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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)
  • 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 stanadards 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.

2017-2018 CCS Production Schedule


Copy Deadline

March/April, 2017

February 1, 2017

May/June, 2017

April 1, 2017

July/August, 2017

June 1, 2017

September/October, 2017

August 1, 2017

November/December, 2017

October 1, 2017

January/February, 2018

December 1, 2017

March/April, 2018

February 1, 2018

May/June, 2018

April 1, 2018

July/August, 2018

June 1, 2018

September/October, 2018

August 1, 2018

November/December, 2018

October 1, 2018

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 .