The Office of Science Education Opportunities seeks volunteer reviewers for the Robert Gray Middle School science fair on Thursday, February 18. Robert Gray has a diverse student body—approximately 25 percent of students receive Free & Reduced Lunch, many live in nearby public housing, and multiple languages are spoken at the school.
Reviewers will interview 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students individually about their science projects. Their evaluation will focus on how well each student uses the scientific process in his/her project or experiment.
When: Thursday, February 18
Time: There are 2 shifts for interviewing students. Choose the shift you prefer: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 1:15 – 4 p.m.
Where: Robert Gray Middle School (off of Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, just down the hill from OHSU), 5505 SW 23rd
Transportation: OHSU will provide a van to transport reviewers to and from Robert Gray Middle School. The morning van leaves from Gaines Hall and drops off at the fountain in front of MacHall. Please be ready to leave promptly at 9:00 a.m. You’ll be back on campus by 1:00 p.m. The afternoon van leaves from and drops off at the fountain in front of MacHall. Please be ready to leave promptly at 1:15 p.m. You’ll be back on campus by 4:00 p.m. There is ample parking at the school if you prefer to drive.
Treats: Please note, the Robert Gray PTA will provide treats for OHSU Reviewers.
If you would like to participate, please contact Susan Shugerman (email@example.com or 4-5103) by February 8 indicating your preferred shift and whether or not you will need a ride on the van.
Interested in participating but can’t make it on the 18th?
The Northwest Science Expo System hosts eight science fairs throughout the region for middle and high school students. Their mission is to develop scientific talent and promote science literacy in Oregon and Washington students by providing a structure and a venue for presenting high quality student research. For details about these exciting events and to learn how you can become a judge, visit http://www.nwse.org/regionalfairs.