List of Workshops

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WORKSHOPACTIVITYSUBJECTS INCLUDED
Float Your Boat!Build a ship and see how much weight it can carry.Engineering, Physics
Plan-In-Hand Design StudioBe a designer for a day and draft your own plans!Architecture
Cookie-Anna Jones & Raiders of the Last ChipUse cookies to simulate the process of archaeological excavation. This workshop includes food.Archaeology
Hands-On AnatomySee, touch, and learn about normal and abnormal human anatomy. This workshop includes actual anatomic specimens.Biology, Medicine
Strike it Rich! Can You Win in the World of Energy?Use real-time trading scenarios to see how economics, science, and geo-political factors impact global energy.Economics, Political Science, Environmental Science
Smart Weather StationProgram and design a weather station that can collect real-time data.Intelligent Computing Systems
Candy CatapultBuild a unique catapult out of candies and see which one launches candy the farthest. This workshop includes food.Engineering, Physics
Skeleton StoriesExamine and identify human bones like a forensic anthropologist, then use the evidence to solve a crime!Anthropology, Forensics
Let’s Get SPORT Psyched Up!Learn how physical activities enhance mental skills: team building, concentration, self-talk, confidence, and communication.Physiology
Playful Polymers & Happy HandsExplore chemistry with BASF by creating slime and hand lotion.Chemistry
Dam it Up!Learn about hydrology with the Corps of Engineers, then construct and test your own dam.Earth Science, Hydrology, Engineering
Building Beaches by Breaking Waves!Design and build structures to protect a beach in a wave basin. Be prepared to get wet!Earth Science, Engineering
Wizard Wands & PotionsAssemble light-up wands and concoct color-changing potions.Engineering, Technology, Chemistry
In the Eye of the HurricaneExamine the weather patterns that influence a hurricane’s track; then make a TV weather forecast.Earth Science, Meteorology
The Joy of ChemistryExplore chemistry with a variety of activities including demonstrations of how fireworks, floam, and ice cream are made. This workshop includes food.Chemistry
Swing Dance Fun!Learn the science of dance movements, techniques, and choreography.Physiology, Science of Dance
There’s an App for That!Learn computer programming and app development.Computer Programming
Liar Liar! Is Your Friend Telling the Truth?Use a polygraph machine to collect physical data and determine if your friend is lying.Physiology, Psychology
The Dirty Truth About Sediment Pollution!Use turbidity meters to determine how much pollution is in your water.Earth Science, Environment
DNA: It’s a JewelIsolate DNA for safe-keeping in a necklace.Biology
Operation Cyber BreakoutUse your cyber-sleuthing skills to solve a series of puzzles and cyber challenges before time is up.Computers, Technology
Programming with Raspberry PiAssemble LED lights and resistors on a breadboard and use the Raspberry Pi and Python to control the LEDs.Programming, Technology