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National STEAM Day Party 2016

National STEAM Day Party 2016

By on Nov 8, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: November 8, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 30 Description: SHARP hosted a party for members of Sarah Heinz House. We built balloon powered cars with LEGOs, balloons and other craft supplies. We decorated “What I Like About STEAM” posters and built creations using gear building blocks. We also decorated a gingerbread robot for the PPG...

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SHH Club 2016

SHH Club 2016

By on Nov 5, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: October 31, 2016-November 5, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 210 Description: Each day, we met with a different age and gender. The high schoolers had an engineering olympics. The 7th &8th graders made rockets. The 5th and 6th graders made pom-pom launchers, and the 3rd and 4th graders made binary code necklaces. We all had a super fun week...

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Pumpkin Chunkin 2016

Pumpkin Chunkin 2016

By on Oct 22, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: October 22, 2016 WHERE: Hartwood Acres Number of People: 150 Description: SHARP ran this event. We shot pumpkins across a field using a large trebuchet. We also had mini catapults for kids to use and made take home catapults out of popsicle...

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REC2TEC

By on Sep 17, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: September 17, 2016 WHERE: Schenley Plaza Number of People: 400 Description:  SHARP was invited to help kickoff the REC2TEC project. We brought our frisbee robot and soccer playing EV3 robots that could be driven using an iPad. We also made box robots with younger students and made binary code necklaces, that said each person’s name in binary, with the older...

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SHH Community Day 2016

By on Sep 16, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: September 16, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 200 Description: SHARP hosted people in our Robo Lab. We made crafts and demoed LEGO and VEX robots. We also had a station in the gymnasium with the other building programs. We did spin art and let kids drive Gus the Whale, the 2016 competition...

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Alphabet Trails

Alphabet Trails

By on Sep 10, 2016 in Blog, Outreach | 0 comments

WHEN: September 10, 2016 WHERE: Frick Park Number of People: 250 Description: SHARP attended Alphabet Trails in Frick Park. There we made robot themed bookmarks using stickers and stamps. We also had robot coloring pages and drove our frisbee-throwing robot around the park. Kids flocked around our robot and tried to catch the...

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