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Aquabots Summer Camp

Aquabots Summer Camp Photos

Simpson County Schools hosted the Aquabots Summer Camp last week. Here's how Community Education Director Robin Hollingsworth described the camp: "This camp provides a hands-on experience for middle school girls in 7th and 8th grades who are not exposed to the engineering designs, information technology tools, and science concepts related to engineering and technology careers. The goal of the camp is to increase awareness at the career opportunities in the local industries that utilize these skills. Aquabots will introduce the Waterbotics, an underwater curriculum and program disseminated through a National Science Foundation grant. "
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Episode 22: Problem Solving at VAMPY

In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with instructors Catherine Poteet and Amar Patel about the challenges students can expect in their class and how problem solving fits into the idea of innovation in Kentucky.
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Episode 21: Sustainability at VAMPY

Episode 21: Sustainability at VAMPY

In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with instructors David Baxter and Jennifer Sheffield about demystifying the idea of sustainability and how it fits into the idea of innovation, as well as what they hope students take away from the class.
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Episode 20: Aquabots in Simpson County

In this episode of the Innovation Update, Josh talks with camp coordinator Robin Hollingsworth about the Aquabots Summer Camp and why it's crucial for young students to hone their problem solving skills.
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VAMPY 2012: Rube Goldbergineering Photos

VAMPY 2012: Rube Goldbergineering Photos

Rube Goldbergineering was taught by Nielsen Pereira and debuted in 2012. Here are photos from the class as students designed and tested their Rube Goldberg machines.
VAMPY 2012: Sustainability Photos

VAMPY 2012: Sustainability Photos

Sustainability was taught by David Baxter and Jennifer Smith Sheffield and debuted in 2012. Here are photos from the class field trip to farms in Bowling Green: O’Daniel Farms, Need More Acres farm, Western Kentucky University Farm, and River Cottage Farm.
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