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California Classroom Science

California Classroom Science

California Classroom Science (CCS), CSTA's signature publication, is an electronic publication that is produced bimonthly. The publication consists of mostly original content produced by CSTA members and provides information of interest to California science educators.

CCS is packed with information, news, resources, ideas, and activities of current interest to science educators. CCS is delivered to CSTA members electronically via e-mail and is available on our website for all to enjoy.

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For information on advertising rates for California Classroom Science call (916) 979-7004 or download the rate sheet.

CSTA welcomes contributions, suggestions, and stories from its members. We welcome comments on items published and on science issues in general. All submissions must be submitted electronically. Attach a Word document to an email and send to CCS(at)cascience.org. CSTA reserves the right to edit all materials submitted for length and content.

Guidelines for Submission to California Classroom Science

  • Use bulleted lists rather than numbered
  • Include a title for your article
  • Aim for about 750-1,000 words, spell-checked, and proofread
  • Include your title, school, and contact email address
  • Include captions for photos/illustrations and explicitly state whose work they are (be sure they are not copyrighted you have secured the necessary permissions for photo use)
  • Embed links to referenced web pages.
  • Please observe published submission deadlines — (1st of the month prior to publication) - late submissions will not be included
  • Articles must use Next Generation Science Standards. The use of old science standards within an article will NOT be accepted
  • CSTA reserves the right to accept or reject all submissions

For additional information contact a member of our Publications Committee at CCS(at)cascience.org.

2018-2019 CCS Production Schedule


Copy Deadline

October/November 2018

September 17, 2018

December 2018/January 2019

November 19, 2018

February/March 2019

January 21, 2019

April/May 2019

March 18, 2019

June/July 2019

May 20, 2019

August/September 2019

July 22, 2019

October/November 2019

September 16, 2019

December 2019/January 2020

November 18, 2019

For subscriptions or membership information, go to our Membership page, email us , or call CSTA at (916) 979-7004, or fax (916) 979-7023, or subscribe on-line .