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"Our mission is to inspire and support students to connect to technology education and career opportunities through corporate, community and academic partnerships."

15 Sites for Learning to Program

Looking to practice your coding skills? Want to learn something new? Check out this great list of 15 sites that lets students learn programming and game creation skills.

Build your own Space Ship!

Can you build a spaceship that will keep the ‘astronauts’ safe on landing?  Try it with Design Squad’s ‘Touchdown’ project.

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)

Founded in 1989, this organization designs programs to motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math while building self-confidence, knowledge and life skills.  FIRST hosts games, challenges and competitions for children from ages 9 - 18.

 

Fun, Interactive Websites

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Check out the list of interactive websites that Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Science Learning Center has compiled which include 3-D fun, Mars, Magnets and Static to name a few!  Learn about the different topics, see videos and try for yourself!

 

Women's Technology Program from MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a Women's Technology Program (WTP) which is a rigorous four-week summer academic and residential experience where female high school students explore engineering through hands-on classes, labs, and team-based projects in the summer after 11th grade.

Students can choose from Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  (EECS) or Mechanical Engineering (ME).

For more details and application information check out MIT's WTP site.

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