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The California Report: Newly Protected Immigrants Will Be Eligible for Medi-Cal, Advocates Say

By Lisa Aliferis

California undocumented immigrants who are eligible for deferred deportation under President Obama’s executive action are expected to be eligible for Medi-Cal, as long as they meet income guidelines, advocates said Thursday. 149 more words


The Amazing Life of Sand

This is a brilliant short by KQED Public Media, the PBS station in San Francisco. Great macro photography and videography and a fascinating story.

There’s a story in every grain of sand: tales of life and death, fire and water.

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The Amazing Life of Sand

Every grain of sand has a story to tell.

By studying the composition and texture of sand, geologists can reconstruct its incredible life history. “There’s just a ton of information out there, and all of it is in the sand,” said Mary McGann, a geologist at the United States Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA. 26 more words


Parent Resource: "What’s Going on Inside the Brain of a Curious Child?"

“That’s science: Asking questions and seeking answers.”

An interesting peek into what happens in the brain during moments of curiosity. This article explores the importance of curiosity in the classroom. 69 more words


Secrets of Sourdough, KQED on Youtube

An excellent way to spend 8 minutes of your day…watching this KQED short on sourdough.


An Orange October

I typically arrive to assignments over prepared. I bring way too many lenses and enough batteries to last me a week. But for something momentous like the World Series, I decided to bring one camera and two lenses. 202 more words