Python is used by Google, the New York Stock Exchange, Industrial Light and Magic, and more! It is one of the easiest languages to learn and use, while at the same time being very powerful. And the best part, Python is a free language! If you have your own computer, you can download it from the Internet. Write your own programs and take them with you!
Examine the ever-changing world of cyber security and discover how items like Wireshark, packet analyzers and keys are used to penetrate systems. Learn the ins-and-outs of hacking and what it means to be an ethical hacker.
Are flying cars possible in the next ten years? How will we power space vehicles? Join the Energy Engineers this summer and analyze the various alternatives for providing energy needs for the future. Construct a state-of-the-art model fuel cell car and investigate principles of hybrid vehicles. It's possible you will be a part of discovering the next new energy alternative.
Learn the basics of light energy and use lasers to study the wave and particle nature of light. Develop a fiber optic communication link and create reflection holograms. Take home your own hologram!
Learn what it's like to work and live in space. Discover what it takes to become an astronaut. Find ways to keep you and your crewmates safe in the hostile environment away from Earth. Learn to control remote vehicles so that you can explore far-off places. Develop your skills as a member of a team as you experience missions in the Challenger Center for Space Science Education. Your job is Out of This World!
Enter a world that seems to defy the laws of physics; a world where electrical forces rule and gravity takes a back seat. Enter a world where researchers and engineers achieve remarkable feats by manipulating matter and creating structures at the level of individual atoms. Explore the world of matter at the nano-scale and its potential for revolutionizing engineering, medicine, environmental, material science, and more.
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Experience STEM of the Survival Rules of 3 as we learn how to survive everything from being a lost hiker to helping rebuild civilization's infrastructure after the Zombie Apocalypse. Each day we will be outside in the field using multiple STEM-based approaches to build a survival skill set and tool box to deal with the priorities of air, shelter, water, and food for both short-term and long-term solutions.
Within a team, you will choose a product or service then create a business plan, marketing strategy, acquire financing, set up accounting and establish a competitive price. Convince as many investors as you can to see if you can "outwit, outplay and outlast" the competition.
Examine human body functions and explore ways to treat and cure disease through the development of advanced diagnostic tools and new treatment strategies. Use advanced lab technology, innovative imaging equipment, computers and more to understand medicines big breakthroughs