Youth HackathonWest Sacramento, Ca.
11/03/2017Less than 60 days away!
Mentors & Speakers
Some of the workshops planned for the weekend…
Scratch is a programming language developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Scratch has free desktop and online implementations. Students, through Scratch will learn fundamental programming concepts
3D Modeling with SketchUp
SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program that can be used for a variety of applications, including but not limited to architectural applications, product design, and 3D printed object creation. Students will learn 3D design fundamentals and how to navigate through SketchUp.
How Websites Work
HTML, CSS, PHP, and a whole host of other web-related jargon will be discussed in this explanatory session that will cover what exactly happens when you connect to an internet site, as well as what the previous and other acronyms mean.
Effective Presentations with Google Docs
Google Documents is a valuable resources for the creation and sharing of documents/information. This session will give an overview of the capabilities of Google’s online office suite, as well as demonstrate effective presentation styles and strategies.
Problem Solving and Design Thinking
How do you go about solving a problem? This session aims to introduce students to problem solving strategies, thought processes, and how they integrate with design thinking. To get the correct answer, you need to make sure you’re asking the right question.
…and more to come!