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February 2020

Codinu: Daddy/Daughter Code-a-Thon

February 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
95th Street Center (Naperville), 2244 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564 United States
$78 – $108

Naperville Park District, in partnership with Codinu, presents the second Daddy/Daughter Codeathon. This evening is an opportunity for young girls and their fathers or father-figures to connect over a computer coding and robotics session. Enjoy food, music and fun-filled tech-centric activities. (jam)

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Family STEM Night: Recycled Science

February 21, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wheaton Girl Scout Cabin, 1417 N. West St
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
$10 – $13

Discover how to take everyday objects and transform them into tools for scientific discovery. Children must be accompanied by a nonregistered adult.

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Family STEM Night-Recycled Science

February 21, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northside Park Girl Scout Cabin, 1417 N. West St.
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
$10 – $15

Explore how to take everyday objects and transform them into tools for scientific discovery. Children must accompanied by a nonpaying adult.

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Naperville Plays

February 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
Free

Quadruple the fun with exciting hands-on activities and on-site exhibits provided by Naper Settlement, DuPage Children’s Museum, Knoch Knolls Nature Center and Naperville Public Library. Kids can discover the wonder of play and innovation. Partnership with DuPage Children’s Museum, Naper Settlement and Naperville Public Library.

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Engineering Fest

February 22, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
$6

Learn how cities move and groove during our annual Engineering Fest! Drop by anytime between 9:30am—4pm on Feb. 22 and 23 to build and learn, view exhibits, meet engineers and discover systems that move us around Chicago. Ages 12 and younger are FREE.

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STEM Expo

February 22, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus, 201 E Loop Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

Join us at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formally known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K – 12. The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with national Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Some…

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Robotics Using LEGO WeDo System

February 22, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Woodridge ARC, 8201 S. Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
$36 – $54

Build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo® system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components. Work in small groups to complete several projects using tilt and motion sensors. This is a great way to prepare young Robotics enthusiasts for our more advanced Robotics programs. This is a cooperative program with the Woodridge Park District.

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Robotics Using LEGO NXT System

February 22, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Woodridge ARC, 8201 S. Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
$36 – $54

Build and program robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 or NXT system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving, and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot, and rise to the challenge. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun. This is a cooperative program with the Woodridge Park District.

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