2 Code.Org Workshops: CS Discoveries (6th-10th) and CS Principles (9th-12th)
As an established K-12 Code.Org computer science hub for Louisiana, Capital Area STEM will be offering professional learning opportunities for teachers and others this summer (CS Discoveries for grades 6th-10th and CS Principles for grades 9th-12th) in July 11-15 at the EBRPSS Professional Development Center. Hands-on experiences and curriculum!
Library Career Talks: Marine and Offshore Industry
Teens can learn about offshore and marine careers at the Main Library at Goodwood. Registration is required. See link below.
Alzheimer’s Teacher Workshop (LSU Engineering)
What are the causes of Alzheimer’s disease? How do scientists and engineers work together to develop better treatments and prevention strategies?
In this two-day workshop, participants will learn how engineers are helping to combat this disease through improved imaging and diagnostic techniques. Learn about the research being conducted in this field by Dr. Manas Gartia, associate professor of mechanical engineering at LSU.
• tour cutting-edge laboratories
• receive a 3D-printed model of the human brain
• develop a lesson plan or activity to use in your classroom
• earn a $500 stipend for participation