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February 2023

A Day in the Life of a Web Designer

Girl smiles in front of a desktop computer during a TechShop

February 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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Think Like a Digital Designer: Unplugged

February 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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Python Programming

Lilia stands at the front of the class, teaching a Python TechShop

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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3D Printing: Slicing & Design Using CAD

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

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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
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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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Make a Website Using HTML/CSS

Two girls work together at a computer on their kitchen table

February 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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March 2023

Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

March 4 - March 5
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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

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March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

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

March 18 - March 19
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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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Data Privacy: How to Protect Your Personal Information

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

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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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Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

March 27 - March 29
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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: 3/27/2023 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/28/2023 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/29/2023 from…

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April 2023

Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

April 15 - April 16
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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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Entrepreneurship Mini Camp

Young girl working on a laptop and referencing information on an iPad

April 29 - April 30
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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: 4/29/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 4/30/2023 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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