Microsoft’s DigiGirlz Day 2022 #DigiGirlz #Microsoft
Microsoft has an upcoming free virtual program available in the US open to young minds from grade 7-12th from underserved communities. This is an introductory program for young minds who might not have access to tech programs available in certain schools. This year, the virtual experience will be introduce you to Artificial Intelligence and careers in technology.
A DigiGirlz Day is a great way to learn about technology careers, make something fun and see cool technology. Each day is structured around hands-on sessions making games or apps, Q&A with seasoned pros, and an exploration of some of the hottest new tech out today.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.