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Work place tours and job shadows. Hands-on projects and events. Contests and grants. The latest trends in the world of technology and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers.
Whether you’re a student, parent, teacher or business, ConnectToTech offers the resources and opportunities to get involved and learn more.
Check out what’s new and the latest events on our calendar. Got questions? Want to participate? Contact us and let us know!
April looks to be another busy month!
April is Math Awareness Month and this year's theme is: "The Future of Prediction." Learn how mathematics and statistics provide insights and drive innovation.
National Robotics Week is April 2 - 10. Wether you've been involved with robotics before or are just getting started, National Robotics Week has activities and online resources to get you involved.
Showcase is April 19. We are again teaming up with NYIT to co-host this wonderful event that offers area students the opportunity to show off their skills and knowledge. Teams will compete for certificates and cash awards with projects that demonstrate an understanding of sceince and technology concepts.
As in the past, Showcase will be held at NYIT's Westbury campus.
The Cradle of Aviation Museum will be hosting two events this month:
Nassau Engineering for Kids Spring Break will run April 25 - 29 with Full and Half-Day options. Two programs will have kids engineering their own custom video game controller and creating, programming and controlling robots to perform challenges.
The 14th Annual Astronomy & Space Week will take place April 25 through May 1. A variety of activities are planned, including Space Labs, touring the Space Gallery and making your own Space Shuttle Craft.
April 28 is the 23rd Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. This event is a chance for boys and girls to experience the work place, discover how to apply classroom work in the 'real world' and open a conversation with their paretns about their career.
In addition to the above events, the calendar is packed with others including a college open houses. Check out them out on our calendar.