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College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

2014 Explorations

 

Computer Science Exploration - ACT: Adventures in Computing for Teens; ACT II: More Adventures in Computing for Teens
Department of Computer Science
Dates: ACT I: July 8-11 Time: Tue-Thur 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM; Fri 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Dates: ACT II: July 14-18 Time: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration info at: Not available
8 - 12th grade students; Fee: $90

Participants will create 3D movies and video games using Alice software. They will see interactive illustrations of computing principles, learn object-oriented programming, and discover computing careers. ACT II is open to previous participants and focuses on design and construction of a sophisticated animation or video game using advanced features of Alice. Participants in both sessions will showcase their animations to family and friends at the conclusion of their Exploration. For questions call 260-481-6905.

Leadership Exploration - GLO: Girls Leading Others
Division of Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS)
Dates: June 23-27 Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00PM
Registration info at: Canceled for 2014
7TH grade - 12TH grade girls; Fee: $90

GLO: Girls Leading Others is designed by and for girls to help them discover their real leadership and team development potential. During the week, girls will immediately utilize new leadership, computer and team building skills to accomplish fun goals, and take home a personal leadership action plan that they can apply to everyday relationships, school work, and community service. Contact the OLS Division with questions at: 260-481-6420

Math and Science Exploration - IPFW Math and Science Camp
Department of Physics
Dates: July 14 - 18 Time: 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Camp and Registration info at: http://new.ipfw.edu/departments/coas/depts/physics/outreach/
11-13 year old students; Fee: $150

Participants engage in hands-on science and minds-on problem solving with a variety of activities. Past examples have been hot air balloons, buoyancy investigations, robots, column strength, chemistry and optics. They will solve logic puzzles, create mathematical games, and investigate the stock market all while having fun! Camp sessions are led by university professors, high school and middle school teachers. Maximum enrollment is 27 students. For questions contact Barbara Biedermann 260-481-6306.

Physics Exploration
Department of Physics
Dates: June 16 - 17 Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Camp and Registration information: http://new.ipfw.edu/departments/coas/depts/physics/outreach/
14-16 year old students; Fee: $75

Participants will explore the world of physics and apply their skills to activities and challenges that will engage their mind while also being fun. They will work with participants from a variety of schools and will be instructed by those experienced in Physics. For further questions contact Barbara Biedermann 260-481-6306