Category Archives: Outreach

Volunteer and outreach opportunities

Maker Space – Salt Lake Center for Science Education

The Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) is creating a girls maker space run by women volunteers from the school and community.  Girls maker space will be on Friday’s from 1:30 to 3:30 starting the beginning of November. They … Continue reading

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SWE Girls Engineering Night at the Leonardo Event-May 2

Below are the pictures from our first annual Girls Engineering Night at the Leonardo Museum.  I think we all agree it was a great success!  SWE Volunteers had loads of fun teaching 30 girls 5th-7th grade about assembly line pizzas (they could eat, of course), building … Continue reading

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EYH Expanding Your Horizons Salt Lake March 7, 2015

On Saturday, March 7, we joined the IEEE workshop to help make brush-bots with middle school girls.  Willow Toso (center) led the workshop and gave the girls a short primer on electricity.  There were 3 hour long workshops, breakfast and lunch … Continue reading

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FTC at WSU-Feb 21-Pictures and write up

It was a fantastic event at Weber State University! Held Saturday Feb 21, it was the day long FTC Championship Robotics Competition. SWE was there. FTC stands for First Tech Challenge.  This is for the medium size robots with more … Continue reading

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ZANIAC-SWE table for Hands On STEM Feb. 12, 2015

          GSL SWE teamed up with Northrup Grumman to host a fun STEM night at Zaniac in Sugar House. Activities included learning about circuits and taking apart an electronic toy keyboard to see what’s inside, interacting … Continue reading

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FLL First Lego League, More News and Pictures

Thank You FLL World Class Volunteer! Your hard work and dedication make FIRST® LEGO® league possible. Thank you for choosing to make a difference by volunteering your time and expertise to influence the next generation of inventors, scientists and business … Continue reading

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FLL-First Lego League Competition 2014

You can count on SWE’s presence for this fantastic program of robot challenge for design, project and core values. Each team is judged on their robust robot designed to complete tabletop ‘ missions’ to by autonomous programming, strategy and innovation.  … Continue reading

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