STEM is fun for everyone!

Schools and libraries throughout the coast are holding Family STEM Nights, featuring hands-on science and engineering activities that families can engage in together. Our Hub has resources educators can borrow to enhance local Family STEM Night.

 

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What are the Next Generation Science Standards? These new education standards recently adopted by Oregon are a powerful foundation to help students build a cohesive understanding of science over time. Parent Guides for Grades K-2, Grade 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12 are available at https://nextgenscience.org/parentguides.

FOSSIL FEST at Hatfield Marine Science Center

February 9, 2019 10am to 4pm in Newport

Join us for hands-on family activities, special guest lectures, information on where to look for fossils, and techniques and tips on how to prepare your fossil. Bring your own specimens in for help identifying them. Special guest lectures in the Hennings Auditorium include:

  • What is a Desmostylus? by Aaron Currier at 11:30 am
  • Super Predators: The Biggest and the Best by Bill Orr at 1:30 pm

 

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Marine Science Day 2019 at Hatfield Marine science Center

April 13, 2019, 10am to 4pm in Newport

Get behind-the-scenes to experience the research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique in the Pacific Northwest.

Come learn what's new on the Oregon Coast's most dynamic Marine Science campus. Meet scientists, talk to them about their work, and engage in hands on activities. It's fun for the whole family. 

Admission is FREE and no tickets are required. Donations are always appreciated.

Volunteers NEEDED! Adult/child pairs encouraged.

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