a state-wide movement to raise awareness, celebrate and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering and math (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 the nature and importance of science, and how it relates to everything! As he says, “Explore, discover, and be empowered!”
Educators (in-school and out-of-school): Incorporate fun and innovative STEM activities into your classroom or program anytime from May 1st to the 7th. Encourage your school, organization and fellow educators to do the same!
Principals: Engage your entire school in celebrating STEM Day. Encourage each teacher in every subject to celebrate STEM in a creative way
Students: Get excited about STEM and join in your classroom STEM Day activities! Find out more ways you can get involved in STEM learning outside of school.
Community Organizations: Host STEM activities for youth and families in your community to generate excitement for STEM.
Companies and STEM Professionals: Sign-up for Oregon Connections to volunteer at a local school, speak about your exciting STEM career, or host a field trip for students at your business for local students.
Colleges and Universities: Raise STEM awareness on your campus by hosting community STEM activities for students and/or the broader community, encourage your students to partner with local K-12 institutions. Encourage your faculty to Sign-up for Oregon Connections where they can connect with K-12 counterparts, share their research, or host a STEM related field trip.
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Registered activities will appear on the map daily. Public events will also be listed on the STEMOregon calendar.