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EdHack: An Educational Mobile App Hackathon

The LAB Miami

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Miami, FL

EdHack: An Educational Mobile App Hackathon

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Type End Quantity
Design Hacker - You make digital look good Ended Free  
Code Hacker - You code your way to victory Ended Free  
Game Hacker - You have an idea for or like making games Ended Free  
Observer - You're just here to watch Ended Free  

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Event Details

EdHack

The LAB Miami, in collaboration with the Miami Science Museum's "NEXT Weekend", will host EdHack, a hackathon to building educational games and apps for youth. 

Come solo or bring your team (no more than 5 per team please!) and help build apps to engage more youth (K-12) in STEM learning. Whether a simple STEM trivia game or a role playing game fighting through math problems in a forest, all games are welcome. 

Judges Criteria

  • Feasibility (Completeness, Functional, and Usable)
  • Incorporation of STEM learning
  • Creativity
  • Ability to scale

Hackathon Schedule (some events have different times & locations)


Friday, April 4th, 2014

  • 07:00pm - 09:00pm - Kick-off at the Miami Science Museum (3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33129); Listen to the Hackathon's challenges, begin brainstorming, and start building your team!

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

  • 09:00am - 06:00pm - Hackathon at The LAB Miami (400 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127); Storyboard your idea, code your app, take it home with you and prepare your pitch for Sunday. Breakfast and lunch will be served!

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

  • 01:00pm - 02:00pm - Demos & Award Ceremony at the Miami Science Museum (3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33129); Catch the participants demo their products and vie for the grand prize...


Prizes

  • 3 months LABrat Plus Membership ($750/person)
  • Incorporation of STEM learning
  • The satisfaction of 1000s of children and parents who will LOVE using your app
  • Special grand prize announced at the Friday Night Kickoff!
 
 
Questions? Email info@TheLABMiami.com and put "EdHack" in the subject line. 




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When & Where


The LAB Miami
400 NW 26th St
Miami, FL 33127

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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