Ignite: Bringing Surgical Robots to Life (Boys and Girls, grades 5-12)

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration

This program is Wed., December 2nd, 4:30-5:00 PM for Boys and Girls in Grades 5-12.
(If you’re a girl in Grades 7-12, click here to sign up)

This month’s activity:

Surgical robots give doctors precision, flexibility, and control…but how long does it take to design and test (and retest) a robot before it cuts someone open for surgery?

Meet Terence Carmichael Jr., a design verification engineer to find out!

Learn more about bringing surgical robots to life!

 

Ignite: Bringing Surgical Robots to Life (Girls only, Grades 7-12)

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration

This program is Wed., December 2nd, 4:00-5:00 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12.
(Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here for the second half by going here)

This month’s activity:

Surgical robots give doctors precision, flexibility, and control…but how long does it take to design and test (and retest) a robot before it cuts someone open for surgery?

Meet Terence Carmichael Jr., a design verification engineer to find out!

Learn more about bringing surgical robots to life!

IGNITE: Investigating Plane Mishaps (Girls only, Grades 7-12)

IGNITE = Inspiring Girls IN Technology Exploration

This program is Wed., November 4th, 4:00-5:00 PM for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12.
(Boys and girls in Grades 5-12 can sign up here for the second half by going here)

This month’s activity:

Investigating aviation mishaps, understanding why parts fail… How would you do that?
Where would you even start?
Meet Hannah Piontek, an aviation materials engineer, to find out!

Learn more about investigating airplanes:

Want to know more? Sign up for this program to get the Zoom link!

 

What is the IGNITE program?

  • Session for Girls Only, in Grades 7-12: This month from 4:00-5:00 PM. A technology-focused program to empower teens who identify as girls. We interview a real-life expert on a different topic each month. Be curious and bring your questions, because YOU get to be the interviewer!
  • Session for Boys & Girls, grades 5-12: This month from 4:30-5:00 PM. A technology-focused interview where you can learn about a different topic each month from a real-life expert!