Week 8 began with wind and rain, the first week of real Oregon Coast weather around here in a long time. Research projects officially began this week, although some groups started data and invertebrate collection weeks before hand. The students here now have a chance to observe and document the scientific processes that we have learned about during the term with their own experiments. Some projects have almost finished with data collection, while others are having a harder time getting results. Though some projects may be undergoing constant revision, everyone is giving their all for science.