Robofest® is Lawrence Technological University’s international autonomous robotics program for students in 4th grade – 12th grade and college. Student teams design, construct and program their robots to act independently and compete for trophies in a variety of competitions. Robofest’s mission is to generate excitement among young people for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and Computer Science, develop creativity and problem-solving skills and prepare them to excel in higher education and technological careers.
EXPLORE THE STARS AT SPC'S PLANETARIUM AND OBSERVATORY The St. Petersburg College Planetarium and Observatory are great places for all ages to explore the universe. The planetarium is a "star theater" with a 24-foot domed ceiling that can accurately simulate the night sky at any time or location on Earth.
Junior Achievement Career Institute: Explore STEM careers & job skills (Stipend Paid) Junior Achievement and CareerSource Pinellas (formerly WorkNet Pinellas) provides a four-week summer program on five St. Petersburg College campuses for students ages 14-17. The program provides hands-on activities in various career industries, workplace readiness training, team-building, goal setting, personal motivation and job shadowing site visit experiences in fields related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Students must meet low-income and GPA requirements. Learn more. Contact Carol Williams at 813-200-4445 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply Contact SPC directly at 727.481.0373 Starts: 6/4 through 6/28 Camp will run 5 [...]
Saturday, Apr 27th, 2019 @ 9:00am USF St Petersburg 140 7th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 The sixth annual Pinellas County Schools STEM Expo will take place Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg in the University Student Center, Building 200, on 6th Avenue South. The event will showcase engineering design projects by more than 4,600 students from 98 schools. The keynote speaker will be Chris Fischer, founder and expedition leader of the shark research organization OCEARCH. See the STEM Expo flyer.
Celebrate Earth Day with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful! Join your neighbors and friends Saturday, April 27th to celebrate Earth Day by keeping our paradise litter free. Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful recruits volunteers to foster unity and strengthen community bonds through beautification and improvement efforts across Hillsborough County. Any individual, family, school, group, place of worship, business or government entity can coordinate or participate. For more than twenty years, this locally activated community improvement program brings the power of volunteers and sponsors together to inspire change and build sustainable, vibrant communities. Saturday, April 27th Registration: 8:00 am Cleanup Start Time: 9:00 a.m. What To [...]
Robofest is a festival of competitions and events with autonomous robots that encourages students to have fun while learning principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Computer Science. Students design, construct, and program the robots. Any robotics kits are allowed in the construction of robots. Robots can be programmed with any programming language. Robofest programs support Computer Science for All. This year's RoboFest and Parade are being hosted by Nielsen in Oldsmar, FL on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00a - 1:00p. Emma Alaba, Director and Host Organizers for Robofest is seeking volunteers to help with this spectacular event. [...]
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art (LRMA) at St. Petersburg College will hold Science Night at the Museum on Friday, October 19, from 5-7:00 p.m. The all-ages event is free and open to the public. Activities include interactive science shows at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. led by Mike Davis, Chair of the Natural Science department at St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs. Davis’s shows will feature exploding powder, dry ice bubbles, rainbow and glow in the dark solutions, smoke rings and whoosh bottle. At 6 p.m. LRMA Curator Christine Renc-Carter will introduce visitors to the museum’s special exhibition Weird Science: Technology and Art, [...]