The mission of maker education is to create more opportunities for all young people to develop confidence, creativity, and interest in science, technology,
engineering, math, art, and learning as a whole through making. This TechShop will give an opportunity for girls to have hands-on activities that reflect the
1:00 -- Meet in Founders 141 and get brief overview of activities
1:30 -- Break-out Session 1
2:30 -- Return to Founders 141 for refreshments
2:45 -- Break-out Session 2
3:45 -- Return to Founders 141 to fill out survey forms
Break-out Sessions 1 and 2 will provide small group activites on a number of topics including Alice Programming, Unplugged Activities, ROBOT Turtles, Finch robots, 3D Printers, and LittleBits. The number of topics will depend on the number of adult volunteers that participate.
For this school year 2014-2015 you must sign and send back to us a TechGirlz Permission Slip before you attend the Workshop. (attachment below)
Due to our space limitations, we ask that you only register your child if you are positive they can attend. We understand illness or emergencies occur, so we ask you to be kind to those on the Wait list and let us know if you need to cancel as soon as possible. Cancellation of three events will result in automatically being placed on the Wait list for future events. Thank you.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
We are tailoring the materials to middle school girls, typically 11 - 14 years of age.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is a parking lot behind Founders Hall. Since the sessions are on Saturday, parking in the employees lot should not be a problem.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
We need to have name, email and permission slip for each participant. If you contact Arta Szathmary and explain the situation she will be able to help
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, If you are trying to register multiple people and cannot enter all of the names, please contact Arta Szathmary.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, the host will have a check in sheet of all registered participants
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Only if you have contacted Arta Szathmary to get approval.