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June 24 - 28, 2024

(Cancelled) All-Girls STEAM - Game Changers (9:00-3:00) 6-9

The Hockaday School • 11600 Welch Rd DallasTX  75229 Organized by Auxiliary Programs at The Hockaday School
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With exciting and unique daily topics, gain exposure to a wide variety of important STEAM disciplines, ALL of which have been pioneered and influenced by amazing women! Is that clean? Learn about famous scientist Ellen Swallow Richards, who pioneered the field of sanitation science at IT, and helped bring about cleaner water and air for everyone. Learn how to test indoor water and air quality based on her standards! Then, imagine a trip to Antarctica with Dr. Aditi Pant. Would you be able to do science experiments under these conditions? GUI? WIMP? Find out how Adele Goldberg made it possible for us to interact seamlessly with phones, tablets, and computers. Use your new knowledge to design an app using a unique drag-and-drop interface. No coding skills are required! Does AI pique your interest? Learn about Fei-Fei Li, who started AI4ALL, which advocates for human-centered AI principles and increasing diversity. Renewable energy is a growing field, by hydroelectric power has existed for many years. Larn about engineer Edith Clarke, who helped design the Hoover Dam. Participate in a series of dam building challenges, including a constraints challenge to understand the difficulties of the Hoover Dam project. The conversation from written and printed typography to fonts was challenging! Learn about Zuzanna Licko, a graphic designer who created many onts used today. Next, use a digital program to create your own font typeface! Learn about the impressive women of Arlington Hall Station whose math skills were at the heart of Code Purple, the effort to break Japanese code during World War II. Beginning with Genevieve Feinstein, who used coded Shakespeare as her inspiration to break mob code, to Ann Caracristi, who became the first woman to serve as an NSA Deputy Director. Learn about their code-breaking skills, solve math codes, and find the prize! All Girls STEAM is offered in partnership with Lavner Education. To learn more, visit https://www.lavnercampsandprograms.com

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June 24 - 28, 2024

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Females Only

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The Hockaday School

11600 Welch Rd DallasTX  75229

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