Title Description Season/term Subject Area Contact Name Level(s)
The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences Program (SMILE) A pre-college program for historically underrepresented and other educationally under served students in Oregon. This program focuses on college recruitment through science and math enrichment. Fall, Spring, Winter Business, Engineering, Math, Science SueAnn Bottoms:
541-737-0534
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The CO•/Corvallis Maker Fair At the CO• w're bringing together makers from across campus, Corvallis, and the whole State of Oregon to celebrate and share their methods for hands-on learning. From the creative problem-solving skills so crucial to education in the 21st Century to the benefits of quick prototyping tools needed to drive an innovative economy, every discipline and every individual has something to learn and something to teach. Each year we host the Corvallis Maker Fair on the OSU campus, inviting maker groups of all ages and interests to share their love of making with community guests. We average between 40-50 maker groups and 1500-2000 visitors every year. Stipends are available to support maker exhibits. Spring Art, Engineering, Math, Science Charles Robinson:
541-737-6535
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
TEAM Tox TEAM Tox is comprised of students and post-docs affiliated with the Environmental and Molecular Toxicology department who combine their efforts to facilitate K-12 educators, introduce kids and teenagers to science and encourage all to pursue higher education. Fall, Spring, Winter Science TEAM Tox:
541-737-3791
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
STEM Academy Grades: 2-12 A nonprofit community-based program, offering enrichment educational opportunities, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields to elementary, middle, and high school students. Camps and classes are taught by experts in the community and at OSU and are held primarily on the OSU campus. STEM Academy is open to all motivated students. Scholarships are available to all who qualify. STEM Academy programs include a variety of week-long summer camps (Engineering, TekPets, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Ocean Science, Lego Robotics, Science & Art, etc.), the Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math (AWSEM) program, and the Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) program. Spring, Winter, Summer Engineering, Math, Science Cathy Law:
541-737-1822
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Salmon Bowl The annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) is a tournament-style academic competition designed to challenge and recognize students' knowledge of math, science, and social science in the context of the oceans. OSU hosts a one-day regional competition in February before the two-day final national competition among high school teams. Categories include the biology, chemistry, geology, physics, history, and economics of the world's oceans, as well as navigation, geography, and ocean-related current events. Winter Science CEOAS:
541-737-4440
9, 10, 11, 12
Pet Day Outreach and information about veterinary science, careers in veterinary science and animal care. Spring Science Lyn Smith-Gloria:
541-737-3844
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Outreach in Biotechnology The ORB program is an educational outreach education program to promote public understanding of biotechnology in agriculture and natural resources. The program aims to explain the science behind genetic engineering and examines some of the science-based concerns pertaining to the use of this technology in agricultural production systems. The website contains numerous educational resources including downloadable PowerPoint presentations, regulatory information, news and current issues, as well as a variety of useful web links for further information. The program also provides a summer biotechnology workshop for high school teachers. Fall, Spring, Winter, Summer Science Steve Strauss:
541-737-6578
9, 10, 11, 12
OSU Extension Extension Service provides education and information based on timely research to help Oregonians solve problems and develop skills related to youth, family, community, farm, forest, energy, and marine resources. We carry out our mission by extending the research knowledge base of the University to people who need the information, and providing leadership in applying this knowledge to the problems people have identified. OSU Extension is the "front door to OSU" and the premier provider of non-formal education that meets the needs of Oregonians and contributes significantly to strong individuals, families and communities; a vibrant economy; and sustainable natural resources. Fall, Spring, Winter Science Rebecca Badger:
541 737 2620
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
OSU Athletic Camps Athletic camps in Baseball, Basketball, Cheer, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Rowing, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling. Fall, Spring, Winter, Summer Athletics See individual camps:
xxx-xxx-xxxx
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Oregon Natural Resource Education Program (ONREP) ONREP's Mission is to prepare PreK-12 educators to engage students in relevant, meaningful, and inspiring classroom and outdoor learning experiences that contribute to a student's understanding of the environment and our relationship to it, while contributing to their academic achievement. ONREP provides professional development for educators that includes curriculum, strategies, information, and resources that promote hands-on, interactive, and investigative strategies fostering how to think, not what to think. Educators attending professional development learn how to address state and national learning standards while engaging students in nature-based learning that promotes the development of the critical thinkers and creative problem solvers who are prepared for life and work in the 21st Century. Professional development workshops for educators are offered throughout Oregon and are provided free of charge, thanks to generous funding from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute. Fall, Spring, Winter, Summer Math, Science LeeAnn Mikkelson:
541-737-9121
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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