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Enzo Trovato

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Google It – A Tour of Google Pittsburgh

Google! STEM Career tours recently gave 12 students the chance to go and see the Google Pittsburgh office located in Bakery Square. There, they were greeted by representatives of Google who showed them around their entire facility. It was inspiring to see so many bright young minds light up as they walked through the offices …

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Creating Games to Inspire

    Ready Player One! Students came together for a weeklong G-Mites Game Design class at Seton LaSalle High School Innovation Lab.  The team created a game for the Outreached Arms ministry to the homeless. The game has a player become a homeless person making big decisions in Pittsburgh.  Good decisions lead to Outreached Arms …

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Game Design in the Skies above Bastogne

Let the game begin! Students in the G-Mites Game Design program recently converged at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School to take part in a week long camp to create, design, and program a video game and create a webpage to sell game merchandise. One of the game designers, Grant Harsch, chose the theme for …

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Permanent link to this article: https://growageneration.com/2017/07/24/game-design-in-the-skies-above-bastogne/

What Adware?

The Internet on Lockdown   The Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic computer science principles class took a visit to RedMorph as part of the STEM Career Tours. RedMorph is an outstanding startup company from Pittsburgh that focuses on protected your devices from cyber threats. Their revolutionary software is not only able to track, but block incoming …

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Permanent link to this article: https://growageneration.com/2017/06/19/what-adware/

Exploring Noveome

As part of the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic STEM Career Tours, we took a trip to visit Noveome. Noveome is a company that specializes in biotherapeutic products. The people at Noveome were gracious enough to post an article about the trip we took to visit them. Written below is the article and here is a …

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Carbon Technology

Pioneering a Better World   As part of the STEM Career Tours, the students at Providence Heights Alpha School had the honor of visiting a company that has made it their mission for making the world a better place through carbon technologies. During World War 2, the military asked the Pittsburgh Coke and Chemical to …

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Science in the Lab

Citizen Science Lab As part of the STEM Career Tours, we took an exciting stop at one of Pittsburgh’s best laboratories for those interested in STEM. The tour was led by Carrianne Floss, who is the program coordinator for the Citizen Science Lab. The lab is used to learn about the life sciences. The student’s …

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Permanent link to this article: https://growageneration.com/2017/06/16/science-in-the-lab/

A Trip to Millie’s Ice Cream

Getting a Cone STEM Career Tours had the pleasure of taking a look at Millie’s Ice Cream with the Providence Heights Alpha School. Going along with the tour was their teacher, Mr. Beeaham, and together we explored the wonderful process of how Millie’s Ice Cream makes their famous ice cream! Not only did we go …

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DIY Arduinos and Circuit Boards

  Arduinos Rule!   Congratulations to our Spring DIY Arduino Circuit board class and the Baden Academy Nerd Battalion in their beginning mastery of what an Arduino board can do and how the Arduino can be used in making projects. The student were given a kit and learned how to manipulate and program an Arduino board. …

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