"Women have...contributed significantly to the world of science, but despite the strong presence of women in science-related fields, history has not given them the credit that they deserve. For that reason, it is crucial that people learn who these women of science were so that future generations are taught and inspired by their accomplishments." A great source to learn about 20 important Women in Science
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CodeWizardsHQ delivers the most fun and effective live, online coding classes for kids and teens ages 8-18. Our coding classes are designed to give kids the programming knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive in a digital world.
Our computer classes for kids are designed with hands-on learning projects that they truly enjoy! As kids master each programming skill, they advance to the next level. Every coding class builds on the one before it, meaning that students graduate with a vast mastery of coding skills and a portfolio full of cool, working web pages and apps.
Classes available: Grades 3-5 - 2 Levels - Minecraft & Game Development Grades 6-8 - 3 Levels - Virtual Reality Game, Online Multiplayer Gaming, & Launch an App in App Store Grades 9-12th - 3 Levels - APIs & Databases, VR Multiplayer Game, & Launch an SaaS Platform
Course Duration & Time Commitment - All classes are 12 weeks long. Each Wizard will receive a certification for their achievement at the end of the class. - Expect a weekly time commitment of 2-3 hours. 1 hour of class time, plus 1-2 hours of practice time, with teacher support throughout, including weekends.
Pricing = 3 payments of $149 (as of 2/10/21)
"We’ve offered live, online coding classes for the last five years, so we have experienced teachers on a reliable platform that parents love. Plus it’s a ton of fun for the kids, with lots of projects and games!" -- E. Smith CodeWizardsHQ
"DiscoverE works to ensure people everywhere understand how engineers, technicians, and technologists make the world a better place. 30 years ago we were the first to call on the engineering community to volunteer in their local schools and help young students discover engineering. Now we lead a growing volunteer and educator movement recognized worldwide. "
Wonderful site with information on Engineering: Programs, Training, Activities (including at home), & Downloads
"Tinkering is a hands-on form of open-ended exploration to learn about how things work, how to improve them, and how to build new things. Having an area of the home devoted to tinkering can make it more likely that family will spend time exploring and creating." A fun website with ways to "tinker" with simple electronics, machines, engineering, & coding tasks.
Watch sparks fly and participate in this amazingly fun battle robot competition.
The next Giant Nut could be yours! Competing on BattleBots is an amazing experience. That thrill of designing, building and competing with your very own fighting robot is unlike anything else. But to participate takes mettle. This journey will not be easy. You will need to be resourceful and tenacious, an ingenious problem solve, part engineer and part artist. But you can do it.
Age requirements: A "Supervising Adult" is a Team member 21 years or older who is responsible for no more than 2 Minors on the Team. Thus, if there are more than two Minors on the Team, there will need to be more than one Supervising Adult.
Minors less than 8 years old are not allowed in the Pit Area, or any other area where Robots are being repaired, transported or operated.
Minors 8 years old or more are allowed to work on the preparation and repair of their Team’s Robot, under the direct watch of the Supervising Adult. Such repair and preparation can only involve the use of basic hand tools.
Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on different themes each year. 2021 is what inner strength means to you
How to enter: We're excited to see some strong doodles this year! Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg.
Entry Date: Usually late February 2021 - The contest is open for entries until February 26, 2021 11:59pm Pacific Time (PHYSICAL THERAPY).
Prizes: Win a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 tech package for your school/non-profit organization, and your artwork displayed for a day on Google.com!