Teach STEM to Students through Dungeons and Dragons

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STARBASE Connecticut

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Looking for a truly unique way to engage young people and challenge their minds with complex problems and stories? Become a mentoring GM, or Game Master. The use of Dungeons and Dragons as a collaboritve storytelling format that makes students systematically look at and critically solve problems is well hidden within a game. Whether you are a veteran player or new to the game, it only takes time and willingness to explore a story with a small group of young people.

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About STARBASE Connecticut

Location:

85-152 Light Lane, Unit 300, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, US

Mission Statement

STARBASE seeks to raise the interest and improve the knowledge and skills of at-risk youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which will provide for a highly educated and skilled American workforce.

Description

STARBASE is a five day STEM-based academy in which students collaborate to explore various fields of science and mathematics. The students use the Scientific Method to conduct experiments in chemistry and physics, make observations, and analyze data through graphing and comparison to draw conclusions about the world in which they live. They also make use of technology in the form of a high profile CAD program and 3-D printing. Students are challenged to utilize the knowledge they gain to engineer unique solutions to real world issues.

STARBASE has now expanded into the schools as part of after-school mentoring programs with STEM topics. This STARBASE 2.0 portion, includes topics such as robotics and chemistry as is the "next step" for STARBASE graduates.

WHEN

Wed Oct 16, 2019 - Wed May 27, 2020
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM  

WHERE

585 Wethersfield Ave.Hartford, CT 06114

(41.73964,-72.67235)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Organization
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1.5 hours a week

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