Design, build and program your own robot using the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and everyday art supplies! It is a three hour introductory workshop designed for educators interested in expanding creativity, robotics, programming and design into their classrooms!
Wild and crazy ideas become reality in this year’s all-new Camp Invention program, Fast Forward! A nonprofit program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork – all while having FUN! Activities include challenges and achievements from the brightest thinkers around—National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees – to inspire children! This year, campers will bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that allow children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up. Early registration discounts are available.
Visit campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to register. Use promo code Ideas25 to save $25 (expires 3/23) and Ideas15 to save $15 (expires 5/4).
Enter Daily for your chance to win $10,000 for STEM at your school through Siemens Foundation! This is your chance to get the STEM technology and resources you need to "fab" your lab.
The Sweepstakes closes at 5:00:00 PM ET on April 27, 2018
Students grades K-5 (with adults) and educators of all levels are invited to attend this Atlanta Science Festival event (free). Students will have a chance to experiment with various tech gadgets and the maker space, and teachers will see what educator workshops are available at the library this summer. See https://atlantasciencefestival.org/events/ccpls-family-tech-time/ for more information!
STEM Goes Red 2018 Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m
The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Atlanta team is hosting its inaugural STEM Goes Red event, aimed at empowering girls to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans through a career in the sciences.
What is STEM Goes Red? A day-long event to inspire girls to explore STEM outside the classroom and embrace being heart healthy. Participants will be exposed to some of Atlanta’s leading science, technology and engineering companies like Georgia Power, Goldman Sachs, UPS and PricewaterhouseCoopers as they showcase their innovative work. This event will consist of speed mentoring, breakout sessions led by top STEM-related organizations, and opportunities to make lasting connections with companies and leaders.
Students will walk away knowing they can make an impact through a career in STEM!
Microsoft is proud to offer technology programs that target youth. This one-day event, held at multiple Microsoft locations worldwide, is designed to provide high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about.
During the event, students interact with Microsoft employees and managers to gain exposure to careers in business and technology and to get an inside look at what it's like to work at Microsoft. This exciting event provides girls with career planning assistance, information about technology and business roles, thought-provoking exercises, and interesting Microsoft product demonstrations. By participating in the Microsoft DigiGirlz Day, young women can find out about the variety of opportunities available in the high-tech industry and can explore future career paths.
Space is limited so REGISTER HERE soon!
Sally Creel & Tania Pachuta are members of the STEM & Innovation team in the Cobb Division of Teaching & Learning.