Oregon Coast STEM Hub
November 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from the Oregon Coast STEM Hub! Explore ideas for engaging your family in STEM Conversations at the dinner table.

STEM Partners

In this month's e-Blast, find out how you can share your STEM career with students and families. Sign up for Oregon Connections, apply to be part of the ORSEA cohort, and more! Opportunities are summarized and regularly updated on the How To Plug In page of the website.

Teachers, Scientists, Apply Now!
Applications for 2020-2021 accepted until Dec 11th

Oregon Marine Scientist and Educator Alliance (ORSEA) connects grade 6-12 math and science educators with scientists to create and pilot lessons centered around marine-focused anchoring phenomena. This is paid opportunity is open to applicants from Oregon.
TEACHER - Flyer * Apply     *    SCIENTIST - Flyer * Apply
ORSEA lessons

MORE Educator Professional Development

Virtual STEM PD

Wednesdays 2-4PM until Dec 16
Audience: K-12 educators
Join OSU Precollege Programs for a series of free virtual professional development sessions for educators. Gather helpful resources for teaching STEM lessons to your students online. Learn more

Teacher-Facilitated Series

Audience: 5th - 8th grade educators
Opportunities from the Rural STEAM Leadership Network and Oregon Science Project:
  • Integrating Math into NGSS - Register
    Select Saturdays at 10AM until Feb 27
  • Phenomena and NGSS - Register
    Select Mondays at 4PM until Feb 8
  • Exploring NGSS Assessments - Register
    Select Mondays at 6:30PM until Feb 8

Teaching Engineering

Monday, November 30 at 4:05PM
Audience: Rural K-8 Educators and Administrators
The next event in the Rural Learning Collaborative series will feature an interview with OSU Engineering Education graduate student Dominga Sanchez. Register

Oregon Connections & Career-Connected Learning

Oregon Connections (OrC) uses the online Nepris platform to connect educators and students with STEM professionals. Oregon Coast STEM Hub's regional license covers access for coast educators this year, so there is no cost to you!

REGISTER HERE to gain full access to the OrC website, and either watch OnDemand tutorials or sign up for a free live online training.

STEM Professionals, to share your expertise,
visit the OrC page and click on "Professionals".

Student STEM Experiences

Visit the Live Online Events page on the OCSH website

CSI Webinars

Wednesdays at 4PM: Dec 9
Audience: High School students
Oregon Sea Grant invites high school students to join its free Careers in Science Investigations webinars. Meet researchers, hear about their marine science careers, and ask questions. Watch archived recordings and register in advance for live sessions. Learn more

STEM@Home Webinars 

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2-4PM
Audience: Families and youth

In this free OSU Precollege Program, follow along at home while an Oregon State University student or staff presenter leads a STEM activity or a walk-through tour. Ask your questions at the end! Pre-registration is not required. Learn more

GEMS Webinars

Wednesdays at 4PM: Dec 2 and 16
Audience: Middle School students
Oregon Sea Grant invites students in grades 6-8 to join its free Growing Engineers and Marine Scientists webinars. Explore marine science and technology, and ask researchers your questions. Watch archived recordings and register in advance for live sessions. Learn more

More Online Events for Kids

To find more STEM webinars for students, visit the Oregon Coast STEM Hub Live Online Events page.

  • NOAA Live!
  • Nautlius Live!
  • Skype a Scientist
  • Nat Geo Explorer
  • Chats with Changemakers
Visit the Oregon Coast STEM Hub
website to learn more About us, discover Hub Happenings, see a list of our Partners, and find out how YOU can get involved.

The next Leadership Council meeting will be held online on December 14. As usual, all partners and community members are welcome to attend. For more information and to RSVP,
contact us.
Archives of this and other Oregon Coast STEM Hub newsletters can be found on our website:

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Mailing Address:
Oregon Coast STEM Hub
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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