Center for Educational Outreach STEM Newsletter
Issue: # 23April 2016

Spring is here! As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, come out to these awesome STEM events. 

The Center for Educational Outreach


Upcoming Events
Registration Deadline: April 13, 2016
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location:  Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus

The Ready Set Design! program provides introductory engineering experiences for middle and elementary school girls in the Baltimore area, through half-day weekend programs at the Johns Hopkins University campus.In each session the girls will first learn about the engineering design process and about the theme of that session's activities. Then, the students will split into groups to work on the group design projects.
Girls will also have the opportunity to interact with Johns Hopkins engineering students, as well as to meet local women who have found success and fulfillment in exciting engineering careers.

Register online here.
13th Annual Physics Fair
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location: Johns Hopkins University
Join the JHU Physics department for their annual physics fair! Events include: Physics Challenge and Science Challenge, a Scavenger Hunt, Observations Through the Morris W. Offit Telescope, and MORE!

For details, visit the Physics Fair website.
USA Science and Engineering Festival
Dates & Times: Saturday, April 16, 2016 10AM-6PM; Sunday, April 17, 2016 10AM-4PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.  Our exhibitors, performers, speakers, partners, sponsors and advisors are a who-is-who of science and engineering in the United States: from major academic centers and leading research institutes and government agencies to cutting-edge high tech companies, museums and community organizations.
Over 1,000 leading STEM organizations will present hands-on science and engineering activities for people of all ages. The event is free of charge. Sneak Peek Friday will take place on April 15, 2016 - registration info for schools will be provided soon.

For more information, visit the USA Science and Engineering Festival Website

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 5:30PM- 7:30PM
Location: Coppin State University, Physical Education Complex
2523 Gwynn Falls Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21216
RSVP Deadline: Friday, April 8th 2016

The SABES STEM Showcase is a chance to see what the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade scholars at SABES partners schools have been learning and exploring through the program.
SABES is a five-year project focused on nine Baltimore City Public Schools elementary and elementary/middle schools to improve STEM curriculum and delivery in grades 3 through 5.  Additionally, the project offers STEM-focused afterschool programming where students work on hands-on, inquiry-based projects and create student-driven projects relevant to their communities.   
Summer Camps and Programs
Engineering Innovation Still Accepting Applications
Engineering Innovation is still accepting applications for Summer 2016! For details concerning the program and a full list of open sites, please visit the Engineering Innovation website.
Phone & Games!
Date: July 25th - July 29th 
Time: 9AM - 3PM
Location:  Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Gilchrist Hall Rockville, MD 20850
Cost: $500 for the week. 

Middle school students are invited to apply for a one week computer science camp at the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus. 
In small teams, they will create and present a mobile game app using App Inventor and will learn programming concepts, apply math concepts and practice the design process. 

For more information, please contact Barbara Crews, 301-294-7004 or 
Camp Invention 2016
Camp Invention is a national summer camp program focused on teaching children critical thinking skills using STEM concepts and hands-on activities. 

Camp Invention is available at the following sites in the Baltimore Area: 
The New Century School, Rodgers Forge Elementary School, Cromwell Valley Elementary, and 
Summit Park Elementary.

Dates and Prices vary by location. For more information, visit the Camp Invention Website
Maker Camp
Digital Harbor Foundation is proud to present the 2016 Maker Camp! This summer we will be offering camp experiences for youth in grades 1-10 focused on 3D Printing, Circuits & Electronics, and moreAll camps are Pay What You Can and take place at the DHF Tech Center
Dates vary based on program. For more details, visit the Maker Camp page on the Digital Harbor Foundation website

Camp MSC 
Maryland Science Center offers summer camp programming during the month of July for children ages 4-13. Choose from week-long full day and half day programs. Extended care options available with early drop-off and late pick-up. This summer, get science!
Advance registration is required. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 
For more details about the specific programs and to register, visit the
Camp MSC website.

There are lots of amazing STEM opportunities this spring and summer. We hope you all take advantage of them! 



Margaret Hart
Center for Educational Outreach
Who We Are
The Center for Educational Outreach is part of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Our mission is to inspire and prepare youth, particularly those underrepresented in STEM, to pursue STEM education and careers.
In This Issue
Ready, Set, Design!
JHU Physics Fair
USA Science & Engineering Festival
Engineering Innovation
Phone & Games!
Camp Invention
Maker Camp
Camp MSC
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