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Thinking Like a Digital Designer (Part 1)

Hosted by: TechGirlz
Audience: Students
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

In the FIRST part of this 2-part Saturday workshop series, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and […]

Free

Encyclopedia Britannica: LumieLabs Training

Hosted by: Encyclopedia Britannica
Audience: Educators
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

Join us to learn more about LumieLabs, the Chicago Student Invention Convention's go-to site for research. Support your students in creating original videos using LumieLabs to tie into our project-based lesson on Creating a Commercial for their invention. Learn how to use LumieLabs to help students search millions of rights-cleared multimedia assets and create videos […]

Deadline: Student/Project Counts

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience: Educators

The Student Count form is a required program milestone. It is divided into 2 sections. Section 1: Student Counts (how many students received the CSIC curriculum) Section 2: Project Counts (how many projects were created at your site) Based on these numbers, CSIC will assign a percentage of students and projects at your site that […]

Webinar: Connecting STEM to Everyday Life & Career Exploration

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience:
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

ACT Now STEM Webinar #4: Connecting STEM to Everyday Life & Career Exploration ACT Now is hosting a webinar to reinforce the importance of linking STEM values and skills to everyday life and experiences. Afterschool is the ideal environment for career exploration, and in today’s world, employers of all sectors – such as technology companies, local […]

Deadline: CSIC Event Registration Opens

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience: Parents, Educators, Students

Students who wish to compete in the virtual CSIC competition need to register in 2 places. Registration #1: Z-Fairs, online judging platform What: Provide personal and contact information, submit virtual logbook and video of prototype Deadline: 4/28 Registration #2: HopIn, online competition venue What: Create a profile and prepare to appear live online 5/1 to […]

Chicago Public Library Second Saturday: Inventions

Hosted by: Chicago Public Library
Audience: Students, Parents
Chicago Public Library Facebook Live or Youtube Live

Join us for an inventive edition of Second Saturday! This month is all about inventing, DIY, and making. Through story times and fun activities we will learn how to create and design something unique and new! Participants in the 2021 Invention Convention will stop by to show off some of their potential invention ideas. We will also be joined by […]

Office Hours with a Teen Mentor (Pitch Practice & Feedback)

Hosted by: Teen Innovators
Audience: Students
Teen Innovators Virtual Rooms

Join teen mentors from Teen Innovators for free, open office hours. Students can meet with a vetted teen mentor online to practice their pitch, ask questions, and get feedback on their pitch prior to the competition. Specific registration link will be available on this page. Space is limited. Register for Office Hours Here

Office Hours with a Teen Mentor (Pitch Practice & Feedback)

Hosted by: Teen Innovators
Audience: Students
Teen Innovators Virtual Rooms

Join teen mentors from Teen Innovators for free, open office hours. Students can meet with a vetted teen mentor online to practice their pitch, ask questions, and get feedback on their pitch prior to the competition. Specific registration link will be available on this page. Space is limited. Register for Office Hours Here

Free

Office Hours with a Teen Mentor (Pitch Practice & Feedback)

Hosted by: Teen Innovators
Audience: Students
Teen Innovators Virtual Rooms

Join teen mentors from Teen Innovators for free, open office hours. Students can meet with a vetted teen mentor online to practice their pitch, ask questions, and get feedback on their pitch prior to the competition. Specific registration link will be available on this page. Space is limited. Register for Office Hours Here

Free

Deadline: CSIC Event Registration Closes (Video Submissions Due)

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience: Parents, Educators, Students

Students who wish to compete in the virtual CSIC competition need to register in 2 places. Registration #1: Z-Fairs, online judging platform What: Provide personal and contact information, submit virtual logbook and video of prototype Deadline: 4/28 Registration #2: HopIn, online competition venue What: Create a profile and prepare to appear live online 5/1 to present to […]

Deadline: Chicago Student Invention Convention Competition (Virtual)

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience: Parents, Educators, Students

The Chicago Student Invention Convention is a celebration of student innovation and invention. It is the capstone event after our 10-week curriculum where K-8th grade students will present their pitches to judges and showcase their invention prototypes. The 2021 CSIC is virtual. ** Registration Link: Check your email for your personalized/custom link to register for […]

TechGirlz Think Like a Designer Workshop

Hosted by: TechGirlz
Audience:
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

In this workshop, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and brainstorm ideas for improving the user experience […]