Northrop Grumman Virtual STEM Summer Camp

July 15, 2021

 

We’re excited to share the fun of Northrop Grumman’s engineering technology with local students, educators, and parents!

Register for the Northrop Grumman STEM Summer Camp hosted July 12- 16th. See the schedule of events below. All sessions will be from 10 -11 am PT/ 1-2 pm ET and will be recorded for those not able to attend live.

These sessions are designed for students, parents, and educators, and are open to the public. More information and registration details can be found here.

Please contact the STEM team at [email protected] with any questions.

 

Schedule of Events

NASA’s Artemis Program—Returning Humans to the Moon

Date: July 12, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Description:  We will provide an overview of NASA’s Artemis Program. Artemis will return astronauts to the Lunar service, including the first woman and the first person of color. We will use innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before, and use what we learn to send astronauts to Mars.

Audience: Middle school/high school students, parents and educators

MATHCOUNTS

Date: July 13, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Guest Speakers:

  • Northrop Grumman: Sarah Willoughby, VP Program Management
  • MATHCOUNTSs: Amanda Naar, Cara Freitas, Kristen Chandler, Molly Gormley

Description: Participants will learn about MATHCOUNTS middle school math programs including its annual competition, National Math Club and Math Video Challenge. Students will engage in fun virtual math games and challenges during the webinar.

Organization Description: The MATHCOUNTS Foundation offers extracurricular math programs to middle school students. More than a quarter million students participate in their programs or use their resources each year.

Audience: middle students, parents and educators

Junior Achievement Finance Park

Date: July 15, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Junior Achievement Guest Speakers:

  • Jonaye Ford, Vice President of Education
  • Sam Hodapp, Capstone Director

Description: Students will learn about financial decision making during a virtual online simulation. Participants will receive a fictitious financial profile which includes a career and income. During the activity, they will set goals for saving, conduct research, shop, and pay their monthly expenses.

Organization Description: Junior Achievement of Central Maryland helps students build a foundation upon which they can make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, including decisions related to income, expenses, savings, and credit.

Audience: Middle school/high school students, parents and educators. Open to participants in every state.

Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts

Date: July 16, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Guest Speakers:

  • Maria Tripodi, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist
  • Penny Russell, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist
  • Bryna Shindell, Assistant Director, National and Affiliate Services

Description: Learn about interactive, STEM-focused, arts-based experiences that can be easily conducted at home and within daily routines. During this session, a dance artist will guide children and their families on an imaginary journey to see what’s growing in the garden. Accompanied by a puppeteer and her puppet friends, they will sing and tell stories about the animals found around a great big tree.

Organization Description:

Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts offers professional development programs which empowers infant, toddler, preschool, and kindergarten teachers to integrate the performing arts into their classrooms.

Audience: Children ages three through six and their families

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