Electric Girls offers Saturday programs in the fall and spring, with focuses on electronics, arduino, coding, web design, or robotics. Stay tuned to sign up for this fall's offerings!
Electric Girls is proud to offer flexible after-school programs to schools in the greater New Orleans area (ages 5-14) in electronics, advanced electronics, and computer programming. Interested in starting an Electric Girls after-school program at your school? Email our director of programs, Cia Blackstock, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
2017-2018 SCHOOL PARTNERS:
Audubon Charter Upper Campus
Audubon Charter Lower Campus
Lycee Francais Patton Campus
Lycee Francais Johnson Campus
Good Shepherd School
Andrew Wilson Charter School
International School of Louisiana
Kipp Central City Primary
Islamic School of Greater New Orleans
Esperanza Charter School
Recommended Resources and Products
At Electric Girls various programs, we use several tech products and tools that are interactive, informative, and most importantly, fun! These are some of our favorite products and tools that introduce and inspire our girls to become the next generation of leaders in tech.
Makey Makey started out as a project that was initiated by two students at MIT Media Lab under the advisor ship of Mitch Resnick and is an academic and artistic project. It allows you to control keyboard messages using every-day, conductive objects! You can purchase your very own Makey Makey kit here.
Elenco®s Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics easy and fun! Just follow the colorful pictures in our manual and build exciting projects, such as FM radios, digital voice recorders, AM radios, burglar alarms, doorbells, and much more! You can even play electronic games with your friends. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease. Enjoy hours of educational fun while learning about electronics. No tools required. Uses AA batteries. You can purchase your very own Snap Circuit kit here.
Hakko Soldering Irons and Accessories
Soldering is an empowering and vital skill to obtain in the world of electronics. Our girls feel accomplished and proud when they use Hakko's products. They're safe and simple! For over 60 years, Hakko has been producing superior quality soldering and desoldering tools, hot air rework stations, smoke and fume extraction systems, and a wide assortment of accessories and related equipment for the electronics, industrial and hobby industries. Get your very own Hakko products here.