Related Link: TCIPG World of Power
TCIPG Education presents the World of Power, where students explore electricity generation and distribution. Gamers can explore a world with independent lessons and learn about the power grid. The TCIPG World of Power is now available for download for MinecraftEdu users.
For more information about how to download the World of Power for Minecraft or MinecraftEdu, visit the TCIPG Minecraft downloads page.
Related Link: Champaign Park District
The Champaign Park District has enlisted the TCIPG/MSTE team to lead a Girls Explore Technology class for their Girls Explore summer camp. During this week long class taking place from Monday, July 27th through Friday, July 30th, girls from 4th-7th grades are taught how to use copper tape, conductive thread, LEDs, and Adafruit's Gemma to make projects that light up! For more information, visit the Champaign Park District Summer Day Camps webpage.
Related Link: Science at the Market
Brendan McDonnell and Lizzie Diamond will be joining the crowds early this Saturday, August 1st, at the Urbana's Market at the Square for TCIPG Education's week with Science at the Market.
Spend Saturday morning with the TCIPG team playing with LEDs and copper tape, trying out our prototype of an electrical engineering toy, and discussing Minecraft.
Related Link: Department of Physics Science at the Market
For another year, the University of Illinois Department of Physics is bringing "Science at the Market" on selected Saturday mornings to Urbana's Market at the Square. Various U of I and other experts will be on hand each week with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' disciplines.
After graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and moving back to the Kankakee area, Gabby Sorich reached out to the CUVolunteer.org creators to discuss collaborating on a new volunteer site specific to Kankakee County.
The resulting Kankakee Volunteer website is now live!
Read the full story on The Daily Journal's article, "Local U of I alumna brings volunteer database to Kankakee County."