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Wednesday, February 26 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Activity: Hacking STEM: How do sharks swim?

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Use the very latest technology to survey sharks in this free STEM workshop.  Participants build a sensorized joystick using cardboard and copper tape and use it to view 3-D rotations of digital shark models. Using a microcontroller, participants will connect the joystick to Excel so they can gather real-time data on the shark’s movement while driving it through a virtual marine environment.

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Kathryn Megan Albino

Community Development Specialist, Microsoft
Kathryn Megan (or Kat for short) is the Community Development Specialist at the Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center (Oak Brook, IL). Kat has built relationships with Non-profit organizations, schools and the Chicagoland Community for over 3yrs and has a huge passion for working with... Read More →


Wednesday February 26, 2020 3:45pm - 4:45pm
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