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LiftOff 2017- Texas Space Grant Consortium

February 6, 2017

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning in the summer of 1990, the NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium initiated week long professional development training for teachers. This aerospace workshop, called LiftOff, emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences by incorporating a space science theme supported by NASA missions. Teacher participants are provided with information and experiences through speakers, hands-on activities and field investigations that [...]

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 [...]

Salmon Bowl Team Registration Ends Jan 11

December 15, 2016

Call for Teams Science Educators: Register your bright and enthusiastic high school students today for the 20th Annual Salmon Bowl competition. Prizes include trips, scholarships, and a chance to move onto the national competition which will also be hosted by Oregon State University this year!  Financial assistance is available to aid in travel and lodging. What is Salmon Bowl? The National Oceanic Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic marine [...]

Engineering Extravaganza Workshops – Everything Old is New Again!

September 25, 2016

Exciting Fall Engineering Activities for Students Grades 1 – 8! Attention all potential engineers! Do you love to create? Are you interested in designing and building things that work and move? These workshops will feature rubber band energy, motorized go-carts, the power of momentum, the concept of rotational motion – plus a whole lot more! Students, please come out for a combination of classic and new engineering activities at Bolton Primary School in West Linn, October 12-15, [...]

PSU Cleantech Challenge Demo Day 9/7

August 12, 2016

We invite you to join us for PSU Cleantech Challenge Demo Day When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT) Where: OMSI Empirical Theater – 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 This year will feature presentations from the PSU Cleantech Challenge finalists from all over Oregon representing seven Oregon College/Universities. We’ll also take a look back at four years of PSU Cleantech Challenge and the amazing startups with whom we have had the pleasure to work. This event [...]

GIRLS ENGINEERING CAMP For Ages 8-12

June 13, 2016

The Center for Gender Equity’s Girls Engineering Camp will provide girls, ages 8 to 12, an opportunity to learn some basics of engineering. The girls will work with the staff of CGE and ChickTech, a Portland-based organization that offers hands-on workshops, mentoring and community encouragement to help young women build confidence and recognize and celebrate their individual potential. Participants will explore soft circuits and robotics. Each day the girls will be involved in a variety of [...]

2016-2017 FIRST Robotics Grants-Deadline is June 17

June 8, 2016

We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 2016-2017 FIRST Robotics Grant “…inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.” Categories: FIRST LEGO League (grades 4-8) FIRST Tech Challenge (grades 7-12) FIRST Robotics [...]

CubeSat Workshop FOR Students BY Students-Register by June 10

June 7, 2016

Alaska Space Grant and Oregon Space Grant have teamed together to host a Student CubeSat Workshop August 19-20, 2016 at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. This workshop is for students by students! NASA’s Scott Higginbotham will provide an overview of the NASA ELaNa Program and will present the new NASA CubeSat 101 Manual to workshop participants. This is a call for student teams – Oregon Space Grant will provide funding for a maximum of three Oregon teams [...]

Solar Scholarship

May 12, 2016

Solar Action Alliance is excited to offer one $1000 scholarship to a hardworking, motivated student. Solar Action Alliance is a platform for a large group of like-minded people who are concerned about the environment and what the world will be like in the future if nothing is done to conserve its energy sources. Solar energy is available freely, it’s abundant, it’s clean, it’s reliable and what is the most important thing it’s renewable energy from the sun. Far less of the world’s [...]

Governor Brown Proclaims May 1-8 Oregon STEM Week

May 3, 2016

Governor Kate Brown has issued a proclamation to announce Oregon STEM Week. Statewide activities during the week have been coordinated by Regional STEM Hubs, and will involve students, families, educators, community organizations, and businesses. STEM Week Oregon is a state-wide movement to raise awareness for applied learning opportunities, celebrate innovation and curiosity, and engage young people in creative, critical thinking, and problem-solving activities involving science, technology, [...]
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