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STEAM Extravaganza goes virtual

STEAM Extravaganza goes virtual This year’s STEAM Extravaganza has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that won’t stop Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub from celebrating STEAM thinking in the month of May. We’re taking the STEAM Extravaganza virtual by participating in STEM Week Oregon May

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Why STEAM Thinking?

Why STEAM Thinking? By Gwen Soderberg-Chase During these challenging days of sheltering in place, families and kids are finding themselves wondering how to best use their time. The Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub, a partner organization housed at Umpqua Community College, is committed to providing support for our community

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Help your child become a STEAM Thinker

Help your child become a STEAM Thinker During these challenging times with schools closed and everyone doing their best to stay home and stay healthy, it is more important than ever to keep our children engaged and learning. Douglas County Partners for Student Success and the Umpqua Valley

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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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