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  • Partners' Post February 2017
    Partners’ Post February 2017
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  • STEAM Extravaganza blossoms in May
    STEAM Extravaganza blossoms in May
    STEAM Extravaganza blossoms in May Winter has its place, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about spring – especially when the first-ever STEAM Extravaganza is set to take place in May! Anybody who is involved in the world of STEAM, or who wants to be, is […]...
  • STEAM Summer Institute planned for August
    STEAM Summer Institute planned for August
    STEAM Summer Institute planned for August Details are still taking shape, but we’d like to alert educators to an exciting professional development opportunity, taking place during a week in early to mid-August. Dates will be announced for the STEAM Summer Institute, a smorgasbord of courses available to Douglas […]...
  • Citizen scientists
    Citizen scientists
    Citizen scientists STEM Beyond School stimulates young, probing minds In one classroom, kids may be hooking up buddies to homemade lie detectors and comparing the noises that signal fibs versus whoppers. In another, children could be demonstrating Newton’s third law of motion by setting off Alka-Seltzer rockets. Whether […]...
  • Star pupil
    Star pupil
    Star pupil Douglas County grad aims for astrophysics career The story of Charity Woodrum’s early years could make a convincing children’s book. As a little girl living in Canyonville, she was good at math and loved watching the night skies. Her parents, who had never finished high school, worked hard […]...
  • Partners' Post December 2016
    Partners’ Post December 2016
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  • Check out these checkouts!
    Check out these checkouts!
    Check out these checkouts! STEAM Hub library lends materials to educators in and out of school Shakespeare’s characters didn’t always give good advice. In “Hamlet,” Polonius famously warns, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” That may be wise in certain situations, but if we all kept to […]...
  • College knowledge
    College knowledge
    College knowledge November’s a busy time for post-secondary planning in schools Though November was recently declared “Oregon Goes to College” month by Gov. Kate Brown, educators would like Douglas County students and parents to know a couple of vital pieces of information. First, there are lots of options […]...