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STEMAZing Workshop - Code and Engineer on the Farm

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • CATALYST in the Tucson Mall - 4500 N Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85705
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The wild robot, Roz, continues her adventures in Peter Brown's book The Wild Robot Escapes, as she tries to return to her island. Take your Edison use to the next level as you engage in challenges inspired by Roz's daring story. Learn new ways to cultivate STEM minds using Edison's various levels of coding and engineering options. Bring a laptop and ONE Edison robot with you to learn more about EdBlocks and EdScratch coding apps. There will also be a chance to explore coding with Python for those that want to jump to the highest level of coding with Edison. Finally, you can engineer with Edison using the EdCreate kit which allows you to build EdTank, EdDigger, EdRoboClaw, EdCrane, and EdPrinter. (https://meetedison.com/edcreate/) The STEMAZing Kit (valued at about $80) for this workshop includes a SECOND Edison Robot and an EdCreate kit!

Audience: K-12th Grade Teachers with an Edison robot already

You are expected to bring a laptop computer and ONE Edison robot with you to the workshop. If you do not yet have an Edison robot but would like to attend, please reach out to DaNel Hogan discuss options.

STEMAZing Robot Generals: Michael Griffith from the UA College of Education and Sherrie Dennis from DeGrazia Middle School

Location: SAACA's CATALYST Collaborative Arts & Maker Space (inside the Tucson Mall)

4500 N Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85705

Parking: It's the Tucson Mall, parking is easy! CATALYST is located on the first floor between Dillard's and Sears.

Course Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Cost: $25 includes STEMAZing kit, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Time: Breakfast and check-in starts at 8:00 am. Workshop begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm.

This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Workshop Series. The STEMAZing Project’s philosophy on teacher professional development is simple: It must be hands-on and engaging – putting the educators in the seat of the students to experience STEM lessons firsthand. It must provide the educators with the equipment and supplies they need to implement the lessons and activities in their classrooms the next day if they choose. It must be facilitated by master educators who have themselves been in the classroom.

Media Policy:

The Pima County School Superintendent's Office and its partners often take photographs and videos during events and workshops as they occur. By registering for this event and/or workshop you are granting permission to use these images to promote our programs in print, on the web, and on social media.

Payment Policy
Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class.  Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund.  Cancellations can be emailed to: AR@schools.pima.gov.  No refunds will be given for “no shows.”  If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.

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