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Fab School Lab Makeover Grant Accepting Applications Until June 17, 2016

April 12, 2016

We’re on a mission to get students excited about science, technology, engineering and mathematics – better known as STEM. Why? Because we want today’s students to be a part of tomorrow’s solutions – using STEM to create, design and solve for the needs and demands to come that will make our lives better and easier. But for that to be possible, students need access to the latest learning tools and technologies and unfortunately, too many of today’s technology labs and science [...]

Genes in Space Submissions due April 20th

March 4, 2016

Genes in Space Announces a new Sponsor Students Invited to Design DNA Experiment to be performed aboard the International Space Station New York, NY, February 13, 2016 – Genes in Space, a competition aimed at fostering creativity, collaboration and critical thinking among young innovators. [...]

Vernier Engineering Contest, application deadline Jan15th

December 9, 2015

Vernier Software & Technology is committed to helping educators develop the next generation of engineers and scientists. To show their support, Vernier will recognize three instructors, one middle school, one high school, and one college instructor, with the $5,500 Vernier Engineering Award. [...]

Rose City Astronomers (RCA) Youth Astronomy Academy Classes

December 4, 2015

Rose City Astronomers (RCA), one of the largest amateur astronomy clubs in the country, offers classes for fifth through eighth grade students. This is a unique educational program for young students with an interest in learning more about astronomy, our universe and how to use a telescope to observe its many wonders. [...]

Hour Of Code Lesson Plan

November 18, 2015

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. Are you and your students participating? Here's some general information and a sample lesson plan. Happy coding! [...]

Join the Mythos Challenge: Partners, Endorsers, and STEAM Advocates

October 27, 2015

The first year of the Mythos Challenge was very successful.  The Challenge was widely recognized in Oregon and abroad due to the enthusiastic support of our partners, endorsers, and advocates. More than 1700 people played and voted on the youth-made entries to the Challenge, and, at the Portland Art Museum, people are continuing to play the games. By the end of October, we estimate that more than 3000 people will have played youth made games and digital stories. At the Awards Ceremony in May, [...]

Free Program — Cubes in Space™, deadline Jan 11th

October 2, 2015

Cubes in Space™ provides students an opportunity to design and compete to launch an experiment into space. Using formal or informal learning environments, students and educators will be exposed to engaging online content and activities in preparation for the design and development of an experimental payload to be integrated into a small Cube. [...]

Lake Oswego Girls Engineer Event – September 19th

September 13, 2015

Announcing the first ever Lake Oswego Girls Engineer Event! This is an event for all high school and middle school girls who are interested in pursuing a career in technology. Come and share the day with fantastic mentors who are masters in their respective technology fields. Learn from the very best and find your path to success. [...]

Building Girls – 2015 Summer Construction Camps

July 15, 2015

Girls. Power. Tools. Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. presents the Building Girls Summer Construction Camps! High School Camp is August 3-7; Middle School Camp is August 10-14. Both camps are located at University of Portland, breakfast & lunch included. Girls can attend for $25! Sign up at website For more information, feel free to contact Katie Yablonsky at, 503-318-9232.    <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on [...]
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