We’ll Keep on Keepin’ On!

Since the new year started, we’ve been busy. Yes, we’ve been attending conferences, generating content and meeting with science teachers throughout the country. But, we’ve also been marching. A lot. Let’s see, it started with The Women’s March on January 21st, rolled into the March for Science on April 22nd and topped off with the People’s Climate March on April 29th.

Seems weird to be marching for science—but, OKAY. We ‘Woman-ed Up’, put on our ‘sensible shoes’, cooked-up clever phrases for homemade signs and gave up weekends. Why? Because if we don’t, the world may become an intolerable place for our children.

By: Denise Ryan


Got Water? YES WE DO!

-By Nancy Burnett

California is leaping for joy with all the water we received this winter.  Our ponds are full of water just waiting for our amphibian friends.

I love visiting my favorite ponds to see what’s going on. In March the Western toads were already gathering. We could hardly drive at night there were so many crossing the road heading to the water.

The Best Shape of Life Presenters are TEACHERS!

Presenting never fails to be a learning experience for us.

What’s better than spending a blustery Saturday in Santa Cruz? Spending it with science and math teachers at the Monterey Bay Science and Monterey Bay Math Projects (MBAMP) Winter STEM Conference!

My colleague, Natasha, and I had the enviable opportunity of presenting Shape of Life to teachers from our