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Outreach - da Vinci Days in Corvallis Faculty publishing and outreach is an important portion of the work of every faculty member. This might include publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal, presenting at a scientific conference, giving a radio interview, speaking to a classroom or the public, creating educational materials, briefing US or state legislators, developing a web site, or participating in a documentary.

Salmon Bowl is an annual, one-day competition among regional high school teams. College faculty, graduate students and volunteers host the competition. The winning team will advance to the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.

Suitcase Lessons provide an excellent introduction to earth, oceanographic, and atmospheric sciences for educators of students in grades K-6.

SMILE (Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences Program). SMILE is a collaborative effort to target underrepresented student populations around the state of Oregon. The objective is to improve high school graduation rates, as well as increase the number of students attending college and ultimately choosing careers in science or math related fields.

NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program. Teacher at Sea provides a unique environment for learning and teaching by sending kindergarten through college-level teachers to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships to work under the tutelage of scientists and crew. Then, armed with new understanding and experience, teachers bring this knowledge back to their classrooms.

University-wide marine outreach activities, such as tours and activities, can be found at the OSU Marine Science portal.