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STEM Week Oregon, May 1st – May 7th 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).

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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 the nature and importance of science, and how it relates to everything!  As he says, “Explore, discover, and be empowered!”

Participate in STEM Week Oregon by:

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.

Photo credit to Vernier Software & Technology

Register for STEM Week:

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  • Register your class, school, organization or activity – By registering, you allow us to measure statewide impact and participation. Plus, you’ll show up on the map below AND be eligible for prize giveaways!
  • Looking for STEM activity ideas?  Check out our toolkit.
  • Share engaging, hands-on STEM activities that others can use – We’ll add it to our toolkit and your school or program will be highlighted: Consider yourself published!
  • Create your volunteer profile on Oregon Connections to connect to volunteer opportunities in your community during or after STEM Week Oregon
  • Get Social!  Use the hashtag #STEMWeekOregon and tell is how you plan to celebrate. We’ll re-post on the STEMOregon website and social feeds. Pictures and videos are encouraged!
  • Post the STEM Week Oregon logo on your blog or website to let other’s know you’re participating.

Represent your city, school, organization!

Registered activities will appear on the map daily. Public events will also be listed on the STEMOregon calendar.