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R/V Falkor Ship to Shore Classroom – Dec 8

December 5, 2017

A team of researchers from the University of Hawaii and Pacific Northwest are currently at sea on the R/V Falkor, studying the submarine volcanoes of Tonga. For the third year in a row, Schmidt Ocean Institute has offered to provide a Ship to Shore Classroom Connection from the R/V Falkor this December with Gr 5-12 classrooms on the Oregon coast. The experience involves a 30 to 40 minute call during which a student group will take a virtual tour of the ship, see in real time what is happening [...]

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 [...]

PDX Cyber Camp 2017 – Sponsored by PacStar

May 11, 2017

“Cybersecurity is one of today’s hottest technical fields, with some experts forecasting a shortage of up to 1 million of trained professionals in the coming years. Careers in cybersecurity can be incredibly rewarding, high paying, and are in demand worldwide in just about every industry. The camp’s goal is to provide motivated high school students with a hands-on, introductory experience to cybersecurity principles, including hands-on implementation of cybersecurity policies and [...]

Great American Solar Eclipse Professional Development on Oregon Connections

April 17, 2017

On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the United States will see nature’s most wondrous spectacle — a total eclipse of the Sun. It is a scene of unimaginable beauty; the Moon completely blocks the Sun, daytime becomes a deep twilight, and the Sun’s corona shimmers in the darkened sky. This is your guide to understand, prepare for, and view this rare celestial event.“- greatamericaneclipse.com Oregon Connections Offers Two Teacher Professional Development Opportunities [...]

Computer Science Principles Coming This Summer

March 22, 2017

Computer Science Principles (Grades 10-12) Designed to be far more than a traditional introduction to programming – CS Principles is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the big, foundational ideas of computing so that all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. This is an AP course that can be taught as a non-AP course as well. Why teach computer science in high school? 90% of parents want their child to learn computer [...]

Summer Science and Math Institute

March 8, 2017

Summer Science and Math Institute Oregon State University and Oregon Department of Education invite you to the Summer Science and Math Institute.  The Institute will help teachers develop instructional practices that motivate and engage every student in math and science.  During the four-day institute middle school and high school teachers will have time to collaborate, network, and learn about high leverage teaching practices as well as  math and science content that include: Modeling in [...]

Summer Aerospace Camp

February 6, 2017

An Overnight Residential Camp @ Central Washington University Dates: August 6th – 11th, 2017 Ages: 14-15 Cost: FREE Click Here To Apply Who is eligible? We are looking for college-bound students entering the 10th grade (or 14-15 years old) with interest in science, engineering, and math.  We will consider all applicants, but preference will be given to low-income or underrepresented minorities.  How much does the camp cost? The camp is free including materials, overnight [...]

Moody’s Mega Math Challenge-Register by Feb 17th

February 6, 2017

What is the M3 Challenge? Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge is a mathematical modeling contest for high school juniors and seniors. Through participation, students experience what it’s like to work as a team to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints, akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working in industry. The Challenge is sponsored by The Moody’s Foundation and organized by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and [...]

Excellence in Summer Learning Awards Applications Due Feb 1st

January 25, 2017

Both the New York Life Foundation Excellence in Summer Learning Award and Founder’s Award recognize outstanding summer programs or models that demonstrate excellence in accelerating academic achievement and promoting healthy development for young people between pre-kindergarten and twelfth grade. The awards are given annually based on an application process that elicits information on a program’s history, mission, goals, operations, management, staff development, partnerships, [...]

FREE Teacher Workshop and KidWind Challenge – Medford, OR

December 29, 2016

“Attend and participate in one of our 2017 KidWind Teacher Workshops and KidWind Challenges.  The workshop (for an estimated 25 educators) is designed to introduce teachers to wind energy concepts and show them how to integrate renewable energy education into their classrooms.  The KidWind Challenge is a hands-on learning opportunity for students to apply their knowledge of wind energy and compete against their peers with their own uniquely designed and newly constructed wind turbine [...]
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