OUHSD Students Win at VC Science Fair

People are posing for photo.Congratulations to the following students from OUHSD who participated and were honored at the 2015 Ventura County Science Fair awards on Thursday, April 2nd for being winners in the following categories: Science Fair Awards Animal Behavioral and Social Sciences 3rd Place Zenaida Alcantar & Jacqueline Gonzalez from HHS 4th Place Melissa Salinas Cantu from HHS [...]

IB Chemistry Students visit Chip Camp at UCSB

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September 4 and September 5 two separate groups of the IB Chemistry Students went to Chip Camp at UCSB (56 students total). Students had the opportunity to make their own micro chips in the teaching clean room at UCSB. The students were split into groups, and each group conducted their own experiment testing variables of […]

OUHSD adds outdoor science program

The Oxnard Union High School District board recently approved a new after-school program led by environmental scientists and engineers. The district plans to offer the 12-week mentorship program, to be held at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, to up to 20 of its high school students in the fall. “The students are going […]

Guadalupe Melgarejo places 1st in Botany at VC Science Fair

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Every year, Hueneme High School (HHS) organizes a science fair to showcase individual or team scientific projects that were conducted by students throughout the entire school year and where local scientists, engineers, community leaders, and parents volunteer to judge the projects. For many of the participating science students at HHS the science fair is a […]

ACE Charter students design solar-powered pod to bring relief to disaster victims

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Students at ACE Charter High School in Camarillo were recently named semifinalists in the Samsung “Solve For Tomorrow” 2013 Education Contest. The students earned a prize package worth nearly $2,000. The contest called for students to submit a class project that explores the question “How can science and math be used to improve your environment […]

ACHS Students Participating in CSUCI Summer Lab Research Experience Opportunity

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Students will take a hands on approach to learning the latest molecular biological and biochemical concepts and methods. Students will create mutant DNA, learn to purify mutant protein from bacteria, and see the effects of their mutations. College-level mentors will work with the visiting students on learning the background, with getting comfortable with the techniques, […]

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 […]

Pacific’s Chemistry Club hosts 4th graders

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Thanks to a very generous grant from the American Chemical Society, Pacifica High School was able to host a science day for 104 Brekke students in the fourth grade. The students were here for about 4 hours and rotated through labs such as Dry Ice, Ice Cream, and slime. At the end of the day […]