Requirements for the school:• A designated person at the school who will host the event and coordinate with the Schmidt Ocean Institute staff.• A laptop with video connection and projector so everyone can see, good speaker capabilities so everyone can hear, fairly decent internet bandwidth, and the ability to use Google Hangouts.• A commitment to prepare the students for the interaction by helping them learn where the researchers are and what they are doing.
Each interaction will begin promptly at 10:00am, and each date will focus on a particular grade level:Tuesday, Dec 5th for Grades 5-6 - FULL Thursday, Dec 7th for Grades 7-8 - CANCELED Friday, Dec 8th for Grades 9-12
Connections may be made to a particular classroom, or if you are able to gather more than one class in a common area to participate, multiple classrooms from one school may participate. Please gather the students and test the equipment prior to the 10:00am connection time.
If you are willing and able to have your students take part in this experience, please fill out the following Google Form immediately A limited number of connections will be available, and the spots will be designated on a first-come basis.
By December 1st the Oregon Coast STEM Hub will identify and confirm the schools selected to participate. If selected, your information will be given to Schmidt Ocean Institute and you will be contacted with further instructions.
Questions? Contact OregonCoastSTEM@oregonstate.edu