SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018

11 AM - 4 PM

HCC - West Loop 

5601 West Loop South Freeway, Houston, TX 77081

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2017 Techpak Video Recap from our Presenting Sponsor 

Internet Essentials from Comcast

What is techpak?

Techpak is a free STEM activity day sponsored by Internet Essentials from Comcast. This is an event for 600 students in K – 12th grade.

This will give students the opportunity to participate in a free STEM hands on experience with the chance to interact with professionals in various STEM fields.

Students will participate in techpak activities based on their grade levels:

 

K – 5th grade: The Bear Cubs

  • Drones

  • Lego Engineering

  • Measuring Earthquake & Building your own Seismograph

 

6th - 8th grade: The Lion Pak

  • HCC - Coding - Swift Playground

  • Lego Robotics

  • Robotic Hands

  • Virtual Reality

 

9th - 12th grade: The Wolf Pak

  • A Taste of Tech - Career Test Drives

  • Drone Operations - Sky's The Limit

  • Comcast - Day in the Life Of A Techie

  • Cyber Security

  • Information Science: Geographic Information System (GIS)

 

Program includes:

  • Free Lunch & snacks

  • Hands on activities

  • T-shirts & Giveaways

 

For Parents ~ You are our VIP guests (Very Important Parents) and you will learn about:

  • Comcast Internet Essentials

  • HCC Certification and Degree Opportunities

  • Panel Discussion with Techies - the family support required and educational journey as students seek their degree

 

Partners:

  • BridgeYear

  • Comp-U-Dopt

  • Houston Community College (HCC)

  • HCC Southwest College | HCC Center of Excellence for Digital Information and Technology | HCC Office of Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Houston Hispanic Forum

  • Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE)

  • UH - Cullen College of Engineering

  • Webtropolis

 

*Childcare will be provided for children 4 and under*

 

* WAIVER LINKS *

Waiver & Release of Liability

Photo Release Form

SPEAKERS

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PANELISTS

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