STEM STUDENTS MENTORED BY HIPSCIENCE

Students get hands-on experience with new Mantis Climate Sensor at Microsoft’s ‘Youthspark Live’ Event. Students took advantage of HipScience climate sensor’s open platform to code and chart climate variables using MS Surface Tablets.

HipScience organization spent a Saturday with STEM students at the Microsoft YouthSpark Hack4Innovation event on February 27th, 2016 at HISD’s Chavez High School. This event was designed to bring together sponsor Microsoft, a host of partners, and more than 1000 students to participate in various interactive STEM activities from game and app coding to Robotics, and Engineering challenges. The HipScience activities were focused on exposing the kids to higher level programming concepts using SCRATCH, explaining connected devices and IOT, and relating how they can leverage the Cloud to solve problems