Conference Session: “Paper Planes & Flying Machines: a STEAM Activity”

Track: Art, Design Through STEM  If you were going to design a STEAM powered airplane what would it look like? In this activity for students in middle-school, students will decorate their own paper airplane, before we launch them into the sky! They will learn what choices work or don’t in creating lift.   Presenter: Nova Hall, […]

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Conference Session: “RAIN Lunchtime Meetup”

Track: Community STEM Action & Volunteerism  If you are a part of the RAIN Grant (the Rural Innovation and Activation Network), or are interested in meeting up with your STEM leaders in the rural parts of Arizona, bring your lunch and join them in this Lunchtime Meetup!    Host: Kalman Mannis, Project Director for Rural Activation and […]

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Conference Session: “Paper Planes & Flying Machines: a STEAM Activity”

Track: Art, Design Through STEM If you were going to design a STEAM powered airplane what would it look like? In this activity for 5-10 year olds, students will decorate their own paper airplane, before we launch them into the sky! Children will learn what choices work or don’t in creating lift.   Presenter: Nova […]

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Conference Session: “Advanced Paper Planes & Flying Machines: a STEAM Activity”

Track: Art, Design Through STEM  If you were going to design a STEAM powered airplane what would it look like? In this activity for middle school & high school, students will decorate their own paper airplane, before we launch them into the sky! Children will learn what choices work or don’t in creating lift.  Presenter: […]

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Conference Session: “Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) Workshop”

Track: Computer Science & Engineering This CAD workshop aims to inform attendees of the process, importance, and applications of computer-aided drafting, a skill widely used in the field of engineering. CAD involves the three-dimensional design of models such as cars, buildings, electronic devices, and robots. This workshop will be instructed by Diego Miranda and Alfredo […]

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Conference Session: “Bioinformatics in the Classroom – Mining the Information in Genomes”

Track: STEM Instruction  Bioinformatics gives students the unprecedented opportunity to mine DNA and protein sequences while working with the same computer tools and data that genome scientists use. Come and learn how to use freely available online tools to guide your students to consolidate their knowledge of biological concepts and discover the connectedness of all […]

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Conference Session: “The Impact of Emerging Technologies in Arizona”

Track: STEM Careers & Business  Learn from local experts on how Arizona is positioning itself as a hub for 3D Printing, Autonomous Vehicles, embracing Ai, and implementing IoT technologies in pursuit of becoming a SMART City.   Presenters:  Simulation – Product Development – 3D Printing: Eric Miller, Principal, PADT, Inc., www.PADTINC.com, eric.miller@padtinc.com      Register […]

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Conference Session: “Experience It -By Doing-STEM Experiential Learning”

Track: STEM Instruction  Teacher’s and student’s experiences affect their interest in STEM which creates ones STEM Identity. Since most learning is done experientially (83%), come and learn how to combine STEM with experientially learning to enhance student’s interest and identity in STEM. This can lead to increase STEM engagement. Outcomes 1) Learn specific education skills […]

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Conference Session: “Creating 360-degree Tours for VR, Mobile, and Desktop”

Track: STEM Instruction  WebVR is an exciting new technology that allows developers to create VR experiences that anyone can use as long as they have a browser with internet access. During this workshop, we will show you how to use HTML code and a software framework called A-Frame to create 360-degree tours that work on […]

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Conference Session: “The DISCOVERoom and its Invention Bin”

Track: STEM Education  The DISCOVERoom is a science and engineering playroom started by parents in 2 schools in the Kyrene School district. It’s aim is give kids more opportunities for self-directed science and engineering inquiry (i.e. scienc and engineering ‘play’). It also seeks to be the hub of a STEM echo-system with the student and […]

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