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 STEM and Health – Workshop


When: Monday November 6, 2017
Time: 4:30 to 6:00
Where: Hackground, 8171 Maple Lawn Blvd, Maple Lawn MD 20759
Who: Grades 6-8
Cost: $30

Come and make your own fitness tracker that will be yours to keep. Learn from a professional personal trainer about how important it is to keep moving!


This workshop is based on the 2017 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge which is called “Incredible Wearables”. It is a hands-on project that challenges young people to use the engineering design process to build a wearable fitness tracker. The experiment was designed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Extension. Through the challenge, young people will learn how circuits, sensors and health data can be blended with fashion to create a viable wearable tech  product.
Incredible Wearables allows youth to work together to design, build and refine a wearable fitness tracker that is easy-to- use and aesthetically appealing. Incredible Wearables will teach youth a wide variety of skills related to engineering a wearable device, including building circuits, integrating sensors, designing a viable product and interpreting health data.

For more information on 4-H NYSD see www.4-H.org/NYSD

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