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Cyber Security

December 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 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. The class will also cover the basics of encryption.

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Python Programming

December 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. 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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Pay it Forward: Being Smart and Keeping Your Money Safe

December 5 @ 12:00 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 First State Fintech Lab. While cash used to be king, most of us tap our cards or use our phones to pay for things in the real and online worlds. But with so many options, which one is right? And, when paying people for things online, how do I make sure I’m sending money to the right person or company? In this…

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Computer Programming with C++

December 7 @ 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. 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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Infographics: Tell Your Story with Graphics

December 7 @ 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. This event is run by Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. Humans are visual creatures. Pictures help us learn, understand, and remember things better. For this reason, more and more businesses are using infographics to persuade their audience, tell a story, and display their data in a graphical way. In this workshop, students will observe that infographics are often used to raise awareness or sell products…

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Designing Mobile Apps

December 9 @ 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 Glassbox Digital. Students will work in teams or individually to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn the latest strategies in brainstorming…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

December 11 @ 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 Glassbox Digital. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use…

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3D Printing

December 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. Enjoy animated movies like Finding Nemo and the Incredibles? Have you ever wondered how animated movies are made, or how cartoon characters are created? In this workshop, students will learn the basics of 3D computer graphics, create and model using the web based www.clara.io. No previous experience is required.

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You Can Be a Photographer: Photography for Marketing

December 12 @ 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. We may not be able to travel to a winter wonderland this particular winter, but we can edit ourselves into one! In this workshop, students will learn how to put a new background of their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers. They will discover the impact made by editing photos…

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Build Your Own Voice App with VoiceFlow

December 12 @ 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. Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant are very popular technologies that can do many things such as play music, look up information, do online shopping, provide driving directions, and control things in your home such as lights, heating, and air-conditioning. What makes those technologies work? The answer is Artificial Intelligence-powered software, like apps! You don?t need to work for Amazon or Google to build apps for…

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Web Concepts

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 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. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). The workshop will give a brief introduction to how websites work, how they are built, and how to become a person who builds websites.

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Python Programming

December 18 @ 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. 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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Build your own Voice App

December 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. Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant are very popular technologies allowing you to interact with technology by just talking. What makes those technologies work? The answer is Artificial Intelligence-powered software, like apps! You don’t need to work for Amazon or Google to build apps for Alexa and Google Assistant. Anyone can write apps! In this workshop, students will learn how to build their own voice apps…

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You Can Code!

December 19 @ 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. 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 use concepts of block code to make animated logos using Scratch. Scratch is a block-based visual programming language that can create online projects using a…

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Game Design with Kodu Mini Camp

December 28 - December 29
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. Would you like to create your own immersive video game to share with a global community? Using Kodu, a free software from Microsoft, students can step into the world of video game design. During this 2-day mini camp, students will be introduced to Kodu, a game creation environment that uses a visual programming language. They will explore basic navigation, customize a landscape, and create a…

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Using Digital Mapping to Better the World

January 7, 2021 - January 8, 2021
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. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This is a virtual 2-day youth STEAM event for Middle School age girls. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. 1/7 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 1/8 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET

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Computer Programming with C++

January 8, 2021 @ 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. 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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Scratch Coding

January 9, 2021 @ 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. In this workshop students will learn the basics of Scratch "drag and drop" coding and code their very own game or animated story!

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Quantum Machine Learning: A TechGirlz Talk

January 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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. About the Speaker: Deepansha is a mathematics-computer science student at the University of California, San Diego. In the past, she has completed a summer program at Google called Google's Computer Science Summer Institute, where she worked on Javascript projects and connected with Google engineers. She completed a summer school at IBM and interned in web development and quantum computing. She is very involved in the…

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

January 12, 2021 @ 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 Capgemini Government Solutions LLC. 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…

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Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn

January 14, 2021 @ 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. 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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Animation & Graphics with Python

January 15, 2021 @ 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 Capgemini Government Solutions LLC. 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 Calico. We recommend that before attending this workshop the registrant has taken one of the following:…

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Designing Mobile Apps

January 16, 2021 @ 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 Society of Women Engineers - Lehigh University. Students will work in teams or individually to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right way. Join us to learn…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

January 19, 2021 @ 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 Mediafly. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them…

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Intro to Arduino

January 23, 2021 @ 10:00 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. No equipment or coding experience is required.

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Computer Programming with C++

January 23, 2021 @ 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

January 24, 2021 @ 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 Pennsylvania's Society of Women Engineers. 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,…

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SQL: Explore & Command Databases

January 26, 2021 @ 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. 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,…

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Python Programming

February 5, 2021 @ 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. 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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Investigate Water Pollution Sources using ArcGIS Online

February 6, 2021 @ 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 Young Women In Bio-RTP Time to turn on your investigative thinking hats! Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? How about what might be in your water? How do we find this out? This workshop uses a combination of a water quality dataset and an online map-making tool to investigate where a fictitious source of groundwater pollution (based on…

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3D Jewelry​ Design​ ​with​ Tinkercad & 3D​ ​Manufacturing

February 7, 2021 @ 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 AAUW Greensboro. Design a bangle and learn to model it using primitive “building blocks” in Autocad’s Tinkercad 3D modeling software. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling, the different types of professional 3D modeling software available, and walk away with an understanding of how small jewelry designers use 3D to design and manufacture. Before leaving, students will be shown online websites…

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Using Computer Simulations to Help Solve Complex Problems

February 11, 2021 @ 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. Event run by Credera Complex systems are all around us from a flock of birds creating beautiful patterns, to the spread of diseases to understanding and protecting ecosystems. 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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Introduction to JavaScript

February 13, 2021 @ 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 Chrome Developer Tools (DevTools) or the BSD Online Platform!

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Artificial Intelligence: How Computers Learn

February 16, 2021 @ 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 Neighborhoods.com. 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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Making a Website with HTML/CSS

February 19, 2021 @ 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. Did you ever wonder how websites are made? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? Making a website is easier than you may think. In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own…

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Solving Genetic Mysteries

February 25, 2021 - February 26, 2021
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. Hosted by Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK). This is a virtual 2-day youth STEAM event for Middle School age girls. In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! Find a neighborhood buddy to do this class with you from middle school! 2/25 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM, ET 2/26 from 4:00 - 5:00…

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Computer Programming with C++

February 27, 2021 @ 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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