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Friday, October 31, 2014

Howard County Library to host Hi Tech Symposium

With the opening of the Hi Tech Center in the new Savage Library we have a resource for showing all the exciting opportunities in the STEM area.  On Monday the Library is presenting a symposium on activities that middle school and high school students can learn about.  Here is the info from the Library:
"Join us for a dynamic HiTech Symposium, featuring STEM industry thought leaders and hands-on classes. Panel discussions feature representatives from Mindgrub Technologies, Hopkins' Applied Physics Lab, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Howard County Public School System, and LifeJourney. Topics include:

STEM: Past, Present, and Future
Gamification
STEM Resume Building and LifeJourney

Learn how your middle and high school students can participate in this STEM education initiative that teaches cutting-edge science, technology, engineering, and math via project-based classes that include computer programming, 3D animation, nanotechnology, music/video production, e-books, game apps, cybersecurity, green energy, and robotics.

Date:
Monday, November 3
2 - 5 pm
Location:
HCLS Savage Branch & STEM Education Center

Details and Registration:
Visit hclibrary.org/hitech_events
Call 410.313.7750

Sponsors:
HiTech is funded in part through a federal grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and IMLS.
Sponsors include Friends of Howard County Library, Frank and Yolanda Bruno, and M&T Bank."


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