Discover Your Inner Engineer for Teachers Grades 3-5 – Summer STEM InstituteHigh School Biology – Summer STEM InstituteMission Possible: Introduction to EV3 RoboticsEngineer a Better World Grades 6-8 – Summer STEM InstituteJunior STEM CampLEAP 2025 Science Assessment for Grades 3-8 – Summer STEM InstituteElementary STEM Exploration – Summer STEM InstituteOut of the World ASTRO CampLIGO Workshop for 5-8 Grade Science Educators

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June 2019

LIGO Workshop for 5-8 Grade Science Educators

June 27 - June 28
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Join the LIGO Science Education Center for a workshop focused on inquiry, interactives and the physical sciences.  On day two of the workshop, teachers attend a special guided field trip to the LIGO Science Education Center in Livingston, LA!

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July 2019

Out of the World ASTRO Camp

July 8 - July 12
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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$175

Grades 5-8. Team up to learn the basics of engineering, rocketry, and more with NASA's ASTRO CAMP. Work in teams to complete missions. Learn about space explorations through hands-on activities and discover pathways to rewarding NASA STEM careers.  Register here.

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Elementary STEM Exploration – Summer STEM Institute

July 8 - July 9
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Discover ways to implement hands-on STEM activities into your elementary classroom curriculum. Learn strategies for incorporating basic robotics, engineering, coding and literacy, too!

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LEAP 2025 Science Assessment for Grades 3-8 – Summer STEM Institute

July 11 - July 12
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Explore assessment strategies based on the LEAP 2025 Science Assessment for 3 - 8 grade teachers.

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Junior STEM Camp

July 15 - July 19
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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$350

For students in grades 3-5. Use popular programs to explore robotics, programming, electronics, and more.  Register here.

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Engineer a Better World Grades 6-8 – Summer STEM Institute

July 18 - July 19
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Explore LA's Student Standards for Science in grades 6-8. Phenomena-based instruction and ways to integrate to science and engineering practices using the Engineering is Elementary program.

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Mission Possible: Introduction to EV3 Robotics

July 22 - July 26
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Grades 4-8. Build and program autonomous robots using LEGO EV3 robots and MINDSTORMS education software. Work in teams to learn and share tips and new skills, and complete challenging tasks to enhance the team competition experience.  On the final day of camp, campers show off their new skills in a robotics competition. Register here.

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High School Biology – Summer STEM Institute

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Explore high school biology teaching strategies that align with the new LA Student Standards for Science. Delve into curricula and assessment techniques.

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Discover Your Inner Engineer for Teachers Grades 3-5 – Summer STEM Institute

July 24 - July 25
UNO TRAC Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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Explore LA's Student Standards for Science in grades 3-5. Phenomena-based instruction, and ways to integrate science and engineering practices using the Engineering is Elementary program. Educators who complete the workshop receive the Engineering is Elementary kit complete with strategies to implement phenomena-based science instruction in the classroom.

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October 2019

N.O. Pelicans & Saints STEM Fest presented by Chevron

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive
New Orleans, LA 70112 United States
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$15

Join Core Element and the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints for STEM Fest presented by Chevron — Saturday, October 19th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Smoothie King Center and on the floor of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome! Bring your family for a fun-filled day of hands-on STEM activities, interactive STEM demonstrations, performances, Pelicans and Saints activities and more! Advance tickets are $15 per person ($17 on event day), and includes a ticket to a 2019-2020 Pelicans Game! You…

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UNO TRAC Center, Suite 227
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New Orleans, LA 70148
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504-280-5715

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