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 BCYTS WORKSHOPS
a multi-week program for kids

BC Youth STEAM 2022 Workshops:

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KEY IDEAS

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 Gain appreciation for
interdisciplinary collaboration


Gain basic/intermediate knowledge
on many STEAM related disciplines


Be able to work hands-on with STEAM related disciplines which can be
applied to real life problem solving, appropriate to the elementary level




 

HOW IT WORKS

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Students will meet at a verified institution to participate in a weekly workshop

Students will meet with other students of similar/different ages to work on a collaborative task

A lesson will be given to students on 33% of knowledge bank's content prior to every workshop by a student teacher or a successful alumni of past workshops)


Four posters (tasks) will be distributed for each workshop session (limit: 32 people) and each poster will be an elongated puzzle


The Puzzle: Each puzzle (task) is an imaginary scenario of a person attempting to complete a task or of an object to be analyzed, and each puzzle contains 12 questions or steps (ranging from kinder garden to grade 7 level) that will be chronologically solved. The questions/steps are from the STEAM discipline and can be any of the topics listed below in our knowledge bank.








 

Knowledge Bank (Tested Knowledge)

Below is a list of question types that may be distributed on workshop day. For a full version containing the specifics, please contact us through one of the options listed in our biography.

MATHEMATICS                                           

(M1.1) Basic Arithmetic (ADSM)

(M1.2) BEDMAS

(M1.3) Long Division

(M1.4) Fractions, Decimals, and Rates

(M1.5) Problems in Context involving ADSM

ENGLISH (and Linguistics)

(E1.1) Rudimentary Literary Devices

(E1.2) Elementary Linguistics
(E1.3) Basic Grammar

(E1.4) Interpretation of Contemporary Text

(E1.5) Poetry

FINE ARTS

(FA1.1) Composition of People, places, and objects

(FA1.2) Sculpture: the four forms of sculpting

(FA1.3) Painting: V. Van Gogh, Matisse, and Western Art

SCIENCE

(S1.1) Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

(S1.2) Balancing Chemical Equations

(S1.3) Elementary Anatomy and Physiology

(S1.4) Ethics of Research

(S1.5) Qualitative vs Quantitative Data

 

 

 

 

            

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PHILOSOPHY

(P1.1) The Meaning of Life

(P1.2) The Philosophy of Friendship

(P1.3) Nietzsche Simplified

COMPUTING

(C1.1) Introduction to Java: Basic Java arithmetic

(C1.2) Introduction to Python

(C1.3) Scratch: commands, loops, etc.

Schedule/Sign Up

Starting August 4, workshops will be run every Sunday until the end of August. Precisely:

August 23: First Lecture and Workshop (10AM-4PM)

September 15: Third Lecture and Workshop (4PM-8PM)

September 17: In-Person Award Presentation (2PM-5PM)

We accept Walk-Ins, but signups are preferred over at workshop coordinator's contacts at raymondcs2005@gmail.com. If you are 1) a parent and 2) interested in signing up for this workshop opportunity, please also contact the workshop coordinator and specific information will be provided then. Any further questions related to the contest should also be emailed to the given contact. Thank you!

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