Engineers Helping Engineers
This program will allow the Regal Eagle members to visit the 5th graders in the Bethpage School District’s Elementary Schools and talk about the importance of STEM and all the ways the kids could get involved with STEM in middle and high school. Attached is the presentation that we will be showing the 5th graders.Presentation
Hour of Code
Every year, our school organizes an Hour of Code event that takes place throughout all of our three elementary schools. This year, our Director of Technology agreed to have the Regal Eagles lead the opening activities and get involved in the annual event.
Seeing a gap in knowledge from our FLL to FRC team, we decided to develop an FRC summer camp that will kickoff this year for middle schoolers in hopes of instilling confidence in their skills and inspiring interest in our team. The curriculum involves lessons on circuitry, CAD, and includes a tour of the Regal Eagle Lab. The camp will run for 2.5 hours for a week, and students will have little tokens they’ve created or 3D printed to take home as a memory.
Our elementary schools decided to start doing hackathons this year after seeing an increase in coding interest among the students. Similar to the high school and middle school hackathons, the elementary schools created a small team of 5th graders who showed interest in different coding activities. We sent experienced coders from our team that are currently enrolled in either AP Computer Science A or AP Computer Science Principles to go down and mentor these students and help strengthen their coding skills.