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July 2018

Arduino Microcomputer Programming (Grades 6-11)

July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Core Element’s Hands-On STEM Arduino Camp will take a in-depth look into electrical engineering and hardware code to pursue automation using the Arduino electrical engineering prototyping platform. Campers will use controllers to operate lights, motors and LEDs, and then test engineering skills in a series of competitive challenges to discover how engineering and programming work together to make new and exciting inventions a reality. Plus, campers will also learn to work with printed circuit board design and fabrication, surface mount…

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October 2018

Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model for Science Lesson Design: Grades 3-5 Physical Science

October 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model as a framework for lesson design, teachers will delve into the new Louisiana Student Standards for Science focusing on the practice of science, the 5E Instructional Model, and how to help students develop models to explain scientific phenomena.   

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STEM Fest

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive
New Orleans, LA 70112 United States
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$12.00

Students, families and teachers from throughout the region are invited to enjoy a STEM-focused day featuring live performances,  STEM exploration stations, hands-on activities and experiments, and Saints and Pelican's activities! The New Orleans Pelicans & Saints STEM Fest is presented by Chevron and benefits Core Element.

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November 2018

Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model for Science Lesson Design | Grades 6-8 Life Science

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model as a framework for lesson design, teachers will delve into the new Louisiana Student Standards for Science focusing on the practice of science, the 5E Instructional Model, and how to help students develop models to explain scientific phenomena.

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Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model | Life Science | Grades 3-5

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Free

Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model as a framework for lesson design, teachers will delve into the new Louisiana Student Standards for Science focusing on the practice of science, the 5E Instructional Model, and how to help students develop models to explain scientific phenomena.

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December 2018

Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model | Physical Science | Grades 6-8

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model as a framework for lesson design, teachers will delve into the new Louisiana Student Standards for Science focusing on the practice of science, the 5E Instructional Model, and how to help students develop models to explain scientific phenomena.

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Cyber Sleuth Science Lab: Solve a Digital Mystery

December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Free

Solve a Digital Mystery!  Cyber Sleuth Science Lab is December 1, 2018! Join us and get hands on experience being a Digital Forensic Investigator! Explore the field of Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, one of the fastest growing fields and best paid jobs in the country. Cyber Sleuth Science Lab For young women in grades 9-12 and interested teachers. Saturday, December 1; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. UNO TRAC Center Space is limited for this free workshop!  Register HERE. Contact Tracey…

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February 2019

Utilizing the 5E Model: Earth Science | Professional Development For Teachers – Grades 3-5

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Free

Utilizing the 5E Instructional Model as a framework for lesson design, teachers will delve into the new Louisiana Student Standards for Science focusing on the practice of science, the 5E Instructional Model, and how to help students develop models to explain scientific phenomena.

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UNO National Engineers Week Celebration

February 20
University of New Orleans University Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA United States
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Join UNO, Core Element, and dozens of community STEM partners and organizations as we celebrate National Engineers Week with a day of hands-on STEM exploration for area students.  Check back for additional details!

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May 2019

Hands-On STEM Day at the Ballpark with the N.O. Baby Cakes

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Shrine on Airline, 6000 Airline Highway
Metairie, LA 70003 United States
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$4.00

Join Core Element and the New Orleans Baby Cakes for a fun and educational outing featuring STEM exploration stations, activities, experiments and Cakes baseball when the Baby Cakes take San Antonio. Register by January 31 ant tickets are only $4 for students and chaperones ($5 beginning February 1)! Teachers and staff are admitted FREE. A portion of the proceeds benefit Core Element. Call 504-734-5155 to register by phone!

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UNO TRAC Center, Suite 227
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Tracey Zelden, M.S., Ed.S.
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504-280-5715

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