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Chattanooga Engineers Club

Contact: Jack Wagner
Address: 2038 Haven Crest Dr.
Chattanooga, TN, 37421, USA

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The Chattanooga Engineers Club  sponsors a Science andEngineering Fair for 6th grade through 12th grade students. The goal isto inspire the area’s youth to become scientists and engineers.

Target: Elementary and high schools tudents of either gender
Timeframe: Annual
Memo: Recently held its 53rd Annual Chattanooga Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

DEKA—FIRSTContact: Dean Kamen
Address: 200 Bedford St.
Manchester, NH, 03101, USA

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Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, founded FIRST (ForInspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 toinspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people.FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence,knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursueopportunities in science, technology, and engineering.  With thesupport of many of the world’s most well-known companies, thenon-profit organization hosts the FIRST Robotics Competition for highschool students and the FIRST LEGO League for children 9-14 years old.

Target: High school students of either gender
Timeframe: Annual

 
Harvard Club of South Africa
Pretoria, Gauteng, 0116, South Africa
 

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The Harvard Club of South Africa is a registered section 21 company andits main aim is the preserve the heritage of the Harvard or T-6 Texanaircraft as part of South Africa’s aviation heritage for as long aseconomically viable. As part of the Club’s “aviation-awarness program,”we teach any willing youngsters the basics of flight, aircraftfmaintenance, general apro procedures and aircraft marshalling.

Target: High school and college students of either gender
Timeframe: Ongoing
Memo: People from all genders, races, and age groups are welcome. TheClub also has an open day the first Saturday of every month.

IHS
Contact:  Tim Stack
Address1: 15 Inverness Way East
Englewood, CO 80110-5776, USA

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IHS is a proud sponsor of ColoradoFIRST, a youth-focused science andtechnology program that promotes teamwork and cultivates the technicalaptitude of future engineers.

Target: High school students of either gender
Timeframe: Annual

Memo: The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science andTechnology) Robotics Competition is a program that challenges highschool students—working with professional and university mentors—todesign and build a robot to contend in competitions that measure theeffectiveness of each robot, the power of collaboration and thedetermination of students.  Teams in the Colorado Regional FIRSTRobotics Competition vie for regional awards and a spot at theFIRST Championship. The competition is part of FIRST, a non-profitorganization dedicated to inspire young people’s interest andparticipation in science and technology. To learn more about FIRST, click here.

 

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