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OMSI Star Party – Perseid Meteor Showers, Aug 12th

August 10, 2015

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is getting ready for its largest star party of the year on Wednesday, August 12, the Perseid Meteor Shower Watch! Hundreds of star lovers from across the Pacific Northwest will be meeting at both Rooster Rock State Park and Stub Stewart State Park. [...]

STEM comes to the Oregon State Fair, starting Aug 28th

August 6, 2015

The 150th edition of the Oregon State Fair is proud to present an entirely new educational attraction called STEM. This program focuses on four areas of education—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—to build the skills and knowledge in each area that are essential to student success. [...]

Student Project Symposium at Oregon Tech – Wilsonville Campus on Jun 3rd

May 11, 2015

See you on June 3rd!  2015 Student Project Symposium 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Project Symposium will showcase Oregon Tech Wilsonville students who will present their projects to Industry Partners, Faculty, Staff and Alumni. The capstone project is a culminating experience in each student’s program of study. It represents one’s ability to formulate a project and implement it from start to finish using a combination of conceptual, technical and applied knowledge. Please join us in honoring [...]

Global Smart Cities Hackathon on May 16th

May 1, 2015

Join Us For The Global Smart Cities Hackathon, Saturday, May 16th at Prolifiq Software. WHAT: This free one-day Hackathon will be a fun and engaging event where students can learn about solving real-world problems using technology and design. The Hackathon will bring together students, developers, and designers to build apps and visualizations using the data collected from traffic and air quality sensors in Portland. [...]

USGS-Cascades Volcano Observatory Open House

April 30, 2015

May 18th marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens. In commemoration, the U.S. Geological Survey–Cascades Volcano Observatory opens its doors to the news media and public on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. for a one-day open house. Visitors can talk to volcanologists about their research, learn about the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, and watch videos of the changes that have occurred inside the crater over the past 35 years.  [...]

Volunteers Needed – Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) competition, deadline Apr 25th

April 7, 2015

Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) is currently recruiting for the statewide Oregon Regional Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) competition which will take place on Saturday, April 25th at North Bend Community Pool and North Bend High School (Coos Bay area). They have 40 student teams signed up in four different divisions from 6th grade through college level and need everything from judges to divers to scorekeepers for the event. A continental [...]

Saturday Academy opportunities on STEM Oregon

March 31, 2015

Saturday Academy is seeking instructors with expertise in science, technology, engineering, math or the arts to teach students in grades 2 through 12. We offer classes throughout the Portland Metro area on the weekends, during the week and before or after school. Our class sizes are kept small (with a maximum of 12 students) in order to offer individualized instruction. Classes are hands-on, project-oriented and taught by community experts. Currently the open-enrollment and school-based [...]

Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA) student competition, deadline Apr 1st

March 20, 2015

It is not too late to get your students involved in the  Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA) student competition on the future of robots for students in grades 9-12. It’s a great opportunity for a student in your school or district to win a trip to California to meet robotic experts and see the next generation robots. Submitted videos will be judged on the basis of clarity, creativity, thoughtfulness, originality, and appeal of the submitter’s vision of how robots could make a [...]

Middle School Intel NWSE needs judges this Friday, Mar 20th

March 18, 2015

The Middle School Intel NWSE Fair this Friday needs at least 20 more. If you have had trouble with the updated registration system, simply send an email to Stephanie Jones with your category preferences. Time commitment is 7:45am-1:30pm Friday March 20th.  <!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt [...]
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