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April 2018

Learning About Machine Learning

April 28 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! All around us tools are getting smarter from voice recognition to finding faces in pictures thanks to machine learning. Wonder how this works? In this class girls will learn about the basics of machine learning, and gain some hands-on experience by running a machine learning example in Python. Register Here

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Electronic Funny Faces

April 28 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
SAP, 3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States

Event run by SAP. Please email Lindsey Nelson with any questions. Thank you! This workshop introduces students to electrical circuits. In small groups, students design and create battery-operated funny faces, with eyes that blink, tongues that wag, ears wiggle, or other appendages that do interesting things. Students will teach their faces to blink the eyes by writing code for a small microcomputer. Note: There is construction in front of the building so please park in the parking garage and escort your…

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Introduction to JavaScript

April 28 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Lansdale Library, 301 Vine St
Lansdale, PA 19446 United States

Event run by Lansdale Library. Please email Tom Meyer with any questions. Thank you! JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games... pretty much whatever you can think up. In this course you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program! Note: Workshop held in computer lab, please ask front desk. Devices and snacks will be provided. Register…

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Electronic Funny Faces: Circuits with Little Bits

April 28 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08096 United States

Event run by Haddonfield Public Library. Please email Cathy DeCampli with any questions. Thank you! This workshop introduces students to electrical circuits. In small groups, students design and create battery-operated funny faces, with eyes that blink, tongues that wag, ears wiggle, or other appendages that do interesting things. Students will teach their faces to blink the eyes by writing code for a small microcomputer. Note: There is meter parking at the library. The classroom is in the basement and please bring…

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May 2018

Data in Action: A Hack-a-thon to Benefit Philly

May 5 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Slalom, 100 N 18th Street #2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Slalom. Please email Chris Pizzurro or Michal Nochumson with any questions. Thank you! Come and join Slalom for Philadelphia's first collaborative (non-competitive) hack-a-thon for middle-school girls! All middle-school girls are welcome, and no experience is necessary. The morning will be driven by TechGirlz and spent learning how to create and design powerful Infographics. After the morning hands-on learning sessions, the girls will break into groups and work together on creating an infographic based around remedying local issues in…

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Programming Robots

May 5 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! Curious about robots? Meet Edison, a Lego compatible robot that is fun and easy to program. In this workshop everyone will have the opportunity to learn about robots, play with Edison and program it to avoid obstacles or follow a line or make silly sounds. Register Here

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

May 5 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States

Event run by Blackwell Library Teen Department. Please email Conita Pierson with any questions. Thank you! Learn the first steps to coding and creating using the Micro:bit! Students will use the Micro:bit, a new pocket-sized computer, and it’s easy to use drag-and-drop interface to learn coding basics. Students will walk through the various features of the micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and motion sensors. Students will also design and make their…

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Trace Water Contamination Sources using ArcGIS Online

May 5 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Innovation Lab, 1401 JFK Blvd (16th Floor)
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? How about what might be in your water? Using a water quality dataset and an online map-making tool, ArcGIS, students will investigate where a fictitious source of groundwater pollution (based on real world data) may be originating. Students will learn about water quality issues, how to measure water quality, and how geospatial information can be used to solve problems involving water resources. Note: Please bring a laptop to this workshop.…

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Working in a TV Studio

May 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Event run by PSTV. Please email Shelley Wolfe with any questions, thank you! What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the Philadelphia School TV studio to create a “live” program using our script, graphics, and video. We’ll introduce you to all the equipment that makes a show possible and demonstrate how to use those tools. Then, it will be your turn. Maybe you’ll be in the studio,…

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Introduction to Encryption

May 12 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Please email Thomas Proffen with any questions. Thank you! Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop, students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking. At the end of the lesson students will see if they can figure out encrypted information, i.e. Can they crack the code? Let’s see who…

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Creating Your Own Game with GameMaker

May 12 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rush Building, 30 N 33rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Event run by Drexel Society of Women Engineers. Please email Elvira-Marie Mikhael with any questions. Thank you! Students will learn how to use GameMaker Studio, an intuitive program for the creation of electronic games. They will learn to create a basic running and jumping game, and how to customize the game. They will also learn where to download game creation software and find tutorials to create other games they can imagine! Intermediate computer skills will be required. Note: There will be…

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Newsroom Story Production

May 16 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S Broad St, Unit 1
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Run by South Philadelphia Library. Please email Eric Vo with any questions. Thank you! Story telling is the basis of impactful media - from news articles to slideshows to videos. Starting with an idea, students will learn how to produce great stories the same way that collaborative newsrooms work (pre-production, production and post-production). Using mobile devices, students will learn techniques to produce photo and video content. Note: Use the Tasker-Morris subway stop and look for S. Philadelphia Health & Literacy…

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Build a Website with WordPress

May 19 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Event run by Macquarie Group. Please email Shaw Levin with any questions. Thank you! Learn how to build your own website without coding! Whether you think one day you and your friends will have a brand that you want to promote or you simply want to start your own blog, learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students will create their own website using WordPress. They will learn how to set up…

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Solving Genetic Mysteries with Online Tools & Family Histories

May 19 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Community Technology Center – Denver Public Library, 10 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204 United States

Event run by Denver Central Library. Please email Annie Lincoln with any questions. Thank you! Did you know that there is a worldwide database of genetic information that is free for anyone to use? In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! You will learn how to use online tools to create a family tree (Progeny), learn how to search a set of medical symptoms to find the genetic cause…

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Making a Website Using WordPress

May 23 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
RunSignUp, 300 Mill St #200
Moorestown, NJ 08057 United States

Event run by RunSignUp. Please email Meredith Klein with any questions. Thank you! Some of life’s most important skills include teamwork, problem solving, and organization. It is these three skills that are fundamental to using WordPress. Whether you think one day you and your friends will have a brand that you want to promote or you simply want to start your own blog, learning WordPress now will help get you ready to share with the world! In this workshop, students…

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July 2018

2018 Summer Camp

July 9 @ 12:00 AM - July 13 @ 12:00 AM
Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085 United States

Event run by TechGirlz. Please email Donna Cusimano with any questions. Thank you! TechGirlz Summer Camp puts the tools and technology into the hands of 12-15 year old girls. The girls will learn programming, basic electronics, and engineering using the Arduino microcontroller. Using the Arduino IDE, campers will use the C and C++ programming languages, along with Arduino’s supplied software library. They will write programs to perform multiple tasks that will allow their robots to navigate its surroundings. At the end…

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