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Picture Perfect STEMposium Oct 12-13

July 26, 2017

Join the authors of Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons and discover how to use picture books to inspire Elementary STEM. Description: Combine elementary level science and literacy instruction—and now technology, engineering, and math, as well—with Picture-Perfect Science. The award-winning NSTA program features ready-to-teach elementary science lessons designed to help K–5 teachers integrate science and reading in an engaging, kid-friendly way. Choose from a 2-day STEMposium or a [...]

Finding the Hook: August 14-17

July 25, 2017

Oregon teachers:  Register for this four-day summer workshop! Title: Finding the Hook: Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Using Oregon’s Sustainable Fisheries Location: Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR Dates: Monday, August 14th 8:00am to Thursday, August 17th 5:00pm For: Oregon teachers grades 4-12 Cost: $50 to register; All participants will receive a $200 stipend upon completion of the workshop. Download a Flyer | Register to Attend [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: Students Showcase Inventions That Solve Real-World Problems at Oregon MESA Day 2017

May 15, 2017

Hands-on engineering experience increases math and science scores for under-represented students   Portland, OR — May 16, 2017 — Today more than 350 students will be joined by teachers, mentors and volunteers for a day of fun, competition, and learning at MESA Day 2017. MESA Day is Oregon’s state qualifying event for the MESA National Engineering Design Challenge. For the first time, this year’s event will feature a student conference where exhibitors from local industry, higher [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: STEM Week at Bend’s Buckingham Elementary, A STEM Focus School, Leverages Scientists and Industry Professionals for STEM Inspiration

May 11, 2017

  One of the “Choice” options in the Bend-LaPine School district, Buckingham Elementary focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each year, they participate in STEM Week Oregon, an annual event that was formally established by governor’s proclamation and seeks to both build excitement around STEM in school and community programs, and boost student achievement and workforce development in these areas. Buckingham’s STEM week celebration had an entire slate of [...]

Free Family Fun Day on the Farm + Plant Sale, June 3rd

May 9, 2017

Come down to the farm for a FREE afternoon celebrating family, food and playing outdoors!! Schoolyard Farms and Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors (ECO) are hosting the 2nd annual Family Fun Day on the Farm at the Candy Lane Elementary Farm and we would love for you to join us. There will be games, crafts, food, farm tours, raffle prizes and lots of fun! This event is open to the public, all are welcome. Free entertainment will include: Farm games + crafts with Schoolyard Farms Native Plant [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: PCC Hosts STEAM Exploration for STEM Week Oregon 2017: Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) in Oregon

May 9, 2017

“Find your group. Explore, design, build or create!” These will be some of the key words heard at events around the region when local youth gather to for hands-on activities that engage the mind, teach problem-solving skills, and encourage collaboration. This celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is just one of a number that will be held in the Portland Metro area as part of STEM Week Oregon. (Some programs include art, another field that focuses on process and [...]

STEM Week Oregon, May 1st – May 7th 2017

April 13, 2017

May 1st through the 7th is STEM Week Oregon 2017, a state-wide movement to raise awareness, celebrate and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Register Today Celebrate STEM: Quality STEM education is critical for our students’ academic and professional success. Engaging students, families, and community members in STEM related activities will help promote the importance — and fun — of STEM! Listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson speak eloquently about [...]

Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour – Register by March 10th

March 8, 2017

Intertwine Alliance hosts Children, Nature & Schools Symposium and Green Schools Tour on March 13th! Children, Nature & Schools Symposium: Finding New Ways to Help our Students Thrive Monday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. “The Intertwine Alliance invites you to a full day of educational and strategic sessions during which we’ll think deeply about how to best leverage our schools and the time our children spend there to develop students who are physically active, achieve [...]

STEMOregon STEMPosium – Feb 22, 2017

February 14, 2017

How did you learn science? Did you sit in a classroom, listening to lecture? Did you leaf through dog-eared textbooks? Today, Oregon’s students experience Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics as active, hands-on learning endeavors, engaging as innovative designers, inquisitive investigators, and empowered problem-solvers—in the classroom and beyond! The rapid growth of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics-related sectors in Oregon includes healthcare, software/IT, [...]

Dec 7: Our Changing Oceans webinar

November 21, 2016

Our Changing Oceans FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, Dec. 7 • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (new date and time) Explore the ways humans are altering ocean processes and the impacts of acidified seawater on oyster and mussel shells. We will demonstrate a hands-on activity you can use with your students to teach this important topic and share additional resources. Featuring: George Waldbusser, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University Register * Download a flyer AUDIENCE: [...]
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