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Programs & Workshops

Programs & Workshops

We plan to use an online system for registration. A complete listing and description of workshop offerings appears will be posted in mid-January 2015. At that time, please take the time to review and select the desired workshop(s) that you plan to attend. All workshops will run for up to 30-45 minutes, unless otherwise noted.

Workshop Schedule
Session One: 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Session Two: 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Session Three: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.

Some past workshop offerings have included: exploring the science behind music, creating plasma art, designing key chains, building a wind turbine, learning about electric vehicles, uncovering the mysteries of laser technology, designing bridges using gumdrops, getting an insider’s view of the video game industry, investigating different types of engineering, programming LEGO® Mindstorm robotics, experiencing the excitement of a trading floor through a simulated exercise, exploring nanotechnology, learning about safe social networking, making models of nanoscale structures with African Hexastrip weaving, and applying the laws of physics to the game of pocket billiards, and much more!

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