‘Think IT’ STEM Event at IBM

‘Think IT’ STEM Event at IBMTh‘Think IT’ STEM Event at IBMis event took place over two days giving a group of girls in Year 9 the opportunity to participate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. They worked in teams with other schools. On the first day they were given a scenario and went through the processes to develop and target an app using storyboard and ‘ideation’ techniques to design and promote the app. On the second day the teams worked on coding to enable people to donate money to support their app via Twitter accounts. In between they also solved a murder mystery using decoding and completed workshop aimed at showing various opportunities and career pathways. Finally, the teams set up and ran a stall at an expo. to market their app to IBM employees who then commented on their favourite app.