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2018 Core Element Summer STEM Camp for TEACHERS

Core Element

Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

2018 Core Element Summer STEM Camp for TEACHERS

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Core Element Coding Camp June 18-22, 2018
Learn to code by building and deploying your very own web games using popular web based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and create graphics with Canvas API. •No prior programming experience required. •Games run in a browser on any platform! •Design, program, and launch your own web games •Deploy your creations to the internet to share with friends. •Create your own 2d sprite sheets and sound effects for use in your game •Learn the fundamentals of computer programming by making games. •Use popular web technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Canvas. •Develop algorithms that define a game’s rules and logic. •Learn the common architecture of a video game from the ground up. •Team-based programming projects! $25 deposit for Core Element Summer Coding Camp for Teachers Deposit is not refundable if you fail to cancel before May 30. Deposit will be refunded after your completion of the camp.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Core Element Junior STEM Camp for Teachers June 25-29, 2018
Core Element Summer Junior STEM Camp for Teachers • Use LEGO™ WEDO robotics kits to explore robotics to build working models that incorporate working motors and sensors; • Program models to complete specific tasks; and explore theme-based activities while developing their problem solving and critical thinking skills. • Explore electronics, circuits and creative design with littleBits™ electronic modules. • Use the littleBits platform of electronic building blocks with color-coded electronic modules (motion, lights, sound, sensors, and internet connectivity) to explore circuits and engineering design. $25 deposit for Core Element Summer Junior STEM Camp for Teachers Deposit is not refundable if you fail to cancel before May 30. Deposit will be refunded after your completion of the camp.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Core Element Introduction to Robotics Camp for Teachers July 16-20, 2018
Core Element Summer STEM Introduction to Robotics Camp for Teachers • Learn how to build and program autonomous robots using LEGO™ EV3™ robots and MINDSTORMS™ Education Software. • Get instruction and hands-on practice with activities to build and program robots. • Get information, tips and ideas on how to enhance their team competition experiences. $25 deposit for Core Element Summer Introduction to Robotics Camp for Teachers Deposit is not refundable if you fail to cancel before May 30. Deposit will be refunded after your completion of the camp.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Arduino Microcomputer Programming July 23-27, 2018
Core Element Summer STEM Robotics with TETRIX Camp for Teachers • This camp is designed for students who have prior robotics experience either through previous Core Element Summer STEM Camps, other summer robotics camps, or participation on a FIRST Lego League team or have strong interest in robotics. • Work with Tetrix robots which use more advanced materials and JAVA programming. • FIRST TECH CHALLENGE (FTC) team or planning start an FTC team? Gain experience in the build and JAVA programming that is needed in the FTC competitions. • Develop and refine techniques to take their robotic skills to the next level. • Experience and develop teamwork skills as you explore methods to problem-solve best approaches to mission tasks and to design and program better ways to complete those tasks. $25 deposit for Core Element Summer Advanced Robotics Camp with TETRIX for Teachers Deposit is not refundable if you fail to cancel before May 30. Deposit will be refunded after your completion of the camp.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Core Element Jr STEM Camp- Scratch/ EVO Robotics Ended $25.00 $3.45

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 Teacher Registration Page for Core Element's 2018 Summer STEM Camp

 Core Element Summer STEM Camps for 2018 will offer students  and teachers the opportunity to grow STEM skills and knowledge and become more aware of career opportunities in a variety of STEM fields including, but not limited to Engineering and Computer Sciences.   Participants can expect a fun and busy week which offers “hands-on” STEM learning, team building and critical skills in reasoning and analytical thinking that will offer students important career skills. 

All camps are 5 days each and run Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Teacher will attend as learners along with our campers so that you experience first had the student activities, can interact with the students as they learn, and observe the students as they work through the same programming and other issues that might impact students in your classrooms . Come learn to program. design, and use engineering skills that the students are learning. Robotics camps offer teacher the opportunity to learn how to start or improve their school robotics teams.

To insure that there is space for all who really want to attend, there is a $25 deposit which will be REFUNDED when you complete the camp. A waitlist option will be available if teacher lists fill up.

  • Jr. STEM Camp- Coding/EVO Robotics
  • Coding Camp
  • Jr. STEM Camp - WEDO/ LittleBits
  • Introduction to LEGO EV3 Robotics
  • Arduino Microcomputer Processing

 


 

Jr. STEM Camp- Coding/Robotics

 

June 11-15

 

Grades 3-5

 

 

 

Coding is the new literacy!

 

Campers will learn basic computational thinking through the following activities:

 

 

 

Scratch programming language -animation and game design!

 

  • Campers will program interactive stories, games, and animations.
  • Scratch helps promote creative think, systematic reasoning, and working collaboratively.
  • Scratch is a project of the MIT Media Lab.

 

 Ozobot Evo Robot-use drawing and color to code!

 

  • Campers will learn how to create block-based programs using the Ozobot Evo Robot and OzoBlockly programming.
  • Campers can create autonomous behavior and complex programs while learning robotics and programming with a hands-on approach.

 

 

Coding Camp   

 June 18-22, 2018

 Grades 8-12

Learn to code by building and deploying your very own web games using popular web based technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and create graphics with Canvas API.

  • No prior programming experience required.
  • Games run in a browser on any platform!   
  • Design, program, and launch your own web games
  • Deploy your creations to the internet to share with friends.
  • Create your own 2d sprite sheets and sound effects for use in your game
  • Learn the fundamentals of computer programming by making games.
  • Use popular web technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Canvas.
  • Develop algorithms that define a game’s rules and logic.
  • Learn the common architecture of a video game from the ground up.
  • Team-based programming projects!

 

 


 Jr. STEM Camp   

June 25-29, 2018

Grades 3-4

 Campers will utilize three different STEM applications to introduce engineering and programming skills and to develop teamwork and critical-thinking skills.

 1.      WEDO™ Robotics

Campers will use LEGO™ WEDO robotics kits to explore robotics while they build working models that incorporate working motors and sensors; program their models to complete specific tasks; and explore theme-based activities while developing their problem solving and critical thinking skills.

 2.    littleBits™

Campers will explore electronics, circuits and creative design with littleBits electronic modules. The littleBits platform of electronic building blocks is comprised of color-coded electronic modules for specific functions (like motion, lights, sound, sensors, and internet connectivity) that snap together to make larger circuits. Campers will engage in projects which develop STEM literacy and critical thinking skills, and foster creativity.

  


Introduction to EV3 Robotics 

July 16-20, 2018

Grades 4-8

Campers will learn how to build and program autonomous robots using LEGO™ EV3™ robots and MINDSTORMS™ Education Software. Participants in this weeklong session will get instruction and hands-on practice with activities that will allow them to build and program robots. Participants will get information, tips and ideas on how to enhance their team competition experiences. Campers work in small teams to promote FIRST© Lego League’s signature set of Core Values.


Arduino Microcomputer Programming

July 23-27, 2018

Grades 8-11

 Interested in Computer programming, robotics or engineering? The Arduino revolution is here!

  Gain

  •  Learn to work with an Arduino™ to combine components like lights, motors, and sensors
  •  Learn to program Arduino™ to measure the world around you
  •  Expand the capabilities of the LEGO EV3 robots using Arduino™

The camp will provide campers with an introduction to the microcomputer programming using Arduinos. Campers will design, build and program the Arduino to complete specific tasks culminating in a Arduino Showcase Day presentation.

 


All Camps:

 STEM Career Explorations

All Core Element Summer STEM camps provide an opportunity to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and to learn about how math and science proficiency is increasingly a critical skill for current and future jobs. It is becoming increasingly apparent that science and math proficiency are the new “must-haves” for jobs outside of the usual STEM fields including positions in the hospitality, construction and services sectors.

Meet with STEM professionals to:

  • Explore STEM career possibilities;      
  • Gain resources in creating mentor relationships;
  • Learn how to equate interest in math or science into possible career opportunities;
  • Learn general job requirements for a specific career path;
  • Learn more about careers with an opportunity for financial growth;
  • Gain a better understanding of scope and variety of career possibilities within the same business or field.

 Questions??  tracey.zelden@core4kids.org or 504-280-5715

 

Have questions about 2018 Core Element Summer STEM Camp for TEACHERS? Contact Core Element

When & Where


UNO TRAC Center
Lakefront
New Orleans, LA

Monday, June 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Core Element

Core Element is a regional collaborative between K-12, higher education, economic development, and business and industry institutions that are committed to improve the caliber of math and science education in our schools. 

Core Element provides:

  • Essential professional development training for K-12 science and math teachers,

  • Proven education curriculum and activities that encourage hands-on learning experiences in the classroom for students,

  • Support for out-of-classroom enrichment activities such as science fairs and robotics competitions.

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