Southern Utah Girls in Technology (SUGIT)

Southern Utah Girls in Technology (SUGIT), provides hands-on technology activities for high school girls. The activities are specially designed with curriculum to engage and teach high school girls about technology opportunities in education and career. Six workshops are designed in the domains of STEM including microbits, robotics, coding, raspberry pi, cybersecurity, snap circuits, and digital citizenship. There will be sponsored Tech Tables from various sponsors showcasing STEM gadgets such as 3Dprinter, gaint robots, R2D2, VR, and much more!. There will be free lunch, prizes, and certificates...

 

Benefits: 

  • Gain unique skill development

  • Enhance creative and leadership skills

  • Self-motivation

  • Learn the importance of team playing

  • Improve problem-solving skills

  • Learn about scholarships, internships, & other cools opportunities for a SUGIT girl!

SUGIT 2020 Details Coming Soon!
Our Previous Workshops

Workshop 1: Electronics Circuits: Snap! 

Join, learn & have fun with the CEO of Cyber-security business. Their team will use snap circuits to create sounds, energize motors, and much more. Enjoy working with your peers and have an opportunity to win a prize to create circuits in a friendly competition!

Workshop 2: Paper Circuit: Christmas in May! 
Join, learn, & have fun with local technology experts to put together a Christmas tree and ornaments with Circuit kits. Have fun lighting up the room with paper circuit (a functioning electronic circuit built on a paper surface instead of a PCB). Create a circuit that is combines aesthetics and functionality...take it home to add to your Christmas decoration!

 

Workshop 3: Cybersecurity Practices: Safety First! 

Join, learn, & have fun with understanding how and why it is important to use strong passwords in your emails. Learn about other safe practices while using the Internet. Learn about Phishing, Public WIFI and other tools you need to know to mitigate and manage unauthorized access like hacking can breach your confidential and sensitive information! 

Workshop 4: Robots: Here Come the OzBots Squad!

Join, learn & have fun with small bots in creating technology paths for them to follow. With your teams, use markers and paper, color codes to learn basic coding concepts like cause/effect and debugging. Develop new tricks & big ideas with the small bots! Cool swag and prizes!

Workshop 5:  MicroBits: Big Ideas!
Join, learn, and have fun on how software and hardware interact using the Microbits. Engage in learning how to program devices to display animations, build interactive projects, and send messages to your friends over radio frequencies. Cool swag & prizes!

Workshop 6: Digital Citizen: Empowering Citizens!
Join, learn, & have fun with in an inclusive & innovative environment with peers to become digital citizen who confidently and positively engage with digital technologies. It promotes a positive message of social good through the use of social media and technology. Using the Global Goals, students will become empowered digital citizens who solve problems and create solutions in local, global and digital communities. Cool swag & prizes! 

 

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