July 2020 e-Blast


Summer STEM in the Outdoors

Summer is a great time to be outside and engaging in STEM learning. Have you been observing Comet Neowise, growing vegetables, or building sandcastles? Enjoy these experiences close to home with other members of your household.


Browse online curriculum and supplemental learning materials, discover summer professional development opportunities, and read about successes in coastal classrooms.

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* Curriculum
* Educator PD
* For Families

Southern Oregon
EDTech Virtual Summit
August 11, 2020

K-12 teachers, gain skills that support your teaching in distance- and hybrid-education models. Participation is free for educators from coastal districts! Register in advance:

Learn more

Picture Perfect STEM Online Training
August 4-6
K-5 teachers, join the authors to learn how to integrate STEM and reading with high-quality, STEM-related picture books, use the 5E instructional model, and see lessons in action through modeling and video. Learn more

Virtual HS Science for the Next Generation
Week-long courses in August
Portland Metro STEM Partnership is offering online summer courses around high school Physics, Biology, and Chemistry. The HS curriculum is part of a 3 year pathway and curriculum aligned to NGSS. Learn more


Check the website for summer activity ideas, online events, and other STEM resources that will engage and inspire your whole family.

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* Resources
* Family STEM
* Summer Activities

iINVENT Virtual Summer Camps
For incoming 6, 7, and 8th graders from rural communities, these FREE virtual camps from OSU Precollege Programs focus on the invention process. Learn more

HMSC Virtual/Hybrid Summer Camps
Registration is still open for ages 8-12. Connect virtually with marine science researchers and educators for three days, with option for an in-person field trip near Newport on day four. Pictured: "Camp in a Box" activities are sent to campers ahead of time. Learn more

STEM at the Library
Check out your local public library this summer for STEM books and activity ideas.


Share your science and career through online interactions with students of all ages who are currently learning from home. Let us know how we can share your local STEM opportunities with the rest of the Hub.

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* Hub Happenings
* Blog posts
* Volunteer
* Partner List

Cool STEM Careers

Nineteen STEM Professionals shared their marine science careers with students in grades 6-12 during Oregon Sea Grant's "CSI: Careers in Science Investigations" weekly webinar series (April - June). See recordings of their presentations at

Participate in Coos Watershed Association's 4th Annual
Mayfly Festival

Four weeks of nature discovery, virtual challenges, and community connections! Learn more
Visit the Oregon Coast STEM Hub
website to learn more about Our Story, discover Hub Happenings, hear Voices from our region, see a list of our partners, and find out how YOU can get involved.

The next Leadership Council meeting will be held online on September 17. As usual, all partners and community members are welcome to attend. For more information and to RSVP,
contact us.
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Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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