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micro:bit Club

What it is The BBC micro:bit is a micro-computer that uses drag and drop programming to help students create innovative projects. The micro:bit club at Dixie State University meets for three five-week sessions each year at the Atwood Innovation Plaza Makerspace. What We Do Micro:bit Club gives students an introduction to physical computing. Students experiment […]

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Biology Speaker giving demostration to students with a skeleton

SUU PREP

What we do SUU PREP is a FREE academic summer program that provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, challenging classwork assignments, and daily career awareness for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who have an interest and aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics fields. SUU PREP strives to provide opportunities […]

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INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMMING CLUB

What is it Python 4-H Club, Part 1 (10 week course for 8-10th graders) Classes are held at the Smith Computer Center at Dixie State University, by DSU faculty. What We Do This club will provide an in-depth look at the details of Python layers and concepts. We will explore data types and variables, take a look […]

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DIXIE PREP

What We Do Dixie PREP Dixie PREP provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, challenging homework assignments, and daily career awareness for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who have an interest and aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics fields. Dixie PREP strives to provide opportunities for underrepresented and first generation […]

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SOUTHERN UTAH CODE CAMP

What We Do Code Camp is a programming, design and entrepreneurship contest all rolled up into a ridiculously compressed 24-hour event each November. It’s crazy fun! Teams ranging in size from one to four participants compete against other teams to build the best web or mobile app. Website: southernutahcodecamp.com/

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FIRST® Programs

What We Do The mission of FIRST® is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. FIRST participation is […]

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ESMART

What it is eSMART (exploring Science, Math and Related Technologies) is a summer camp for girls entering the 8th grade. It was started by the St. George, Utah chapter of the American Association of University Women to encourage our girls to reach high and love to learn so they can be anything they want to […]

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Students Participating in CODECHANGERS

CODECHANGERS

What we do CODECHANGERS offers a unique technology education experience with an online, self-paced program, after-school classes, and camps that is easy to use and carefully mixed with hands-on activities designed to help inspire creativity and connection to real-world projects. Learn to create your world with technology! Ages 8-18. Summer 2019 Schedule Dixie State University […]

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Students participating in Girls Go Digital

GIRLS GO DIGITAL

What it is GIRLS GO DIGITAL is a computer science and technology camp that began in 2013 at Dixie State University for girls ages 8-18. In 2013, six girls attended the inaugural camp. Since that time Girls Go Digital has presented in Utah, Arizona, Vermont, Rhode Island, Vermont, Japan and Costa Rica. What we do […]

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