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TechShopz in a Box™ are free workshop plans, documents, and guides based on TechGirlz’ tried-and-true workshops. They make it easy for anyone, anywhere to run a hands-on workshop for middle school girls. As a result of this program, the number of girls we’ve reached has more than tripled – and with your help, we can make that number grow.
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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.
In this workshop, students will learn how to put a sunset and a starry night sky into the background of their photographs, as well as some other fun effects using (PIXLR) and PhotoLayers.
In this workshop students will use Scratch, a block-based coding language, to create their own video game.
This workshop plan familiarizes students with podcasting software, such as Audacity or Garageband, followed by creating a simple, personal podcast recording.
Students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website.
In this workshop, students will learn about why cybersecurity is important and the practices and tools that can help people and organizations protect their critical information.
In this workshop, students will learn about how machine learning techniques such as artificial neural networks learn from data to answer real world questions.
Students will learn the basics of Python programming including: simple data types (e.g., floats, integers, strings, and lists), comparisons, if-statements, and loops.
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