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Team ExxonMobil Launches at Scotlandville!

Team ExxonMobil Launches at Scotlandville!

April 4, 2016 Baton Rouge, LA - Team ExxonMobil launched their mentor session at Scontlandville Middle! The team will be leading a lesson on engineering bioplastics at the pre-engineering academy. Their first lesson was to engineer and write a recipe for bouncy balls. The students had a blast and took their first step to creating plastics from everyday materials! 

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4th Annual IT Girls Creative Coding Day

Last week on St. Patrick’s Day, seventy girls representing middle schools all over town were lucky enough to attend the fourth annual IT-Girls Creative Computing event.  Sponsored by Louisiana Women in Technology and supported by STEMup Baton Rouge and the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System, the goal of the program is to introduce girls to the field of information technology by exploring programming tools like Scratch and JavaScript (p5.js).  In addition to the fun coding challenges that included game and web design products, the girls were also exposed to over 30 volunteers representing either IT companies or career fields.  Big thanks goes out to key sponsors who included Louisiana Tech Park, Geocent, Sparkhound, General Informatics, New Aperio, NexusLA, Giraphics, K&J Home Services and the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System.  We also wish to thank Costco, Bet-R and Whole Foods who supplied snacks for the day.