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Full Head of S.T.E.A.M.: Connection Offers Workshops Throughout May

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Connection for Women and Families' S.T.E.A.M. workshops continue on  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays throughoput the month of May. The sessions are designed to use science, technology, engineering, art and math to make learning fun. Each workshop is offered for ages 4-6 and 7-12 to challenge children’s minds with age appropriate activities.

In the “Dissecting and Constructing Code” workshop, students will be enticed by binary code and then harness their mastery of ASCII encoding to make encrypted art. Mazes, magnets, and “secret” spy languages will further satisfy the students’ coding curiosity and reinforce their inquisitive approach to the technological world around them.

“Dissecting and Constructing Code” will be held on May 14 from 9:45 – 10: 45 a.m. for 4-6 year olds.  The workshop is also held on Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 14 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for 7-12 year olds.

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In the “Boosting Brain Activity” workshop, logic puzzles and brain teasers are used to offer unique challenges and to stimulate children’s minds!  In addition to the emotional satisfaction and sense of accomplishment from discovering a solution, the students will enhance their memory and processing speed, and improve their concentration skills.

“Boosting Brain Activity” is held on Monday, May 16 from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.  and Saturday, May 21 from 9:45 – 10: 45 a.m. for ages 4-6. The workshop is also held on Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for ages 7-12.

Each workshop is $20 for Connection Members and $25 for non-members. To register, stop by 79 Maple Street or call 908-273-4242.

For information about upcoming workshops at The Connection, visit ConnectionOnline.org.

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