Upcoming Events

GEMS camp August 2016

Oregon Renewable Energy Challenge - link
February 28: More than 230 3rd to 12th grade students from Clatspop, Tillamook and Lincoln Counties are bringing their wind, wave and solar energy devices to Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport to see which designs produce the most energy. Students will also present engineering posters to volunteer judges.

GEMS: Girls in Engineering and Marine Science camp - link
March 10 and 11: Oregon Coast 7th and 8th grade girls interested in STEM related careers will have the unique opportunity to spend two days working with researchers at Hatfield Marine Science Center in the labs and in the field. Participants will engage in hands-on activities, learn about STEM careers, get behind-the-scenes tours, and spend the night in the Shark Tunnel at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Students must provide own transportation to and from HMSC in Newport, bring sleeping bags and change of clothing. All meals provided. Register * Download a flyer

HMSC Marine Science Day - link
April 8: Come to Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport for a free Open House event. Get behind-the-scenes to experience the research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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In the News

Take a Shine to Science, at GEMS Camp
February 14, 2017 - Oregon Coast Today shares information about the Oregon Coast STEM Hub's upcoming Girls in Engineering and Marine Science (GEMS) camp being held in Newport on March 10th and 11th. Registration for 7th and 8th grade girls is open until March 3. Read the article

"Girls Who Code" Comes to Coos Bay to Inspire more Women to Join Tech Sector - by Christelle Koumoue
December 30, 2016 - A national nonprofit agency is launching the first "Girls Who Code" afterschool club in Coos Bay. The free program targets girls in grades 6 to 12 and involves weekly meetings for the rest of the school year. KCBY.com

Oregon Sea Grant Prepares Coastal Kids for High-Tech Jobs - by Rick Cooper
October 27, 2016 - The Fall/Winter 2016 Edition of Oregon Sea Grant's Confluence magazine features a story about the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. View the magazine * Online article
November 10, 2016 - Republished in the Newport News Times

Bandon Teacher Has Cruise of a Lifetime - by Amy Moss Strong
October 6, 2016 - Bandon Western World reports on last month's R/V Oceanus Shipboard Experience, highlighting local Bandon High School teacher Martha Kemple and other coastal teachers and students who participated. Read the article

Fifth Graders Get 66 Minutes to Build a Better Robot - by Edward Stratton
October 4, 2016 - The Daily Astorian describes how students at Lewis and Clark Elementary school had a chance to design, build and deploy underwater robots through the Columbia River Maritime Museum's "Under the Sea" STEM program. Read the article

In One Ear: Here A Whale, There a Whale - by Elleda Wilson
September 30, 2016 - The Daily Astorian highlights a high school student and teacher from Warrenton who took part in the 3 day shipboard experience on board the R/V Oceanus. Read the article

A Taste of Marine Research Aboard the Oceanus - by Steve Card
September 28, 2016 - This News Times article shares the R/V Oceanus shipboard experience, highlighting impressions from the three students and one teacher from Lincoln County, as well as from the Education PI Tracy Crews. Read the article [link][pdf]

Students Go on Scientific Cruise on OSU Research Vessel
September 28, 2016 - OregonCoastDailyNews.com describes the experience that students and teachers from Bandon, North Bend, Waldport, Newport and Warrenton had sailing on board the R/V Oceanus for four days, conducting research alongside OSU scientists and learning about CTDs, marine mammals, and seabirds. Read the article

North Bend Senior Joins Research Vessel - by Jillian Ward
September 26, 2016 - The World Link describes how a shipboard experience on the R/V Oceanus affected North Bend high school student Matthew Perry and continued his interest in STEM. Perry and his science teacher found out about the opportunity through the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. Read the article

Tours available on OSU Research Vessel
September 12, 2016 - OSU offers dockside tours of the R/V Oceanus in Portland. Read the press release

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Check the Calendar

See the Oregon Coast STEM Hub calendar for a comprehensive list of upcoming STEM events and opportunities.