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    Science Night in Dallas

    Posted February 4th, 2015 by Emily Nicholson

    Throughout the year, the Family Science and Engineering Night (FSEN) team including chemistry instructor Margie Haak and engineering professor Skip Rochefort, at Oregon State University visit elementary schools around Corvallis bringing with them fun hands-on activities that are designed to get students and their families interested in science. On Thursday, January 22, the FSEN team […]

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    LEGO 3D Chocolate Printer

    Posted October 27th, 2014 by Emily Nicholson

    Some high school students spend their summers hanging with friends or enjoying the summer sun. One particular high school student in Corvallis spent it designing a 3D printer that creates structures made of chocolate.   Albert Cai, a student at Crescent Valley High School, spent the summer participating in an internship program with Dr. Skip […]

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    SESEY 2014

    Posted July 24th, 2014 by Emily Nicholson

    The Precollege Programs’ Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY) is a program primarily for high school girls and ethnic minorities traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering. Students are paired with a faculty mentor in engineering to conduct a mini-research project. 2014, its 17th year at Oregon State University, SESEY had around 60 […]

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    Phronesis Lab Philosophy Seminar

    Posted July 24th, 2014 by Emily Nicholson

      In collaboration with College Hill High School, Phronesis Lab: Experiments in Engaged Ethics offers annually a ten-week philosophy seminar on peace and social justice designed for and by at-risk youth. The instructional team is comprised of graduate students in the MA in Applied Ethics program, senior undergraduate philosophy students, and community volunteers. High-school students take the seminar […]

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    Students learn about Microtechnology from the Professionals at MBI

    Posted August 29th, 2013 by Emily Nicholson

    Oregon State University’s STEM Academy teamed up with the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute at the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) to provide an opportunity for 20 fifth- to eighth-graders to explore Microtechnology! Students worked with each other and industry professionals as they utilized their brains, built heat exchange conductors, and increased their excitement about science. In […]

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    Sea Grant Hosts Underwater Robot Competition

    Posted April 9th, 2013 by kyle

    The newly formed Oregon Regional MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) Program is designed to provide hands-on instruction and support for educators seeking to integrate STEM while engaging their students in authentic, inquiry-based, experiential learning.  Last year, Oregon Sea Grant’s Marine Education Program worked with University of Washington staff to establish the […]

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    SMILE Math and Science Nights in Corvallis

    Posted November 21st, 2012 by staff

    From LIFE@OSU Under the watchful eye of Oregon State University student Vanessa Robinson, a Lincoln School student carefully combined tape, a plastic spoon and some small sticks to make his unique version of a catapult. Robinson’s eyes widened as she saw his technique. “That is a creative solution I’ve never seen before,” she said. “Let’s […]

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    SMILE: Making a difference in rural Oregon

    Posted November 13th, 2012 by staff

    Nyssa, Ore., is located on Oregon’s eastern border, much closer to Boise than Portland. The town’s only high school has about 300 students. Many of the students are Latino, most come from rural, lower income families, and few have parents who attended college (less than 7 percent of adults in Nyssa have a degree). But […]

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    Teacher Professional Development at Hatfield Marine Science Center

    Posted October 24th, 2012 by staff

    How Do We Explore 5-12th Grade Educator Workshop: Saturday, November 10, 2012 Join us at the Hatfield Marine Science Center for How Do We Explore? Volume 2 of the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection from NOAA.  During this day long professional development for educators of 5-12th grade students, participants will learn how to use standards-based […]

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    Career Day at Hatfield Marine Science Center!

    Posted October 24th, 2012 by staff

    Careers in Science Investigations: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Students in the 9-12th grades visit the Hatfield Marine Science Center from 9:30 to 3:30 to hear from researchers about upcoming projects and assist in data collection, explore science through hands-on activities and experience behind-the-scenes tours.  The cost is $20.00 per student or $25.00 with a t-shirt. […]

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