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There is a lot going on in the Oregon Coast STEM Hub!
Dive in to OSU's 150 Celebration!
Dive in to OSU's 150 Celebration!The OSU150 Sea Grant Festival is part of OSU150, a year-long celebration of Oregon State University's 150th anniversary. Celebrate OSU's many years of stewardship—in protecting our coasts and oceans, and all who depend on them. Learn how OSU faculty are discovering new frontiers, educating current and future generations and working with communities to solve today’s most pressing issues. Events will kick off in Corvallis on February 12th and feature activites at several coastal locations during the weekend of February 17-19. Schedule of Events
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Warrenton Schools Secure State Grant for Tech Center - by Edward Stratton
December 6, 2017 - Josh Jannusch of Warrenton-Hammond School District, applied for and received a grant to his district that will kick-start the construction of a center at Warrenton High School offering students automotive, welding and other technology programs. Josh is also the North Coast Coordinator for the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. Read the article
Oregon Expands Career Readiness with $10.3 million investment in hands-on learning for 101 schools
December 4, 2017 - The Oregon Department of Education and Bureau of Labor and Industries awarded $10.3 million in career readiness grant funds to Oregon schools, including proposals from Warrenton-Hammond School District, Lincoln County School District, and Lincoln City Career Tech High School. Read the press release
Kids Study Underwater Volcanoes
November 30, 2017 - The Oregoncoastdailynews describes how the Oregon Coast STEM Hub is recruiting grade 5-12 classrooms from the coast to participate in a Ship to Shore Classroom live connection with researchers who are on board the R/V Falkor studying undersea volcanoes. Read the article
Students Still Learning Over Turkey Week Break
November 30, 2017 - The Oregon Coast STEM Hub participated in the Thanksgiving Enrichment program at Taft 7-12 High School in Lincoln City, sharing the straw rocket launcher from the OCSH resource trailer. Read the article
Exploration and Discovery - By Mark Brennan
October 14, 2017 - The Siuslaw News describes how a third grade class from Florence is learning about the ocean and coast by connecting with community and exploring outdoors. Partners include Siuslaw Elementary, OCEP, ODFW STEP, OSG (Finding the Hook), Marine Discovery Tours, Port of Siuslaw and more! Read the article
Knappa Students Build Miniature Boats in Exchange with Japan - By Edward Stratton
October 9, 2017 - A new Educational Passages program operated through Columbia River Maritime Museum helps students build and launch unmanned sailboats in partnership with classrooms in Japan. Two 3rd grade classes from Hilda Lahti School in Knappa built a boat that will be launched this December. The Daily Astorian reports: Read the article * Boat page
Marshfield High School's Manufacturing Class Creates Professionals - By Jillian Ward
September 25, 2017 - The World Link describes how Coos Bay students can earn certificates before graduation to land them in high paying jobs. Read the article
Girls Who Code Puts New Clubs on the Schedule - September 20, 2017 - The World Link announces that the Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board is adding new "Girls Who Code" clubs for grades 6 through 12 in the Coos Bay area. Groups begin September 26 on Tuesdays or Thursdays in Coos Bay, Bandon, Gold Beach and Roseburg. - Read the article
Shipwreck Searchers Scan Oswald West for Beeswax - September 15, 2017- What does the Clatsop Community College ROV team do with their robot when they are not competing in MATE competitions? Why, they use it to look for a 17th century Spanish galleon shipwreck off the Oregon coast! - Read the Daily Astorian article
Sept 24 - Reprinted in US News & World Report
Astoria High School Aiming to Launch Robotics Team - by Edward Stratton - September 14, 2017 - The Daily Astorian reports that a new Astoria HS robotics team is seeking student members, adult mentors and funds so they can compete in this year's FIRST Robotics tournament. Read the article
Beneath the Flats - September 12, 2017 - High school students attending the OMSI Coastal Documentary Explorers camp in Newport made a video about students and researchers who study mud shrimp. - Watch the video
SOAR Project at Oregon Coast Community College - September 7, 2017 - Four OCCC students launched four balloons to measure atmospheric conditions on the day of the Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21, 2017. Watch their 8 minute video of the project, and read their field reports.
See the Oregon Coast STEM Hub calendar for a comprehensive list of upcoming STEM events and opportunities.