On-Campus Event Highlights
2012-2013 STEM Speaker Series
Rescheduled to May 4, 2013 from 9am to 3pm in Room 1550 Des Plaines and May 11 from 9am to 3pm in Room 1560
Intro to LEGO Robotics and Waterbotics
Andrea Blaylock, Instructor of Engineering Technology, Triton College
Apply your math, science and technology skills in this two-day workshop, while you design and build aquatic LEGO robots and solve design challenges. Sensors, motors, drive configurations, and programming in LEGO Mindstorm is covered. Appropriate for students 8 years and older.
This curriculum is part of a National Science Foundation project (Award #0929674) by Dr. Yi Guo at the Stevens Institute of Technology to use autonomous robots to monitor oil spills in the ocean. Triton College serves as a Chicago area site to provide Waterbotics faculty curriculum training and summer camp.
Workshop Fee: $25 before 4/15 or $30 at the door if spaces are available. Free for current Oakton students and employees. This session is FULL.
Sponsored by the Center for Promoting STEM and Student Government Association.
STEM200 Students Symposium
Wed., July 24 from 3:00p to 5:00p in Room TBA Des Plaines
Hear students speak about their findings in STEM200 projects. To help us order enough refreshments, Register here.
7th Annual Conference for Promoting STEM
New Date: Nov. 8, 2013 at 8:30am to 3:00pm in Room 1610 Des Plaines
Other STEM-related activities may be found online.
Many Thanks to:
Oakton's Student Government Association who voted to support the 2012-2013 STEM Lecture Series. This will allow CP-STEM to bring STEM speakers to campus and offer hands-on workshops.
Oakton's Educational Foundation who awarded the Center for Promoting STEM a grant to provide an internship stipend to students who successfully complete STEM200 course, present their findings, and spend a minimum number of hours on the project.
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