UNO Code Crush

June 12, 2019 6:00 pm - June 13, 2019 3:00 pm

CodeCrush is a series of iSTEM immersion experiences for 8th and 9th grade girls and their teachers, designed to show them the innovative world of IT. The program will inspire girls and their teachers to take a deeper look at IT through hands-on experiences with emerging IT fields such as bioinformatics, IT innovation, music technology and cybersecurity.

 

The camp is free for high school students and educators, and will be $55 for non students and educators. All attendees from outside the Omaha area will have the option to stay overnight in the Scott Residence Halls at the University of Omaha  at Omaha Scott campus. To learn more, visit codecrush.unomaha.edu.

Related upcoming events

  • June 24, 2019 8:30 am - June 28, 2019 4:15 pm

    Beat the heat (and rain) next month by attending the Midwest GenCyber Student Camp! This summer camp is for high school students (grades 9-12) and runs from June 24- June 28. Students will learn about cyber security and forensics and explore the Internet of Things (IoT). The camp will be held at two separate locations: June 24-25 will be at Metropolitan Community College, and June 26-28 will be at Bellevue University. To learn more, visit midwestcybercamp.eventbrite.com/

  • June 24, 2019 8:30 am - June 24, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • June 24, 2019 9:00 am - June 28, 2019 12:00 pm

    Send your kids to college for a week! Build your child’s course schedule for the week by registering for classes based on their interests. Classes range anywhere from Babysitting Basics and Cooking with Science, to Sewing with Mom and Mini Med School. Head to mccneb.edu to register for classes and find the best location for you.

    The program is held for seven weeks during the summer at seven different locations in our four county service area. Five day sessions are held at schools in Blair, Bennington, Millard, Gretna, Papillion/La Vista, Westside schools and Fremont. No classes are held the week of July 4th. College for Kids students enroll for one week at a time. Each class is priced separately, so they may enroll for one, two or three classes in any given week, or for more than one week taking only one or two classes per week—it’s their choice. The program is from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday each week, with three, hour long class periods in that time frame. They may enroll for a 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon class. The hour long classes are offered for three different age groups: 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-11 year olds. There will be more than one class to choose from for each age group for each hour long time slot.

     

    To register and learn more, visit mccneb.edu

  • June 29, 2019 8:00 am - June 29, 2019 11:00 am

    Launch and Recover Rockets

    Bring your Rockets

    We have free B and C Estes motors

    Contact Doug Kaupa at 719-433-1304 for more information!

    Directions

    – Follow Hwy 92 East from I-29 for 10.0 miles

    – Turn Right onto 290th Street South for 5.0 miles

    – Turn Left onto Applewood Rd East for 1.9 miles

    – Turn right onto 30889 driveway

    No launch if: 

    1. Winds >15 mph

    2. Rain/Snow

    3. Temps <32oF

  • July 8, 2019 8:30 am - July 8, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 8, 2019 8:30 am - July 12, 2019 3:30 pm

    Dive deep into the world of robots by learning some basic software techniques for controlling individual robots and multi-robot systems. You will create state-of-the-art software that will program robots to do simple tasks. Learn how to program Finch robots using the skills taught in Scratch Programming I. This camps is for 7th and 8th graders and will last from July 8-12 from 8:30am-3:30pm each day. For more information visit unomaha.edu/camps.

  • July 8, 2019 9:00 am - July 12, 2019 12:00 pm

    Send your kids to college for a week! Build your child’s course schedule for the week by registering for classes based on their interests. Classes range anywhere from Babysitting Basics and Cooking with Science, to Sewing with Mom and Mini Med School. Head to mccneb.edu to register for classes and find the best location for you.

    The program is held for seven weeks during the summer at seven different locations in our four county service area. Five day sessions are held at schools in Blair, Bennington, Millard, Gretna, Papillion/La Vista, Westside schools and Fremont. No classes are held the week of July 4th. College for Kids students enroll for one week at a time. Each class is priced separately, so they may enroll for one, two or three classes in any given week, or for more than one week taking only one or two classes per week—it’s their choice. The program is from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday each week, with three, hour long class periods in that time frame. They may enroll for a 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon class. The hour long classes are offered for three different age groups: 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-11 year olds. There will be more than one class to choose from for each age group for each hour long time slot.

     

    To register and learn more, visit mccneb.edu

  • July 10, 2019 9:00 am - July 10, 2019 3:00 pm

    In this workshop, we will dissect the new Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science (CCR-Science) adopted in September of 2017.  Specifically, we will focus on Nebraska Connections included in the standards, which aim to provide educators with relevant topics within our state to explore with students.  Using several Nebraska Connections, participants will engage in interactive lessons at Wildlife Safari Park.

    Join us for one day or both!  On day 1, we will be exploring Nebraska Connections in the life science standards.  On day 2, we will be exploring earth science connections to Nebraska.

    Life Science Nebraska Connections
    Wednesday, July 10
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    $20 (includes lunch)  

    If you would like to register for both days, make sure to select each day on the registration screen.  If you choose to only register for one day, make sure to select the correct day/topic.  These workshops will be held at Wildlife Safari Park near Ashland, NE, I-80 Exit 426.

    Click on the link attached to this post for more information or to register for this or other upcoming workshops.

  • July 11, 2019 9:00 am - July 11, 2019 3:00 pm

    In this workshop, we will dissect the new Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science (CCR-Science) adopted in September of 2017.  Specifically, we will focus on Nebraska Connections included in the standards, which aim to provide educators with relevant topics within our state to explore with students.  Using several Nebraska Connections, participants will engage in interactive lessons at Wildlife Safari Park.

    Join us for one day or both!  On day 1, we will be exploring Nebraska Connections in the life science standards.  On day 2, we will be exploring earth science connections to Nebraska.

    Earth Science Nebraska Connections
    Thursday, July 11
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    $20 (includes lunch)

    If you would like to register for both days, make sure to select each day on the registration screen.  If you choose to only register for one day, make sure to select the correct day/topic.  These workshops will be held at Wildlife Safari Park near Ashland, NE, I-80 Exit 426.

    Click on the link attached to this post for more information or to register for this or other upcoming workshops.

  • July 15, 2019 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 12:00 pm

    Send your kids to college for a week! Build your child’s course schedule for the week by registering for classes based on their interests. Classes range anywhere from Babysitting Basics and Cooking with Science, to Sewing with Mom and Mini Med School. Head to mccneb.edu to register for classes and find the best location for you.

    The program is held for seven weeks during the summer at seven different locations in our four county service area. Five day sessions are held at schools in Blair, Bennington, Millard, Gretna, Papillion/La Vista, Westside schools and Fremont. No classes are held the week of July 4th. College for Kids students enroll for one week at a time. Each class is priced separately, so they may enroll for one, two or three classes in any given week, or for more than one week taking only one or two classes per week—it’s their choice. The program is from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday through Friday each week, with three, hour long class periods in that time frame. They may enroll for a 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-noon class. The hour long classes are offered for three different age groups: 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-11 year olds. There will be more than one class to choose from for each age group for each hour long time slot.

     

    To register and learn more, visit mccneb.edu.

  • July 15, 2019 8:30 am - July 15, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 17, 2019 9:00 am - July 17, 2019 3:00 pm

    In this workshop, we will dissect the new Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science (CCR-Science) adopted in September of 2017.  Specifically, we will focus on Nebraska Connections included in the standards, which aim to provide educators with relevant topics within our state to explore with students.  Using several Nebraska Connections, participants will engage in interactive lessons at Wildlife Safari Park. This workshop is specifically for secondary education teachers.

    July 17-18
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    $40 (includes lunch)  

  • July 18, 2019 9:00 am - July 18, 2019 3:00 pm

    In this workshop, we will dissect the new Nebraska College and Career Ready Standards for Science (CCR-Science) adopted in September of 2017.  Specifically, we will focus on Nebraska Connections included in the standards, which aim to provide educators with relevant topics within our state to explore with students.  Using several Nebraska Connections, participants will engage in interactive lessons at Wildlife Safari Park. This workshop is specifically for secondary science education teachers.

    July 17-18
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    $40 (includes lunch) 

    Click the link attached to this post for more information or to register for this or other upcoming workshops.

  • July 22, 2019 8:30 am - July 22, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 29, 2019 8:30 am - July 29, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 29, 2019 9:00 am - August 2, 2019 3:30 pm

    Do you love crime-fighting shows, like CSI, and think the agents or people like Abby are some of the coolest people out there? Come learn about real crime fighting in the cyber world! Try advanced hands-on activities in a computer lab as you learn key techniques used to protect computer networks from intruders. You’ll actually use the tools that real cybercrime fighters use! You’ll be able to complete the requirements for three Cybersecurity badges; Cybersecurity Basics, Cybersecurity Safeguards, and Cybersecurity Investigator. All girls participating must be in 8th grade or older.

  • August 6, 2019 5:00 pm - August 6, 2019 6:30 pm

    Let Omaha's Zoo & Aquarium help you kick off the 2019-2020 school year!  Join us for this mini session to find out What’s New at the Zoo, learn about programs available to you and your students, sample activities, and meet an Animal Ambassador.  We will have snacks and giveaways too!  Cost is $5.

  • August 8, 2019 12:30 pm - August 9, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha Public Schools is going to pair each Business, Marketing, and Information Technology teacher with an industry professional to take part in a half-day job shadow on either August 8 or 9 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The objective of the day is for teachers to see a professional working environment and to gain knowledge and skills to carry back to their classroom to share with students. This experience will assist teachers in being able to adapt their classroom
    lessons with open ended, problem solving, real world experiences.

  • August 22, 2019 4:30 pm - August 22, 2019 6:00 pm

    Let Omaha's Zoo & Aquarium help you kick off the 2019-2020 school year!  Join us for this mini session to find out What’s New at the Zoo, learn about programs available to you and your students, sample activities, and meet an Animal Ambassador.  We will have snacks and giveaways too!  Cost is $5.

  • September 20, 2019 All day

    The UNO STEM TRAIL (Teaching, research, and inquiry-based learning) Center is Omaha's newest STEM center that seeks to actively engage youth in STEM activities. Friday, September 20th is the official launch day of the center. Join us for presentations, workshops, and demonstrations of resources and opportunities provided by the STEM TRAIL Center!