News Ticker

STEM WEEK

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: Students Showcase Inventions That Solve Real-World Problems at Oregon MESA Day 2017

May 15, 2017

Hands-on engineering experience increases math and science scores for under-represented students   Portland, OR — May 16, 2017 — Today more than 350 students will be joined by teachers, mentors and volunteers for a day of fun, competition, and learning at MESA Day 2017. MESA Day is Oregon’s state qualifying event for the MESA National Engineering Design Challenge. For the first time, this year’s event will feature a student conference where exhibitors from local industry, higher [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: STEM Week at Bend’s Buckingham Elementary, A STEM Focus School, Leverages Scientists and Industry Professionals for STEM Inspiration

May 11, 2017

  One of the “Choice” options in the Bend-LaPine School district, Buckingham Elementary focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each year, they participate in STEM Week Oregon, an annual event that was formally established by governor’s proclamation and seeks to both build excitement around STEM in school and community programs, and boost student achievement and workforce development in these areas. Buckingham’s STEM week celebration had an entire slate of [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: PCC Hosts STEAM Exploration for STEM Week Oregon 2017: Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) in Oregon

May 9, 2017

“Find your group. Explore, design, build or create!” These will be some of the key words heard at events around the region when local youth gather to for hands-on activities that engage the mind, teach problem-solving skills, and encourage collaboration. This celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) is just one of a number that will be held in the Portland Metro area as part of STEM Week Oregon. (Some programs include art, another field that focuses on process and [...]

STEM Week Oregon – Daily Prize Winner!

May 7, 2017

Daily Prize Winners: Erin Maloney from Lane STEM has won a Garmin Vivofit! AND Jocelyn Paris from Dalles Middle School has won $500 sponsored by Vernier! If you haven’t registered your STEM Week Oregon event, please do so at http://stemoregon.org/stemweek2017 Prizes will be drawn daily!  Stay tuned!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on [...]

STEM Week Oregon – Daily Prize Winner!

May 5, 2017

Daily Prize Winners: Todd Shaffer from Willowcreek Elementary has won a Garmin Vivofit! AND Brenda Bunge from Grants Pass High School  has won $500 sponsored by Vernier! If you haven’t registered your STEM Week Oregon event, please do so at http://stemoregon.org/stemweek2017 Prizes will be drawn daily!  Stay tuned!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic [...]

FEATURED STEM WEEK EVENT: Silverton STEM Night: Breaking STEM Stereotypes and Engaging Everyone

May 4, 2017

Silverton, OR – Thursday, May 4th at 5:30 p.m. will bring a flurry of activity at Silverton High School (SHS), as the local community participates in STEM Week Oregon 2017, a statewide celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). According to Creighton Helms, Astronomy Teacher at SHS, “STEM Night is a fantastic opportunity for the whole community—and I mean the whole community, from age 2 to age 92—to come out to the school campus and experience STEM in [...]

SilverFalls Elementary at Garmin for STEMweek

May 4, 2017

30 young and inquisitive 3rd and 4th graders from Silverfalls Elementary descended on Garmin to learn how “MATH is used in Engineering”.  After a tour of engineering, manufacturing and the flight line, a non-stop barrage of rapid fire questions assailed a panel of Garmin engineers.    Questions started easy with “how do know your position from a satellite?” to the nitty gritty of “what components come from which country in the world”.  Students and teacher alike had a great [...]

FEATURE STEM WEEK EVENT: South Metro-Salem STEM Hub Announces the May 4th STEMapalooza Headliners

May 4, 2017

Wilsonville, OR.  The star-studded lineup reads like a “Who’s Who” in the heady world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): eight school districts and their STEM teachers, students and parents; Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI); Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum; Tualatin Mobile Makerspace; Saturday Academy; FIRST LEGO League; and industry partners such as Garmin and PGE. These celebrities of exploration, creativity, investigation and discovery will be walking [...]

STEM Week Oregon – Daily Prize Winner!

May 4, 2017

Daily Prize Winner: Chris Carmiencke from Baker Middle School has won $500 sponsored by Intel! If you haven’t registered your STEM Week Oregon event, please do so at http://stemoregon.org/stemweek2017 Prizes will be drawn daily!  Stay tuned!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt [...]

FEATURE STEM WEEK EVENT: Frontier STEM Hub-Malheur ESD, OSU Extension & Treasure Valley Community College Lift Malheur County Sixth Graders with Immersive Aviation STEM Field Day

May 4, 2017

Ontario, Oregon – On Thursday, May 6, at 8:45 a.m., all 401 youths in sixth grade in Malheur County will take off into one of the most hands-on, interactive learning days they’ve seen in their young lives. An educational flight that is the result of a collaboration among Frontier STEM Hub-Malheur ESD (FSH), OSU Extension (OSUE) and Treasure Valley Community College (TVCC), Malheur Youth STEM Field Day, “Explore the Journey,” purposefully takes place in two locations, in a hangar at the [...]
1 2