Middletown, VA
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Mar 16, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
Cyber Girls will meet 10 times during the program with the goal of teaching middle school girls the importance of inclusion of security principles in all areas of computer science. Participants will learn secure coding, network administration, database safety, secure website design, and information security.
Provided by Rachel and Lord Fairfax Community College

Program Dates & Times

All sessions are held from 9 am to 12 pm

Session 1: March 16, 2019

Session 2: March 17, 2019

Session 3: March 23, 2019

Session 4: March 30, 2019

Session 5: April 6, 2019

Session 6: April 13, 2019

Session 7: April 27, 2019

Session 8: May 18, 2019

Session 9: May 25, 2019

Session 10: June 1, 2019

*Weather Make-Up Date: June 15, 2019

*Additional dates may be added to ensure maximum learning for participants.

Grade(s)

6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade

Cost

Free

More About the Program

Topics Covered in Cyber Girls:

  • Secure Programming
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • Binary & Hexadecimal
  • Social Engineering - Presentation by BACA
  • Cyber Safety - Presentation by Safe Surfin' Foundation
  • Ciphers
  • Python Programming
  • Digital Forensics
  • Steganography
  • Robotics
  • Software Design Process

Cyber Girls Curriculum:

  • Cyber Seek
  • Alice
  • App Inventor
  • Ardunio
  • CS Unplugged
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Makey Makey
  • Micro-Bit
  • Ciphers: Confederate Army Cipher, Pigpen Cipher, Mexican Army Cipher, Ring Decoders, & Antique Ciphers
  • Programming Languages: Python, Scratch, Snap, Java, C++
  • Robots: Meccanos, Ozobots, Sphero 2.0s, Darksides, Ollies, Finch Bots, & LEGO NXTs

Learning Goals:

  1. Understand the definition of cyber
  2. Be able to explain the different areas within cybersecurity
  3. Be able to explain the importance of security concepts when developing new technology
  4. Be able to create secure applications & websites
  5. Be able to solve & identify simple ciphers
  6. Be able to program complex ciphers with Python

The camp has been made possible by funding from the NCWIT AspireIT Program & LFCC.


For more information, contact Rachel.

Schedule

3/16/2019: Welcome, Social Issues, EzChildID, Ciphers, & Cyber Seek

3/17/2019: Fundamentals of Cybersecurity & Ciphers Continued

3/23/2019: Binary, Hexadecimal, Scratch Programming, & Google CS First

3/30/2019: Safe Surfin' Foundation Cyber Safety Presentation, BACA Social Engineering Presentation, & Finch Robots

4/6/2019: Software Design Process, Meccano Robots, Ozobot Robots, & LEGO NXT Robots

4/13/2019: Python Programming, Website Design, App Inventor, & Social Issue

4/27/2019: Sphero 2.0 Robots, Darkside Robots, Ollie Robots, & C++ Programming

5/18/2019: Digital Forensics & Steganography

5/25/2019: Alice, Java Programming, & Social Issue

6/1/2019: Wrap Up & Participant Show Case

Register for Program Session: Cyber Girls March 2019 !

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