STEM Programming

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    Science + Technology + Engineering + Math = STEM

    STEM programs are designed to foster passion and provide 4-H youth the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through fun, hands-on activities and projects.  4-H science programs are available through local clubs, camps, and schools.  Focus areas include:

       √   Robotics

       √   Rocketry

       √   Environmental Science

       √   Agricultural Science

       √   Biotechnology

       √   Veterinary Science

    Click the titles below for STEM info and events... 

    Time:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day
    Ages:  9 - 14
    Location:  Entheos Academy - Kearns (4710 West 6200 South)
    Cost:  $15
    Register: beginningfllrobotics.eventbrite.com

    robot

    This beginner course will introduce participants to EV3 robotics, educate on basic principles of engineering and design, teach programming concepts, and explore how valuable robotics is to daily life.

    No previous experience with lego robotics required.   

    Snacks will be provided.
    Students need to bring their own lunch.

    Time:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day
    Ages:  9 - 14
    Location:  Entheos Academy - Kearns (4710 West 6200 South)
    Cost:  $15
    Register: advancedfllrobotics.eventbrite.com

    dragonrobot
    This advanced course in Lego EV3 robotics will dive into advanced programming, sensors, techniques for advanced builds, and developing strategies to accomplish tasks efficiently. Previous experience with Lego EV3 or NXT robots is required. 

    Snacks will be provided.  
    Students need to bring their own lunch.

    Time:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. each day
    Ages:  8 - 14
    Location:  USU Extension - Salt Lake County Govt. Center (2001 S. State Street Room S1-950)
    Cost:  $20
    Register: spacamp.eventbrite.com

    spacamp

    Get ready to pamper yourself! Participants will get to make a variety of "spa" products such as lotion, lip-balm, and candles as well as learn principles about healthy body image and self-care.

    Time:  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. each day
    Ages:  9 - 14
    Location:  Copperview Recreation Center (8446 S. Harrison Street, Midvale)
    Cost:  $20
    Register: electronics101.eventbrite.com

    circuitboard

    It's shocking how important electricity is in our lives!
    In this camp, participants will learn what electricity is, what the components on a circuit board do, how to solder a basic circuit, and learn to program a homemade project using code.

    Snacks will be provided.
    Students need to bring their own lunch. 

    Time:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. each day
    Ages:  8 - 14
    Location:  Entheos Academy - Magna (2606 S. 7200 W.)
    Cost:  $10
    Register: rocketcamp.eventbrite.com

    rocket
    Get ready to ignite your excitement about rocketry!
    In this 2-day camp, participants will learn the basics of rocket propulsion and design as they execute a simulated mission to Mars.

       Time:  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day
       Grades: 9 - 12
       Location:  Sandra N. Lloyd Community Center (12830 S. Redwood Road)
       Cost:  $15
       Register: 3dprintusu.eventbrite.com

        s101
    Wonder how a 3D Printer works?
    Want to create something fun and funky?
    Get ready to design and print rockets, cars, and more....
    This is a BASIC LEVEL, 3 session course and covers computer aided drafting, 3D printing model preparation, and mechanical design.

       Time:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. each day
       Ages:  8 - 14
       Location:  Northwest Community Center (1255 W. Clark Avenue (300 N.))
       Cost:  $10
       Register: science101.eventbrite.com   

        s101
    From chemistry to physics, from heating to lighting, this camp will cover the basics of all things scientific. Experiments will include creating chemical reactions, playing with solar power, making smoke rings using fog and cups, learning Newton's Laws of Motion, and exploring how to make sustainable energy.

     

    For more information about what's going on in your area and how you can become involved, contact:

    Mark Mathias
    USU Extension 4-H STEM Coordinator
    mark.mathias@usu.edu
    385-468-4817