CRS News

Browse our newsletter archive to see what we've been up to! The CRS newsletter is published twice each year (Fall, Spring) to keep our community of teachers, scientists, education organizations and supporters up to date on CRS people, programs, and accomplishments.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

  • Celebrating 20 Years: Honoring Excellence and Looking to the Future
  • Bergman Fundraising Challenge
  • Science Super Stars
  • Private Industry Partners
  • Resource Fair: It's All About Making Connections

 

Fall 2016 Newsletter

 

  • Save the Date for CRS's 20th Birthday party and fundraising evening. March 16, 2017 6-9 pm.
  • Field Trip for Teachers at Lake Merritt
  • BASIS Lesson Library
  • Science Al Fresco
  • Thank you to partners and supporters
  • 20 years of BASIS programs in schools
  • Phenomena Centric Science
  • Be A Scientist

Spring 2016 Newsletter

  • Meet the 2016 Science Super Star Classrooms
  • Field Trip for Teachers at Chabot Space and Science Center
  • Collaboration and exploration with the Pinole family of elementary schools
  • Thank you to our many supporters!
  • Family Science Nights
  • Volunteer Appreciation Party

 


Fall 2015 Newsletter

  • Science is on the Upswing
  • Year 5: Celebrating Science Super Star Teachers
  • Exploring Crab Cove: Field Trip for Teachers
  • Providing Time and Space for Teachers to Learn Together
  • Thank You to our Partners and Supporters
  • Thank You Professor Bergman
  • STEM Volunteers Gather for BASIS Kickoff
  • Pop Up Science!

Spring 2015 Newsletter

 

  • Celebrating Excellence in Science Teaching - This years Science Super Stars
  • What do Robots, Owls, Space, and Donuts Have in Common? CRS Spring Field Trip for Teachers & Resource Fair
  • Paper airplanes, Jelly Beans, and Dancing Oobleck, all in the Name of Science - Be a Scientist pilot program
  • Keep Science Thriving in Schools: Spring Giving Goal $10,000!
  • Thank you to our 2015 Partners, Donors & Supporters
  • Curiosity, Discovery, Inspiration
  • Providing Time for Teachers to Learn, Share Together - Science Professional Development
  • BASIS Volunteers Inspire Exploration

Fall 2014 Newsletter

  • Proving the Effectiveness of CRS Support. External evaluation of CRS work
  • Why Should Students have all the Fun? Field Trip for Teachers at Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Be a Scientist: Pilot Middle School Project
  • Thank you to our Donors and Supporters
  • The Bergman Welch Award Challenge
  • The CRS Science Super Star Challenge
  • Teachers say Thank You
  

 

 

Spring 2014 Newsletterlink to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • Congratulations to the 2013-14 Science Super Star
  • Because.  It's a powerful word in a teacher's toolbox.
  • Thank you to our partners, donors, and supporters
  • BASIS Celebration
  • Field Trip for Teachers at the Exploratorium

 

 

 

Fall 2013 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • Engineering in the Classroom
  • Failure in Science, Engineering & the Classroom
  • Spotlight On: BASIS Volunteer, Megan V.
  • Field Trip for Teachers: Oakland Museum of California
  • New Science Standards Workshop for Environmental Education Organizations

 

 


Spring 2013 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • Science Al Fresco at Cal Day
  • Field Trip for Teachers: Science and Art at The Crucible
  • 2012-13 Science Super Star Winner Announced
  • From the ED: Spring Renewal: A Dedication to Science

Fall 2012 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • Field Trip for Teachers: Outdoor and Marine Exploration
  • From the ED: What is Evidence?
  • Toast to 15 Years and BASIS Fall Kickoff Highlights
  • Cam, the Curious Chameleon


 

 

 

Spring 2012 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • Inspiration in the Classroom: from the volunteer's perspective
  • East Bay Regional Park District hosts CRS Spring Field Trip for Teachers at Lake Temescal in Oakland
  • From the ED: Role Models Inspire
  • Science Super Star Challenge Awards
  • Advisory Council: Enhancing Science Education
  • Celebrating Childhood Dreams at the BASIS Volunteer Appreciation Event


 

 Fall 2011 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • CRS Season of Celebration: Founders' Event and BASIS Fall Kickoff
  • Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center Field Trip for Teachers
  • Welcome New Staff
  • CRS and the Bay Area Science Festival
  • Teaching Students to Ask Questions and Think Like (Bayer) Scientists
  • Science Super Star Program
  • From the ED: Keeping the Fires of Science Learning Alight
     

Spring 2011 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader

In this issue:

  • CRS Forms Advisory Council on Science Education
  • CIC Spotlight: Wishing Bon Voyage to Ailey Crow
  • Celebrating Science Success in BUSD
  • Spring Science Resource Social on the Research Vessel Robert G. Brownlee
  • Awards & Recognition: UC Chancellor's Award, STEMposium, GSI Awards
  • From the E.D.: What's Under That Rock?

 

Fall 2010 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • Bayer Scientists Prepare to Share Lessons with Young Students
  • Teachers Explore Resources, Share Experiences at UC Botanical Gardens Fall Social
  • Be CuRiouS: Mining in the News and In Your Classroom
  • CIC Spotlight: 2010-11 Kickoff
  • CRS 2009-10 Results By the Numbers

Spring 2010 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • CIC Spotlight: Going Global with Gautham Venugopalan and Richard Novak
  • Stories from the Classroom: Teachers and Students Loving Science
  • Be CuRiouS: Earth Science in the News
  • Time for Thinking About Teaching Science
  • From the E.D.: What does it take to turn youth onto science?
  • Teachers, We're at Your Service!

Fall 2009 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • Introducing our new Executive Director, Teresa Barnett
  • CRS: Working today to inspire the scientists of tomorrow
  • CIC Spotlight: Andy Tsai, metals wizard
  • Fall Science Social: Redwoods were the life of the party
  • Free (or nearly free) stuff
  • Expanding professional support for teachers at all stages

Spring 2009 Newsletter link to download Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • CRS is honored by UC Berkeley and Bayer USA
  • Teachers fish for resources at our spring Cal Academy Science Social
  • 5- and 10-minute science teaching ideas
  • Our revised Science Methods course for preservice teachers at CSUEB
  • Year 2 of the MASERS pilot program at Piedmont Middle School

Fall 2008 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • CRS launches our new Web site
  • CIC program providing new connections for scientist volunteers
  • Science education meta-sites worth checking out
  • CRS' CalTeach course at UC Berkeley
  • Staff update: new Program Coordinator

Spring 2008 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • CRS teaching science course for multi-subject credential at CSUEB
  • CIC teams expanding to new departments
  • Branching out with the Piedmont Middle School pilot program
  • New interactive Web sites and field trips
  • Distinguished group advises CRS
  • We have a new office! (but the same mailing address)

Fall 2007 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader 
In this issue:

  • CRS unveils a new searchable online database of local science education resources
  • Welcome, OUSD lead science teachers!
  • CIC scientist classroom outreach continues to expand
  • New rates, free buses, and great programs in Oakland
  • CRS supports development of new teachers
  • CRS' wish list

Spring 2007 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • New lesson demonstration workshop a success
  • Survey says...member survey results are in!
  • CIC "teams" involve more scientists in outreach
  • Exciting opportunities for science professional development
  • The Environmental Education Evaluation Learning Community
  • CRS turns 10!

Fall 2006 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • Report links environmental education and academic achievement
  • New CIC models for getting scientists in local classrooms
  • Web sites to teach students about scientists and their work
  • CRS is pusing the professional development envelope
  • Get involved at crscience.org

Fall 2005 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • Special issue: CRS Angels
    • Current and former staff
    • Tech gurus
    • CRS' Board of Directors
    • CIC volunteers
  • Science in the kitchen
  • Educators at the heart of CRS
  • Member news

Spring 2005 Newsletter link to download the free Adobe Reader
In this issue:

  • Chemists heat up CIC program
  • Science Socials promote connections
  • CRS focus: learning about learning
  • Do science planning with CRS this summer
  • Arthur Selleck Memorial Fund

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