and voted to improve Congress’ preparedness and accountability.
January 16, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)--The Democratic Caucus earlier this month approved additional committee assignments for Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has been assigned to serve on the House Science, Space and Technology committee.
November 19, 2012 (Alpine) -- Marshmallows and toothpicks taught Boulder Oaks Elementary students a lesson in engineering last week as engineers from UTC Aerospace System’s Aerostructures business came to celebrate Engineering Week with the children and serve as judges for the school-wide bridge building contest.
The annual Boulder Oaks Elementary Engineering Week is part of the school’s STEAM program emphasizing science, technology, engineering, arts & math.
Boulder Oaks Elementary welcomed visiting UTC Aerospace Systems engineers: From L to R, Timothy Ronco- Thermodynamics Engineer, Kate Grabosky – New Program Supply Chain & EPO Community Outreach focal, Kurtis Mundell- Design Engineer, Jared Victor- Materials Engineer, Ryan Bolin- Stress Engineer
Fun learning opportunities abound at Cuyamaca College
May 13, 2012 (El Cajon) -- As Summer vacation approaches, College for Kids at Cuyamaca College provides the perfect combination of fun and learning for elementary and middle-schoolers, with a wide assortment of low-cost classes and activities.The program offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program is available for youths, ages 7 to14. Registration just opened, and classes are offered from mid-July to mid-August at Cuyamaca College.