NASA Astronaut James Kelly speaks to Oxnard students

James Kelly speaks about his experience.On Thursday, December 19, 2013, Retired NASA Astronaut James Kelly (Colonel, USAF, RET.) spoke in the Performing Arts Center at Oxnard High School about his experiences as a space shuttle pilot. Watch video of the speech, filmed for the district by Tod Deardorff About James Kelly James M. Kelly (Colonel, USAF, RET.) NASA ASTRONAUT PERSONAL [...]

Camarillo climate camp brings NASA to town

Students got a hands-on climate lesson at a new NASA-funded summer camp where youths and teachers learn together.The camp was the second part of a seven-day workshop that began with the teachers learning new techniques for instructing students last week. CSU Channel Islands and NASA hosted the Promoting Educational Leadership Climate Science Summer Institute and […]

Pacifica and NASA

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Students in Ms. Diane Winter’s chemistry class at Pacifica High School in Oxnard, California conducted one Filtration: No Dirt, No Germs experiment before participating in a live webinar. During the webcast, ACS and NASA scientists at Johnson Space Center performed the same experiment and discussed how it relates to water purification on earth and on […]

Pacifica students chat with NASA scientists

  Science students at Pacifica High School in Oxnard chatted Thursday with NASA scientists and representatives of the International Space Station via the Internet.  Pacifica, one of three schools nationwide selected to participate in NASA’s Digital Learning Network webcast, was chosen because students participated in the American Chemical Society’s International Year of Chemistry Global Water […]

NASA grant to benefit 8 Ventura County schools

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Students at eight high schools in Ventura County will get to enhance their studies of global climate change science, thanks to a $590,000 grant obtained from NASA by a CSU Channel Islands education professor. The 2011 Innovation in Global Climate Change Education grant will be used to train biology and Earth science teachers at eight […]

OUHSD and CSUCI jointly receive NASA Education Grant

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Oxnard Union High School District approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with California State University Channel Islands to implement NASA’s 2011 Innovation in Global Climate Change Education grant. California State University Channel Islands has received a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) grant ($593,000), Promoting Educational Leadership (PEL), that will involve Oxnard Union High School […]