Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2017-03-29
Date & Time Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
April 4, 2017
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Math Teachers' Circle (040417) Can you spot the math? A mathematical exploration of the game “Spot it!” Facilitator: Dr. Alex Kontorovich,... Mathematics OPEN
April 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Powering Projects (040517) Need more energy for your projects?  How many LEDs can I use in a project?  When will and LED explode?  Learn... Maker Series OPEN
April 27, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Turtle Art (042717) TurtleArt lets you make images with your computer. The Turtle follows a sequence of commands. You specify the sequence by... Maker Series OPEN
May 3, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Unpacking systems thinking with modeling (050317) In science, models are used to represent a system (or parts of a system) under study, to aid in the development of questions... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 4, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Coding Music (050417) Learn the principles of sound and how to code music with Sonic Pi. Sonic Pi is a musical instrument which enables exciting... Maker Series OPEN
May 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Paper Engineering (050517) Join us for a fun day of paper engineering.  Learn the the core elements of “pop-up”- basic and advance... Maker Series OPEN
May 8, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Scratch Day: Interactive Stories, Art, Simulations, and Games (050817) Coding is as a critical skill for all makers, so if you have been wanting to get started with coding or want to gain some... Maker Series OPEN
May 10, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Arguing from Evidence (051017) Argumentation is a process for reaching agreements about explanations and design solutions. In science, reasoning and... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 12, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Automata (051217) Make your own mechanical sculptures or stories, known as automata, with familiar materials like cardboard. We’ll use... Maker Series OPEN
May 15, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Computer Aided Design with Tinkercad (051517) Do you have a 3D printer and not sure what to do with it?  Join us to learn how you can use CAD to make your own... Maker Series OPEN
May 17, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Data Analysis (051717) A major practice of scientists is to organize and interpret raw data through tabulation, graphing and statistical analysis.... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 24, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Defining problems & designing solutions (052417) In science, asking questions and defining problems are the first steps to make sense of phenomena. Explanations to such... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 25, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sewn Circuits (052517) Sewn circuits (or e-textiles) uses conductive thread, batteries, LEDs, and mini micro-controllers to make textiles light-up... Maker Series OPEN
June 1, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
NGSS & Assessments (060117) Learn how to unpack the Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products (EQuIP) rubric. NGSS requires an... Next Generation Science OPEN
June 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Minecraft (060517) Minecraft is an amazing tool for learning what your students are already using.  Learn about common activities, games... Maker Series OPEN
June 7, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
NGSS & Technology Integration (060717) Infusing quality STEM multimedia resources (simulations, interactives, video games, etc.) into your classroom is one easy... Next Generation Science OPEN
June 9, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introduction to Robotics: Rubacon (060917) Robotics has become so popular that there are a ton of robotics programs and kit out there today. How do you know what is...
FYI:
Rubacon is a competition of 'bad' robots.
Maker Series OPEN