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All workshop times are listed in the central time zone (CST) unless otherwise noted.

In the event of inclement weather, PACER Center may cancel workshops. If you are registered for a workshop, we will contact you about cancellations. Also, please check this site the day of the workshop for a possible cancellation due to weather problems.

Select workshops may include:

Live:Web Streaming available

Workshops with this notice means that this workshop offers an off-site attendance option: a video-streaming service will broadcast the workshop live over the Internet so people who can’t attend the workshop in person can view the presentation live on their computer or tablet. The link to the Livestream channel is in the workshop confirmation you receive after you register. All events are free. You do not need a Livestream account to view our live and recorded events. You can sign up for a free account if you would like to receive notifications when we go live or when we post new events.

Links to the handouts will be posted on the event page. Certificates of attendance are available for attending the live event stream and can be accessed by completing a workshop evaluation after the event.

Technology for Girls Workshop Series

An EX.I.T.E. project - EXploring Interests in Technology and Engineering

Calling all girls! The Tech for Girls Club invites girls with disabilities, ages 11-18, to roll up their sleeves and get messy while having fun with science, technology, engineering, and math. Girls will explore the wonderful world of science in a fun environment; all skill levels are welcome.

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  • Tech for Girls Club : Mini Golf with Robots

    Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 — 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Mini golf and robots collide in this fun, hands-on workshop! Girls with disabilities will create their own mini golf course and learn how to code a Sphero robot to drive through the course. Obstacles can be added to make it more challenging. This workshop will use the CoderDojo curriculum.
  • Tech for Girls Club : Chariot Racing with Robots

    Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 — 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Girls with disabilities will build and decorate their own chariot out of a variety of craft materials. Once their chariot is built, they will attach it to a Sphero robot and will code the robot to drive, race, and battle other chariots. This workshop will use the CoderDojo curriculum.

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