aquarium http://klcc.org en Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants http://klcc.org/post/oregon-department-education-awards-science-and-technology-grants <p>The Oregon Department of Education wants to promote science, technology, engineering, and math, or "STEM" subjects. It has awarded $2.8 million to six 'learning hubs' around the state.</p><p></p><p>The Oregon Coast STEM Hub received the largest of the grants. Terry Crews is the project manager. She says Newport schools have had a partnership with marine science centers for about six years…</p><p>Crews: "With the intent of making Lincoln County School District students the most ocean-literate in the state, if not the country."</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:10:43 +0000 Karen Richards 12239 at http://klcc.org Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants Aquarium In Tacoma To Let Visitors Dive In Shark Tank http://klcc.org/post/aquarium-tacoma-let-visitors-dive-shark-tank <p>Beginning tomorrow Friday 10/11, an aquarium in Tacoma (Washington) will let paying visitors dive in a shark-infested tank. That&#39;s right.<a href="http://Pdza.org/dive"> The Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium</a> has built a dive cage in a tank that is home to 17 sharks. Experienced SCUBA divers can even swim out into the center of the pool.</p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 01:08:56 +0000 Tom Banse 1122 at http://klcc.org Aquarium In Tacoma To Let Visitors Dive In Shark Tank