Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Libraries and Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (LEO DLR) in conjunction with Science Foundation Ireland are delighted to host a fourth dlr Teen Entrepreneur STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) Camp for Transition Year students this Autumn. The venue is again the dlr LexIcon LAB, a space which offers programmes on coding, computer programming, 3D printing, robotics and other creative technologies to people of all ages. The camp consists of weekly sessions running from October to November 2019 and will include Workshops; Guest Entrepreneurs and Project Maker Days. The camp will culminate in a Show and Share Event in November 2019 at which participants will demonstrate their projects to school peers and community members.
· Prototyping; Design thinking and paper prototyping
School Subjects Relevance
Applied Maths Curriculum; Business/Enterprise; Woodwork, Science Subjects
Art and Design; Mechanical Drawing; Technology and Engineering; Career Guidance
The four workshops are student-centred with an active learning approach marrying theory and practice. To complete the learning cycle student teams will be challenged to develop a project to integrate and apply their learning which will be shared at a final presentation event with their peers in early December. To enrich this experience the students will encounter and learn from two new technology developers and entrepreneurs who will share insights into STEM career options.
Check out our blog to see the varied and impressive creations from dlr Teen Entrepreneur STEM Camp 2018! https://dlrtyentrepreneurstemcamp.home.blog/