‘It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.’ 



Upload your project and check your grades via:  https://yccd.blackboard.com/ 


click here for an excellent 15min TED presentation on Childhood Trauma and it's effects as adults

click here for an interesting article on the benefit of bananas

click here for a great visual of how much sugar is in our foods


Fall 2015 extra credit opportunities to be posted in mid-Sept

Throughout the semester there are free health related seminars which will enhance your understanding of current topics.  To earn 20 points (100 points maximum) you must attend one or several of these seminars and turn into Dr. Shrock a 5x8 card signed by the presenter with a one-sided summation of what you learned. 

Student Health Services Healthy Living talks
all talks are Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 in Electronics Building 108
(behind Founders Hall on East Campus)
click here for flyer with complete info


Science Colloquium Talks
Science Community Center, MJC West Campus, Room 115,
Wednesdays 3-4 pm
previous talks: https://share.yosemite.edu/view.aspx?i=1EH5 

Sept   9      Walter Ward, Stanislaus County Water Manager, "The Science Behind a Sustainable Water Supply for Stanislaus County"

Sept. 23     Horacio Ferriz, CSU Stanislaus Geophysicist, "Looking into the Earth: The Use of Geophysics to Assess Aquifer Depletion and Flood Control Levees"

Sept.  30    Maya Leiva, PharmD, RPh, “Chemotherapy”

Oct.   21     John Seager, President, Population Connection, “Human Population

Nov. 4        Dale Phillips, MJC Computer Science, “How Does a Computer Work its Magic?

Nov. 18      Jody Strait, MJC Student,  “Conservatives and Fighting Global Warming: An Either/Or?”

Dec. 2        Des Orsinelli, Engineer, “A Light Look at Reversing a Warming Planet”



Thursday Nights, Forum 110, 7:00-9:00PM, MJC East Campus, 435 College Avenue
Open to the Public Free of Charge


Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)
Travel 2 hours to Yosemite National Park and discover it's wonders and earn 20 points, even if you have been before! To earn the extra credit, bring you car admission receipt ($30.00) and write on one side of a 5x8 card on what you experienced.