The classes for students in grades 6-8 are designed to teach students basic fundamentals and apply what they have learned to fun hands-on activities. This year the students will get a choice of 2 classes in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
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Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemistry!
Mix it, Make it, Explore it! Take time to understand the composition, structure, and properties of matter through multiple hand-on experiments.
Circuit Playground - Microcontrollers
Would you like to learn electronics, with an all-in-one board that has sensors and LEDs built in? Circuit Playground is here, and it's the best way to practice programming on real hardware. Activities include programming neo-pixels, a motion sensor, temperature sensor, light sensor, sound sensor, speaker, push buttons and switches!
Intersecting design and mechanical engineering this course explores the basics of Computer-aided Design(CAD) and 3-D printing.
Know Your Brand: Professional Development
This class covers everything from goal setting, personal capital/establishing your brand, and writing a resume.
Python is one of the most popular programming languages. Its ease of use has made it a great tool for beginner programmers, data scientists, and many experts around the world. Expand your toolset by learning programming fundamentals using the Python Programming Language.
Understanding Money: Personal Finance
Learn the basic principles of managing money. Through interactive and hands-on activities students will explore the value of the dollar. Concepts include how it is earned, how it is managed, and ways to make it grow.
What is the Electromagnetic Spectrum?
Understand the world around you through waves. No… not the ones that are wet and cool you off but the ones that allow you to hear, see, and even eat!