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Podcasting – 2 day event

January 24 - February 7
Oak Park Public Library – Main Library, 834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States

Event run by Oak Park Public Library. This event runs over 2 days. Podcasting is a powerful way to communicate stories, news reports, and information. This 2-part program will get students started with tools and techniques for creating engaging podcasts. This first workshop on 01/24/2023 will familiarize students with audio recording basics and podcast best practices. The second part of the workshop on 02/07/2023 will cover additional audio editing techniques and provide additional time for students to record a podcast.…

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Girls work on computers in the Intro to Javascript workshop

Introduction to JavaScript

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, 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.

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3D Printed Little Boxes: Slicing + Design Using CAD

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oak Park Public Library – Main Library, 834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States

Event run by Oak Park Public Library. Customize a 3D Printed Little Box and get your creation printed out in one of our 3D Printers! 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, design their 3D object, download designs onto 3D printing software, queue up their project to be printed, then be able to come pick up…

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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

February 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, 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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Sixth graders work on a temperature sensor project the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Camp for Middle School Girls July 9, 2019 at the Innovation Center.

[Waitlist Only] Photoshop

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. Photoshop is a popular software amongst professional photographers and graphic designers. Students will be introduced to Photoshop and its basic functions/tools. They will learn how to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos. Students will rely on their own creativity and the Photoshop tools they have learned to create a festive Valentine’s Day card!

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A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

February 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Want to know what your work day would look like as a Web Designer? In this workshop, students will learn all the different responsibilities that come with the title and become a web designer for the day. Learn how designers work in teams to define user needs, develop site architecture, and design visual components of a website. Students will break into teams to tackle designing…

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Programming Edison Robots using Python

February 10 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Oak Park Public Library – Main Library, 834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States

Event run by Oak Park Public Library. Curious about robots? Meet Edison, a Lego compatible robot that is fun and easy to program. These robots are inexpensive and can be coded with blocks or in Python. In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn about robots, explore Edison and program it in Python to avoid obstacles or follow a line. Students will also participate in a collaborative robot mission!

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Smart Trains

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Blount County Public Library, 508 N Cusick St
Maryville, TN 37804 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Love trains and coding? This is the camp for you. The girls will use programable smart trains (www.intelino.com) and work in teams, learn to code the trains and choreograph train movements simulating a commuter railway.

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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

February 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, 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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Lilia stands at the front of the class, teaching a Python TechShop

Python Programming

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual!, 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 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…

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Girl builds a 3D model using TinkerCAD 3D on her computer

3D Printing: Slicing & Design Using CAD

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual!, 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. Create your own 3-D design using Tinkercad, a free web app for 3D design. Get your creation printed out in one of our 3D printers! Students will learn about 3D-printing principles, design their 3D object, download designs onto 3D printing software, queue up their project to be printed, and then pick up their project when it is ready!…

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Dancing with AI

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Machine learning and artificial intelligence allow us to design interactive, movement-focused systems using a camera that were impossible just a few years back. In this mini-camp the girls will learn the basics of machine learning and create there own interactive program. They will learn how to use Googles Teachable machine and PoseBlocks, a version of the popular Scratch with machine learning…

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Girl uses her laptop that has a TechGirlz sticker on it

Materials! Solving the Puzzle from the Bottom Up

February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Have you ever wondered why today’s screens are bigger and brighter, why your new backpack is water resistant, or why certain materials are better for the environment? Have you ever thought about how new materials come to be? The students will learn about materials, how truly tiny (and yet important) atoms are, and how scientists go about solving the puzzle of why and how a material does what it does. We’ll tour materials through history, interactive…

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Two girls work together at a computer on their kitchen table

Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

February 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Comcast. 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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Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

March 4 - March 5
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

Event run by Future For Her. This Entrepreneur Mini Camp will put the tools and technology used to create a business plan and prototype into the hands of 5th-8th graders allowing them take the lead in creating new ideas and building their own businesses in a supportive, professional environment. Participants will go from idea generation to presentation of their prototype and business plan! Schedule: 3/4/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/5/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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The Power of Spreadsheets and Charts

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by ORCSGirls. Data are all around us but spread sheets can do more than just show a big table of numbers. You can organize your data, perform calculations and show your data in a chart. Learn how to become a data wizard and make the most of those numbers. In this class you will learn all about how to unlock the secrets of…

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Photo of a whiteboard where girls brainstorm features, users, and ideas of their app

Designing Mobile Apps

March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Denver Public Library – Ross-Barnum Branch Library, 3570 W. 1st Ave.
Denver, CO 80219 United States

Event run by Slack. Students will work in teams 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. This event is not sponsored by Denver Public Library. For more information, please contact [email protected]

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TechGirlz at La Salle TV Studio

Working in a TV Studio

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
La Salle University Communication Center, 1825 Lindley Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 United States

Event run by La Salle TV at La Salle University. What does it take to put together a TV show? In this hands-on workshop, you’ll find out by working in the La Salle 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, setting up the…

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Instructor shows two girls how to make a Python loop on their laptops

Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

March 18 - March 19
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

Event run by Future For Her. This Entrepreneur Mini Camp will put the tools and technology used to create a business plan and prototype into the hands of 5th-8th graders allowing them take the lead in creating new ideas and building their own businesses in a supportive, professional environment. Participants will go from idea generation to presentation of their prototype and business plan! Schedule: 3/18/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/19/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Introduction to Virtual Reality

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. Coding on computers is fun, but who wouldn’t want to watch their code 3-dimensionally? In this workshop, students code their own virtual spaces and explore them through VR headsets. Get ready to practice block coding, scene-creating in CoSpaces, and VR navigation while creating your own virtual reality game!

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A slide reading Your Browser Fingerprint. What information do you think is in your browser fingerprint

Data Privacy: How to Protect Your Personal Information

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

All Virtual Events are Scheduled/Run in Eastern Time. Click Here for a time zone converter. Event run by Green Level High School. Sign up for a new app lately? What information did you provide to get it? Learn about how your personal information ends up online and is tracked in ways you may or may not know about. This workshop will provide an overview of web security, network security, and social media privacy through hands-on activities with network packet analysis,…

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Teen girl stands in the middle of a library checking her microbit wristband

Exercise with the Micro:bit

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roane State Community College, 701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

Event run by ORCSGirls. Did you know the MicroBit (www.microbit.org) has a sensor that can tell acceleration and orientation? Learn how to program the MicroBit to sense movement and create a webpage to show the result. Imagine how Doctor could monitor progress during physical therapy or yopu can keep track of your workouts.

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Robotics Programming with Lego Mindstorms

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, 1345 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States

Event run by Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School. Lend our planet a helping hand with Lego Mindstorms! In this workshop, students will be using Lego Mindstorm Robots, mats, and challenges from past FLL competitions to solve Earth-focused challenges. Bring your green thumb for lots of coding and fun!

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Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

April 15 - April 16
Virtual!, Anywhere, United States

Event run by Future For Her. This Entrepreneur Mini Camp will put the tools and technology used to create a business plan and prototype into the hands of 5th-8th graders allowing them take the lead in creating new ideas and building their own businesses in a supportive, professional environment. Participants will go from idea generation to presentation of their prototype and business plan! Schedule: 4/15/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4/16/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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