Competitions are great motivators and a fantastic way for students to learn and share!
Sandbox mentors students for various comeptitions in Robotics and Video Game Design.
Purpose: Sandbox uses its expertise in STEM to motivate and support Boy Scouts to explore STEM, and offer Workshops for various STEM-related Merit Badges. Workshop Structure: 2-4 Hr Workshop for Scouts onsite or at Sandbox Studio in Thousand Oaks. Sandbox Instructors give a presentation on a Merit Badge at a Troop Meeting, and give them Cyber Chips. After that they invite the Troop for Merit Badge Workshop, and after reviewing completion of corresponding Merit Badge requirements, Merit Badges are awarded. Course Options: Sandbox Offers Merit Badge Workshops in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Students may sign-up for any of the Merit Badge Workshops: - Computers - Electronics - Engineering - Game Design - Robotics Course Overview: Sandbox Instructors who are authorized Merit Badge Counselors for Boy Scouts of America offer Merit Badge Workshops for all Units. Counselors review Boy's work, train, assign and evaluate to ascertain appropriate skills are demonstrated.