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Spooktacular Spider Painting At Children’s Museum

OAKHURST — All girls, boys and good little ghouls are welcome to come out and play this Saturday at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS). Volunteers will be hosting a fall craft class on Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. – noon. Children are invited to paint clay spiders and animals, while enjoying “hands on learning,” say organizers. This class is ...

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Stunning: Local Teen Feels Power Of Solar Eclipse

The world darkens around you. As the last rays of sunshine ripple through the air, the temperature begins to plummet. The birdsong stops as the sun ceases to be visible. Night — at 10 a.m. This is the power of a total solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is caused when the path of the Moon’s orbit leads it directly between ...

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Lego Robotics Day Camp Through Bass Lake Ed

OAKHURST — The Bass Lake Education Foundation (BLEF) is once again giving kids a Lego-Up on the STEM world, by running a robotics summer day camp designed for middle school students. Using the Lego Mindstorm EV-3 16-Student Curriculum Solution, the program offers a complete bundle for teaching computer science and STEM subjects using robotics. Lego Robotics are on the cutting ...

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Hands-On Workshop For Space Kids: Mysterious Jupiter

OAKHURST — Launched by NASA in 2011, spacecraft Juno arrived at its target, Jupiter, on Wednesday, July 6. During July, the spacecraft will perform an orbit insertion burn to slow it down enough to be captured in the planet’s orbit. When the mission concludes in 2018, it will have completed 37 informational gathering orbits of the planet. These facts and ...

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Local School Wins National Earth Science Contest

OAKHURST, CA – Small but mighty, Oakhurst Seventh-Day Adventist Christian School has won a national prize. Discovery Education and the Nutrients for Life Foundation, announced the winners of the 2016 Let It Grow Contest. This contest awards more than $10,000 in prizes to six schools nationwide as part of From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil, an education initiative that ...

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