STEM News

Learn about the monthly STEM Outdoor Patch!

Girl Scout Robotics Teams Compete at FLL State Championship

FIRST LEGO League State Championships

Read more here: http://girlscoutsalaska.org/stem/girl-scout-robotics-teams-compete-at-fll-state-championship/

2017 ProjectCSGIRLS Competition

Calling all middle school girls! Are you interested in building an awesome tech project with social impact and having the chance to win a trip to our national gala in DC? 

If so, then register to participate in the 2017 ProjectCSGIRLS Competition for Middle School Girls! We’re looking for powerful, innovative, and disruptive thinkers for the nation’s largest computer science competition for middle school girls. The deadline to register is February 15th, 2017. The deadline to submit projects is April 15th, 2017 so register early! Need a mentor? ProjectCSGIRLS will match you up with one after you register and mentors will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis so make sure to register early!

Register at: www.projectcsgirls.com/register; More details at www.projectcsgirls.com!

View Flyer Here!

Computer Science Education Week, December 5-11, 2016

December 5-11 is Computer Science Education Week. During the month of December, girls will have the opportunity to earn a coding patch. View flyer here!

Complete at least 3 of the 4 activities to earn your Hour of Code Patch.

1. Find out about the types of careers that need computer science or coding skills. Discover how these careers make a difference in our world.
2. Complete 1 “Unplugged” Activity found here: https://code.org/curriculum/unplugged. Daisy/Brownie girls try Move It, Move It. Junior and up girls try Graph Paper Programming, Tangrams, or Binary Bracelets
3. Try out an online coding program at https://code.org/learn. Programs for all ages include Coding with Anna and Elsa, Make a Flappy Game, Vidcode: Bestie Greeting Card and more!
4. Learn about Morse Code. Then use your creativity to make up your own secret code and try communicating with a friend.

How to Participate

1. Computer Science Education Week is Dec 5-11. Complete the activities anytime in December
2. Take pictures to document your Hour of Code if possible
3. Print off certificates for your girls at https://code.org/certificates.
4. Fill out your patch order form and send it to Kelly FitzGerald.
5. Questions? Contact Kelly at 907-273-0308 or Kfitzgerald@girlscoutsalaska.org