A KCET travel journal, “Explore Ventura, Gateway to the Channel Islands” by Sandi Hemmerlein, highlighted the whimsical creations of local sculptor BiJian Fan, which evoke the wildlife found on the islands.
KCET is a non-commercial educational, independent television station licensed to Los Angeles.
A sculpture of bald eagle by BiJian Fan landed at Channel Islands National Park. Bald eagles were eliminated from the islands by the 1960s due to DDT contamination and human persecution. Through habitat restoration and reintroduction, bald eagles resumed breeding on the islands.
English words for number 11-19 mask numeral’s base-10 structure and place value. The masking sets back children 2 years in counting and arithmetic.
Ojai library offers a free remedy workshop for parents to give their children a leg up in mathematical development. It will be held at 6-7pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. More information is available at its website.
“Dragon raising head” is a Chinese festival celebrated on the 2nd day of the 2nd month in lunar calendar, a time when spring rain is important to agriculture. Dragon was regarded as the deity in charge of rain for good harvest.
4th graders learned math through origami art at Rio del Sol STEAM academy. They grasped mathematical concepts handily through folding paper ❤️. The visual and tactile learning turned students into Origami Math Geniuses (OMG)!