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Intergalactic career exploration

Intergalactic career exploration Lincoln Middle School students explore the space abyss Houston Oakland had a problem, and solved it. From their classroom in Lincoln Middle School, science students explored and studied one of the biggest mysteries in the galaxy: black holes.  Nicholas Krissie’s eighth-grade science class worked with

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Sharing skills, inspiration

Sharing skills, inspiration RHS students teach youngsters about robotics Students hovered around their group tables, hunched over bins full of tiny wheels, plastic connectors, switches, levers and dozens of other bits and pieces. The Fullerton IV fourth-graders excitedly shared their ideas on how to put all the pieces

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‘Check out’ STEAM learning

‘Check out’ STEAM learning Libraries join efforts to encourage STEAM thinking Youth were recently invited to “light up a turkey’s eyes” using copper tape, LED lights and batteries at the Riddle City Library. In Sutherlin, at the C. Giles Hunt Memorial Public Library, robot building blocks have appeared

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Eyes on the future

Eyes on the future WOW Week connects classrooms to industry It’s time to WOW students around Douglas County with upcoming virtual tours of local and regional businesses and organizations looking to spread the word on potential careers paths for students. Douglas County Partners for Student Success is partnering

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