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Students Demonstrate Power

Posted by: | October 18, 2018 | No Comment |
Student tests solar boat at 2018 Oregon Coast Renewable Energy Challenge

By Tracy Crews How can wind, waves, and sunlight provide coastal communities with electricity? To demonstrate the answer, Oregon coast students are invited to design models of wind, wave, and solar energy devices and bring them to the 6th annual Oregon Coast Renewable Energy Challenge in March. Oregon Sea Grant hosts the annual Oregon Coast […]

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Mission Earth! Summer Camp

Posted by: | October 4, 2018 | 1 Comment |
Mission Earth! Campers

By Kama Almasi and Kara Allan What activities make middle school students excited about learning? What topics will engage their attention? What kinds of tasks will be appreciated as both fun and meaningful? For one week last summer, we were challenged to tackle these very questions for 25 middle school students from Lincoln County School […]

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On the Oceanus

By Tracy Crews The R/V Oceanus is a 177-foot research vessel owned by the National Science Foundation and run by Oregon State University. She can carry a crew of 24 which consists of 11 crew members of the ship and 13 members of the science party. The science party on the recent STEM research cruise […]

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