Design Connect Create! Physics Camp for Young Women
Dates: June 27 - July 8
Description: Get a head start in physics through hands-on activities, interactive problem solving and fun engineering challenges. You will gain knowledge to be successful in school, hear about STEM careers and visit a high-tech company.
This camp is for rising 9th-12th graders who plan to take their first physics course in the fall. Join us for physics, friends, field trip and fun!
College Journey: Teaming for Tomorrow Program
Do you like to solve problems, tinker with designs, have an interest in technology, and want to have a positive impact on others?
This one-week, residental camp for girls provides the opportunity to explore how science, technology, engineering and math can be used to help people and the planet thrive. Participants will blend science with creativity to come up with innovative solutions to address a variety of design challenges. One grand engineering challenge of our time, global access to clean water, will be examined in detail. Participants will also get the opportunity to tour the headquarters of Frito Lay and network with professionals from some of the top companies in the Dallas Metroplex. Offered in partnership with Girl Scouts.
Dates: July 17 - July 22
Audience: Girls, 9th - 12th grade
Cost: $450, including rooms, board and all program supplies for the week. Financial Assistance is available.
Note: Girl Scout membership not required; however, an additional fee of $15 will be added to the total cost. You will need to register for membership first and allow 24hrs for processing before registering for the camp. Please visit http://www.gsnetx.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join.html. For registration questions/issues, call 972 349-2403.
BEST Conference and Workshop 2016
Dates: July 11- July 15
BEST Conference and Workshop Topics include:
- All About BEST
- Tools and Safety
- Engineering Design Process
- BEST Practices for a Coach
- Simulink(r) and programming
- Integrating BEST in the Classroom
- What to teach in the off season
- Building prototype in the classroom
- Team building activities
- and much more!
Cost:- $500 for early registration (by May 1)
- $600 for regular registration
SEEC Summer FIRST Lego League Coaches' Clinics
Calling all FLL coaches, mentors, and educators! Come brush up on your knowledge & skills during the summer break and hear proven tips for improving team performance. Sessions are facilitated by Dr. Patrick Michaud, renowned FIRST coach with several world-ranked teams. Please click on each session for more details and to register. Space is limited - first come, first serve.
Dates: July 18- July 22
Time: All sessions are from 9AM to 12PM
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas - Science and Engineering Education Center, located in the Founders North building (mid-campus), Room 2.302
July 18: Introduction to FLL, LEGO Mindstorms, and Robot Construction: Participants will have an overview of the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competition and hands-on training in building a robot using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 construction set.
July 19: Beginning FLL Programming: Participants will learn to use the Mindstorms EV3 software to program robots for FLL competitions.
July 20: Robot Chassis and Attachments: This seminar will review basic robot building principles and introduce design and construction techniques useful for creating more competitive robots.
July 21: Advanced FLL programming w/sensors: This seminar will present higher level programming and robot game strategy details.
July 22: FLL Season and Tournament preparation: This seminar will provide a overview of a complete FIRST LEGO League season, including what to expect at tournaments, scrimmages, and other season events.
Note: If you are unable to register, but interested in attending workshops in August, September, or October, please email and let us know. Additional sections may open based on demand.
For registration questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated: May 25, 2016