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Oregon Sea Grant creates curriculum, provides professional development, leads student events, and partners with the Oregon Coast STEM Hub to provide resources for formal and informal educators.
March 21, 2023, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Newport
Oregon coast students in grades 3-12 will bring their wave energy devices, wind turbines, and/or solar devices to the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport to test in wave tanks, wind tunnels or under high-powered lights to see which designs produce the greatest amount of energy. Download a flyer (pdf) and Register to bring your students! Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to 541-867-0329.
January 4, 2023, from 4-6 p.m. online
Join Kidwind for a wind-focused online workshop to learn about the foundations of wind power, the science and technology of wind turbines, and how to help students design model turbine blades to produce energy. Explore activities for the classroom that engage students in dynamic, hands-on energy-based learning. A $150 value, this workshop is FREE for educators from coastal school districts; use code VWKSFREE. Register
The Oregon Marine Scientist and Educator Alliance connects math and science educators with scientists to create and pilot lessons centered around marine-focused anchoring phenomena. Search the ORSEA website to find lessons.
Discover lessons in which students focus on one marine debris object, research its original purpose, user, and life cycle, and then propose targeted solutions to prevent the item from becoming marine debris.
The Oregon Coast STEM Hub promotes integrated science, technology, engineering and math education and serves coastal teachers, students and communities. It is one of 13 Regional STEM Hubs in Oregon.