Register your K-12 students for WSU DAPCEP - Saturday STEM Program

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Date: September 28, 2021
Time: All Day
Multi-day event from September 15, 2021 to October 2, 2021
Location: Zoom
Category: K-12 Program

Wayne State University, College of Engineering in partnership with Detroit Area Pre College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) a non-profit organization to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue degrees leading to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related fields through K-12 supplemental educational programming.

WSU DAPCEP offers courses to elementary, middle, and high school students sessions on Saturdays. These courses will be held VIRTUALLY via Zoom. The courses are open to ALL K-12 students.

The upcoming courses that will be lead by the WSU College of Engineering staff including graduate, undergraduate, and faculty will be held Saturdays, October 9, 2021 to November 13, 2021 (6 -Saturdays) from 10 am - 12 pm.

The family cost for the program is $25.00 (fee may be waived if your child qualifies for Free or Reduced Lunch)

 

Courses Include:

 

Start Date End Date Demo Day Time Location Course Course description Capacity Grade Level
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Minecraft Adventures Intermediate Minecraft is one of the most popular video games. Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. MinecraftEDU allows students to not only play but build levels, design and use problem solving skills. Many schools are using MinecraftEDU for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) learning. Students will be taught building basics through gameplay, building adventure maps, and resource packs. 25 4th, 5th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Lego Movie Making Explore computer animation and movie making to create an original computer-generated stop motion movie. Learn how to use animation and 3-D virtual reality software program. Use Lego® Bricks and Lego® sets to create, design, and film. Imagine your own story add special effects and music to show off your skills. 25 4th, 5th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Minecraft Adventures Advanced Minecraft is one of the most popular video games. Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. MinecraftEDU allows students to not only play but build levels, design and use problem solving skills. Many schools are using MinecraftEDU for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) learning. Students will be taught building basics through gameplay, building adventure maps, and resource packs. 25 6th, 7th, 8th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Annimations & Movies Explore computer animation to create an original computer-generated movie. Learn how to use Blender, a 3D virtual reality software program. Learn about mechanical and software design. Project management and teamwork skills. 25 6th, 7th, 8th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Study Smarter not Harder This course will teach students how to become more proficient at studying. Students will build a strong foundation of learning skills which they can use to develop study skills, expand their knowledge base, build confidence in their learning ability and 25 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Cyber Security: Hacking Heros This course is jam-packed with content and will take a beginner in cybersecurity & ethical hacking from baseline to being able to hack wireless routers, crack passwords, and understand the reasoning behind those processes. Students will explore their interest in computer science and cybersecurity through topics in High Tech Crime, Cryptography & Steganography, Mobile Forensics, Catching Phish, and more. This camp even offers students the opportunity to gain experience in the field of Social Engineering, the behind-the-scenes superheroes of today’s hacking headlines. Can you crack the code? 25 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Aim High AI: Artificial Intelligence In this course, we’ll take a closer look at machine learning tools, and use them to do amazing things. Teach a computer to play your favorite game, create interactive simulations, or train it to find patterns a human could not see. Get ready to bring Artificial Intelligence to your projects using data, cutting-edge tools, services, and more! Students in this camp will undergo interactive training in Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s functional application platform, to prepare them for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals certification exam, which they will take at the conclusion of the camp. Once certified, students are recognized as Microsoft certified professionals, and are set up to move forward with their artificial intelligence endeavors in a competitive way! 25 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual eSports: Warrior Gamers ATTENTION ALL GAMERS: Do you like to play competitive video games against other talented players in a competition-driven, team environment? Do you like developing real-life professional skills like teamwork, technology utilization, and time management strategies? If you answered yes to any of the above questions… what are you waiting for? Sign up for this interactive video-game oriented experience now! 25 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
10/9/21 11/6/21 11/13/21 10am-12pm Virtual Program with Python Whether you're a newbie to programming or an experienced developer, it's easy to learn and use Python. Coding skills continue to be a highly sought after in today's job market and will continue to be in demand in the future. You will design and code. Build and test. Run and debug. At the completion of this camp, students will take the Amazon Python Exam for Certification, a certificate which showcases student skills and learning in Python and serves as a marker of a competitive future programmer! 25 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th



 

 

For more information about the WSU College of Engineering K-12 programs please contact Jasmine Roberson at 313-577-8896, precollegeengineering@wayne.edu , or visit https://engineering.wayne.edu/academics/community/outreach

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