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By Cait Goodwin More than 170 elementary and middle school students converged on OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center on March 5th to compete in the 7th annual Oregon Coast Renewable Energy Challenge hosted by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. For weeks leading up to the event, students from Lincoln City, Newport, […]

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North Bend SeaPerch Competition

Posted by: | December 13, 2018 | 1 Comment |

By Guest Contributor: Darren Sinko On Saturday December 1st, the North Bend Middle School Science Club competed at the North Bend Pool in a SeaPerch Competition against a group of science students from North Bend High School. SeaPerch is a program in which students build and operate a simple Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can […]

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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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Pacific white-sided dolphins

By Tracy Crews This post is part of a series about the 2018 STEM research cruise taking place this week on board the R/V Oceanus. Other posts in this series include Tracy’s report from Day One, and a post from high school student Alishia Keller from Day Two. We started out our research cruise off […]

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Ice cream on deck

By Alishia Keller Bandon High School ’19 This post is part of a series about the 2018 STEM research cruise taking place this week on board the R/V Oceanus. For an introduction to the cruise, read yesterday’s post by the cruise’s Principal Investigator Tracy Crews. Today’s post is from a student’s perspective: Today was the […]

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By Tracy Crews This weekend, a science party of 13 researchers, students, and teachers gathered aboard Oregon State University’s research vessel, the Oceanus, to begin a four-day research cruise aimed at providing mentoring and career connections at sea. The team mission is to conduct marine mammal and sea bird surveys and correlate sightings with oceanographic […]

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Collecting data on the R/V Pacific Storm

The Oregon Coast STEM Hub was awarded funding from Oregon Sea Grant to support a series of research cruises in 2018 on the Oregon State University research vessel Pacific Storm. This new program is designed to provide at-sea opportunities for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students to conduct their own research, as well as work […]

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Oregon underwater robotics competition connects students with marine technology in the Pacific Northwest April 23, 2018 — Oregon Sea Grant has issued a challenge to students: Design and build an underwater robot that can locate the wreckage of an airplane, deploy equipment to monitor earthquakes, and install renewable energy devices, all of which will be […]

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