Paignton Library STEM Group

Upcoming computing contests

This was posted on my main blog as part of a code club post. As this is closely tied in with the STEM group. I am just sharing the information here too.

There is a young coders contest coming up in 2023, that runs from January to May. The video below is from the 2022 contest

Hopefully by the 17th they will have the registration form available.

There is also Youth Hacking 4 freedom however you have until 31st December 2022 to sign up, so if you are interested please do so ASAP.

Just found GCHQ christmas contest details will be available from the 7th December.

In addition Prospects Brixham have an upcoming contest / competition centred around data and data science. Please see website and get in touch directly.

Please note The above are independent of both the STEM Group and Code Club. As the STEM Group is for sharing / working on projects then this provides a place to meet up and work with others on related projects.

Expanded Functional groups in Organic Chemistry

Compound Chemistry have some really good resource. From time to time some of these are expanded with even more information.

fuctional groups

Adds some more functional groups what is already a really good resource.

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#Science,#Chemistry,#OrganicChemistry,#FunctionalGroups,

Paignton Library STEM Group – December 2022

The next meeting of the Paignton Library STEM Group is this Saturday 10th December 2022, 11am to 15:00 Tomorrow

The purpose of the Paignton Library STEM Group is to encourage and support participation in STEM subjects. Our event aims to create a friendly hub for STEM enthusiasts to share, collaborate and learn. Please do bring your personal STEM projects to the event, we would love to see what you are working on.

We should be have a mixed bag of activities. In addition to the usual coding that carries on from Paignton Library Code Club

I have prepared *:-

biochem

Useful other Links

This page will be updated in due course with more details.

  • Activities are being planned, and may change depending on who attends.

Links

Please see Contact page for how to get in touch.

Looking forward to 2023

January and beyond

I found details of a Young coders competition on the stem website that could be something to get involved with, as it would span both Code Club and STEM group.

Feb

We have a civil engineering challenge / talk in February

poster

European Antibiotic Awareness Day

When: Nov 18, 2022 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST) Associated with Careers, Clubs and Cross-Curricular

The European Antibiotic Awareness Day is an annual European public health initiative that takes place on 18 November to raise awareness about the threat to public health of antibiotic resistance and the importance of prudent antibiotic use. The latest data confirms that across the European Union the number of patients infected by resistant bacteria is increasing and that antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health.

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#Europe,#AntiBiotics,#Awareness,#Science,#Biology,#BioTech

YH4F Year 2 repost and update

The coding contest Youth Hacking 4 Freedom launches its second edition

The registration for the second edition of “Youth Hacking 4 Freedom ", the FSFE’s hacking competition for teenagers from all over Europe, has started. This contest offers young people aged between 14 and 18 the opportunity to challenge themselves, meet like-minded people and win cash prizes.

More Info

Last years awards ceremony

The six winners for the first edition of YH4F are:

  • The Ultimate Hacker Award went to Stavros and his project SignTrack,
  • The Elite Hacker Award was awarded to Miquel and his Smart Table Assistant
  • The Awesome Hacker Award was granted to Artur and his project Aspinwall,
  • The Ultimate Girl Hacker Award went to Ekaterina for Music Companion,
  • The Special Hacker Award: Coming from War Zone was awarded to Mark for Sharik,
  • The Youngest Hacker Award was granted to Héctor for LibreHomework.

More details on last years winners can be found here

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#YH4F,#FSFE,#Contest,#Hacking

10 part GoDot Game Development series.

This was posted to Mastodon by Sam Keen, 10 part tutorial on the GoDOT game development engine.

We don't have GoDOT at the Library, but you can bring your own laptop and have a go. I can look in to installing it on the Code Club laptop if there is interest.

TAGS

#GoDOT,#GameDevelopment

Command Line for Beginners

We can use some of the netbooks to practice some of what is in here or us something like vfsync

Command Line Graphic

Command Line for Beginners – How to Use the Terminal Like a Pro Full Handbook

#FreeCodeCamp,#Linux,#'Console,#Terminal,#Course

Paignton Library STEM Group – November 2022

The next meeting of the Paignton Library STEM Group is this Saturday (12th November 2022). 11am to 15:00

The purpose of the Paignton Library STEM Group is to encourage and support participation in STEM subjects. Our event aims to create a friendly hub for STEM enthusiasts to share, collaborate and learn. Please do bring your personal STEM projects to the event, we would love to see what you are working on.

We should be have a mixed bag of activities. In addition to the usual coding that carries on from our Code Club, we have the following planned activities:

  • Some sort of Science / Chemistry practical (possibly reaction rates from last month
  • Basic + Advanced Scratch – If you have a Scratch account please bring the login details, we are NOT able to keep work between sessions.
  • Typesetting chemistry in LaTeX
  • Discussions around school curriculum and STEM

#STEM #Coding #Electronics #Computing

Please see Contact page for how to get in touch.

Harvard CS50

Harvard CS50 – Free Computer Science University Course

Harvard University's CS50 is one of the most popular beginner computer science courses in the world.

We just released the entire CS50 course–all 25 hours–on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel.

Seven myths of being a female engineer

There is a mountain of myths surrounding the engineering profession – particularly the role of women within the industry. You can read the Open Learn article here