Oregon Coast STEM Hub
March 2021


Mini-grant Application open until April 15!
STEM Week Oregon is May 8-16

Attention Libraries, Rec Centers, Non-Profits, Businesses
Are you planning a public event for STEM Week 2021? Register your event now and apply for a mini-grant up to $250 to support your activity!
Learn more and register at

Student STEM Experiences

CSI and GEMS Webinars

Wednesdays at 4PM
GEMS Gr 6-8 Mar 31, Apr 14, Apr 28, May 12
CSI Gr 9-12 Apr 7, Apr 21, May 5

Oregon Sea Grant invites students in grades 6-12 to join free career focused webinars. Meet researchers, hear about their marine science careers, and ask questions. Watch archived recordings and register in advance for live sessions. Learn more

MATE ROV Competition

April 1 - Team Registration Opens
The annual MATE Oregon Regional ROV Competition will be held May 19-23 using a hybrid model. Engineering and Poster presentations will be conducted virtually through Zoom, and the Mission attempts will be conducted in-person in a staggered scheduled at the Lincoln City Community Center pool on Sunday, May 23. Learn more

HMSC Marine Science Day

April 10 - Free Virtual Open House 
Don't miss this annual science event for families, students, and life-long learners. Come to this virtual event to find out more about research taking place at Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Learn more

CC Innovation Challenge

April 20 - Submission Deadline
The Community College Innovation Challenge is a national competition where community college student teams, working with a faculty or administrator team mentor, use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to real-world problems, attend a Virtual Innovation Boot Camp, and compete for cash awards. Learn more

Educator Professional Development

Strategies for Successful Transitions Back to In-Person

April 1, 2021
For non-profit community organizations serving youth

Planning summer programs? Join the Institute for Youth Success to find for effective strategies and routines to meet the social, emotional and learning needs of youth (and adults) as we transition back to in-person gatherings. Learn more

CS Education and Careers: Advancing Equity and Access 

April 2 and 14, 2021
For school counselors, admins, and AVID teachers

This free webinar focuses on the importance of advancing equitable opportunities in computer science. Attendees receive a kit for school use.  Flyer * Register

KidWind Workshops

April 17 and 24, 2021
For Grade 6-12 Educators in Oregon

Engage with the science and technology of energy and wind power. STEM teachers of 6-12th grade may use the coupon code CREATE2021 to reduce your registration fee to ONLY $10 (a savings of $140). Learn more

Supporting Young Scientists

May 15, 2021
For preK educators from the Oregon Coast STEM Hub

Find simple science in everyday play! Join Oregon Museum of Science and Industry educators for a FREE virtual workshop focused on hands on resources that will give you confidence to teach science to preschoolers. Flyer * Register

2021 STEM Hub Partner Commitments

The Oregon Coast STEM Hub is currently updating the Declaration of Cooperation section for our 2021 Partnership Plan, and we need your help!
If you haven't already done so, please respond to the email we sent asking you to review and update your Oregon Coast STEM Hub Partner Commitments. The form you will use to outline your commitments also asks you to designate a communications liaison as well as provide our Hub with feedback about your organization’s needs. Thank you to all the partners who already updated their forms! Questions? Contact us

Is your organization interested in partnering with the Oregon Coast STEM Hub? Please contact us for more information.
Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME)
National Marine Educators Association (NMEA)

Are you excited to teach about the ocean, coast, and watersheds? Join NAME and its national organization NMEA to connect with and learn from formal and informal educators throughout the region. Mark your calendar for the upcoming conferences, and share your own expertise with a presentation proposal!

NMEA Virtual Conference July 14-17, 2021 - Submit a proposal by April 15
NAME Virtual Conference Aug 17-21, 2021 - Submit a proposal by April 30
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 June 9. As usual, all partners and community members are welcome to attend. For more information and to RSVP,
contact us.
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Oregon Coast STEM Hub
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365

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