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Summer Algebra Tutoring

Overview: Foundations of Algebra is a first year high school mathematics course. The tutoring will provide one on one sessions during 45 minute appointments. Tutoring is aimed at students who have demonstrated difficulty Algebra or previous mathematics courses. In many cases, students enter middle school with the same mathematics difficulties that inhibit their success in algebra.

Grade: 8th

Change Agent Student Leader:  Nicholas Arosemena

Zoom Schedule: Tutoring Sessions are offered every day. Each session is 1 on 1 and lasts for 45 minutes. You MUST schedule your session at least 24 hours in advance.

Zoom Schedule:Not Available

Aquaponics 101

Overview: Let’s learn aquaponics! Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics growing plants without using soil, such that students are able to learn to grow fish and plants together in one system.

Grade: Rising 6th – 8th

Aquatic Professional:  Kraig Jennings, H20 Academy

Zoom Schedule: Not Available

Animation 101: History and Fundamentals

Overview: This is a behind the scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies.

Grade: 6th – 8th

Change Agent Student Leader: Nigel Jacobs

Activities: Daily activities for Animation Club will be sent to you each week. You’ll have something to do every day.

Zoom Schedule: Not Available

CODING WITH SPHERO ROBOT

Overview: Students from elementary school to college courses can learn with Sphero – the only thing that changes is the software. Beginner programmers will learn procedural thinking and basic programming skills. You will learn to arrange commands and settings in any combination to make Sphero do your bidding. You can easily create a macro to have Sphero flash a color sequence. Boom, now you’re a programmer.

Grade: Rising 6th – 8th

Change Agent Student Leader: Isaiah Bayas

Zoom Schedule: Not Available