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Animation & Graphics with Python

May 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Everlaw. Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science! In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python in Trinket.io. We recommend that before attending this workshop the registrant has taken one of the following: Python Programming, Intro…

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Computer Simulations

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Complex systems are all around us from a flock of birds creating beautiful patterns, to the spread of diseases to understanding and protecting eco-systems. Computer simulations are a great tool scientists use to understand complex systems. In this class, you will learn about computer simulations and create your own simulations of an epidemic and what factors make it spread faster or…

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Lights, Camera, Action: Storytelling and Video Production

May 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Video is a powerful way to communicate stories through individual videos or a series of video shorts that can be used in many ways such as news stories, teach a skill, crowdfunding videos, calling people to action on an important issue, serving as a public service announcement, or simply to tell a story. Storytelling is the basis of this impactful media. In this workshop, students…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

May 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Slalom. In this workshop, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps.

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Computer Art Mini Camp

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. In this mini camp the girls will explore the intersection of art and computer science. They will be looking at parametric functions to make art, explore fractals and how they are generated and we will be diving into style transfer, a technique using machine learning to redraw an image in the style of another. The focus on the camp is to…

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Intro to Arduino Programming

May 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Microcontrollers, such as the Arduino, have revolutionized the way we connect the real and virtual worlds. The credit-card sized Arduino board can be used in robotics, to control sensors, or to create wearable technology. In this workshop, students will use the TinkerCAD Arduino simulator to create projects that include LED lights and buzzers.

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Computer Programming with C++

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! C++ is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning C++, you will have a…

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Python Programming

May 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by SAP. Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and…

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Smart Apps

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Apps we use every day keep getting smarter from recognizing faces to understanding speech. Have you ever wondered how they work? In this workshop you will learn about artificial intelligence and how it is used to recognize objects in images. Using the Thunkable (www.thunkable.com), you will learn how build your very own app that uses AI to describe pictures you take.

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You Can Code

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Think coding is hard? Everyone can code. Join us at the workshop to get started. We use Blockly, a drag and drop language to instruct the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. After, students will be able to access the web pages at home to continue their learning.…

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Introduction to JavaScript

June 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by the TechGirlz Teen Advisory Board. 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 using the BSD platform!

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Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn

June 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by University of Delaware. Have you ever wondered how Alexa or Siri recognizes your voice, or how Facebook is able to automatically recognize your friends in pictures? The answer is Artificial Intelligence (AI), or also known as Machine Learning! In this workshop, students will learn about how machine learning techniques such as artificial neural networks learn from data to answer real world questions.

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Introduction to VR

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Virtual Reality or the ability to step inside another world. Learn about how Virtual Reality (VR) works, create your very own virtual world using CoSpaces (www.cospaces.io) and build your very own Google Cardboard headset. This class combines creativity in creating a 3D virtual world with coding to make it come alive.

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SQL: Explore & Command Databases

June 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that most of the world’s data is stored in something called a database? This includes your school grades, Yelp’s list of local pizza shops and music downloads on your computer. Databases contain tons of information. Finding the exact information you need can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In this workshop, students will learn about databases, its structure and what…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. In this workshop, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience of real apps.

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Make a Website Using WordPress

June 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Slalom. Ever think about starting your own business someday or possibly creating 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 a WordPress.com website and add their own content via web pages and posts. Students will also…

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Cartoons from Scratch

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Do you like cartoons? Come to the Cartoons from Scratch class to learn how to make 2D animations using Scratch. This class is very friendly to those with no coding experience.

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Advanced Environment Monitoring Camp

June 22 - June 25
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States
$50

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. This camp is for girls ready to take the next step in their coding adventures. We will use a Raspberry Pi Zero and the Enviro monitoring extension designed for indoor monitoring, letting you measure temperature, pressure, humidity, light, and noise level. The camp will run from Tuesday, June 22nd to Friday, June 25th from 1pm - 5pm EDT daily. Application will…

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Computer Programming with C++

June 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! C++ is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning C++, you will have a…

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Mars Explorer Mini Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. In this mini camp the girls will learn how to make apps using the code.org App Lab. The girls will explore the use of data, tables and creating web requests to get external data. Using all these concepts, they will create an app to explore images from Mars sent by the Curiosity rover using an API to retrieve information. Mini camps…

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Animation & Graphics with Python

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Hosted by Oak Park Public Library. Do you like to use your creativity to design problems and solutions using codes to represent ideas? Then you have a future in Computer Science! In this workshop, students will learn how to create computer graphics and animated figures/objects using Python in Trinket.io. We recommend that before attending this workshop the registrant has taken one of…

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Introduction to JavaScript

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. 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 using Repl.it!

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Creative Robotics Camp

June 28 - July 2
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
$250

Students must be entering grades 6-8 as of September 2021. Camp Inspire is a week-long 'confidence camp' that is designed to expose girls to a STEAM field while also teaching every girl to develop their sense of purpose and self-worth from within. Powered by the extensive TechGirlz curriculum, girls will explore either engineering, entrepreneurship, creative robotics or art & animation during the first half of their day. Participants will work on developing a tangible product by the end of the…

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Entrepreneur Camp

July 6 - July 9
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
$250

Students must be entering grades 6-8 as of September 2021. Camp Inspire is a week-long 'confidence camp' that is designed to expose girls to a STEAM field while also teaching every girl to develop their sense of purpose and self-worth from within. Powered by the extensive TechGirlz curriculum, girls will explore either engineering, entrepreneurship, creative robotics or art & animation during the first half of their day. Participants will work on developing a tangible product by the end of the…

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Wonder Women Robots Camp

July 6 - July 9
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States
$50

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Are you ready to learn how to build and program a dancing MicroBit robot that they will be able to keep after the camp? We are running our virtual Wonder Women Robotics Camp again 🙂 on Tuesday, July 6th - Friday, July 9th from 10am - 3pm EDT daily. The camp is open to girls who are entering grades 5-8 and…

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Cyber Security Basics

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Cyber security and being smart and safe online is more important than ever. In this workshop the girls will lean about some basics in cyber security including how to spot scams through examples and hands-on activities.

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Python Programming

July 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also…

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Arduino Programming Camp

July 12 - July 16
Harper College Main Campus, 1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067 United States

Event run by Harper College. In this Arduino Programming Camp the girls will learn programming, basic electronics, and engineering skills to build an obstacle avoiding robot controlled by an Arduino microcontroller. Funded by a grant from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, this exciting Arduino Programming Camp puts the tools and technology into the hands of middle school girls. The students will learn programming, basic electronics, and engineering using the Arduino microcontroller. During the week-long day camp, students will build an…

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Introduction to Python

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Python is one of the fastest growing programming language and is especially popular in many areas of science. In this class girls will learn the basics of Python, get to know the cool Jupyter Notebooks and venture into working with data.

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Internet Safety: How To Stay Safe Online

July 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Oak Park Public Library. You?ve been online a lot! Do you know the ins and outs of staying safe? Let's go over some of the rules and some ideas to help you. Learn how to be a good digital citizen as well as a cautious one on various forms of social media. Learn how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, phishing, and…

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Engineering and Electronics Camp

July 19 - July 23
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
$250

Students must be entering grades 6-8 as of September 2021. Camp Inspire is a week-long 'confidence camp' that is designed to expose girls to a STEAM field while also teaching every girl to develop their sense of purpose and self-worth from within. Powered by the extensive TechGirlz curriculum, girls will explore either engineering, entrepreneurship, creative robotics or art & animation during the first half of their day. Participants will work on developing a tangible product by the end of the…

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Girls in Engineering Camp

July 19 - July 23
Harper College Main Campus, 1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067 United States

Event run by Harper College. In this camp the girls will explore the engineering design process, basic 3D modeling software, 3D printing, programming, and machine learning. They will design a roller coaster using pipe insulation, marbles, and objects within the room, print a 3D model, and create wearable electronics. Funded by a grant from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, this week-long camp for middle-school girls, will dive into the engineering design process, career opportunities, basic 3D modeling software, 3D printing,…

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Data Mining QuickDraw Doodles Mini Camp

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Have you heard of the game QuickDraw? Google released a dataset of over 50 million drawings across 345 categories and we will use Python to data mine these data and answer questions like: Do people in different countries draw bread differently? Mini camps have a lunch break from noon to 1pm.

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Computer Programming with C++

July 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Have you ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? Well, it all begins with programming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to write your very own program using a language called C++! C++ is a great first language to learn because so many other languages are based off of it. After learning C++, you will have a…

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Art and Animation Camp

July 26 - July 30
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
$250

Students must be entering grades 6-8 as of September 2021. Camp Inspire is a week-long 'confidence camp' that is designed to expose girls to a STEAM field while also teaching every girl to develop their sense of purpose and self-worth from within. Powered by the extensive TechGirlz curriculum, girls will explore either engineering, entrepreneurship, creative robotics or art & animation during the first half of their day. Participants will work on developing a tangible product by the end of the…

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3D Printing

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Three Dimensional printing is a new phenomenon in the tech world, and it is an amazing way to bridge the software and physical worlds. Students will learn about 3D printing principles, learn about downloading, customizing and creating their own objects using open source software - and they will be able to 3D print their design.

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You Can Code!

August 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual!, Scheduled and Run in Eastern Time
Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Oak Park Public Library. In this workshop, students will use Blockly, a drag and drop language to interface with the memory of the computer. We will be trying a number of puzzles, mazes and games to explore sequential events, selection and repetition. Students will also begin to learn to code using real language with CodinGame, a free online program that allows coders…

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