Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 55th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. Our Mission is “To Promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated societies in Quad City Region and To Encourage and support students to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related fields”. We are actively seeking new society members as well as additional corporate sponsors and donors to help support our mission. There is no fee to join.

We annually sponsor, promote and support events such as our QCESC Annual Banquet that recognizes STEM professionals and educators as well as awards scholarships to high school seniors, Society Reception for local Technical Society members, STEM Educator Night Outs, and Golf Classic Fundraiser. We also provides organization, judges and volunteers for the local STEM* activities for area Youth including: Bridge Building Day Camp and Battle of the Bridges competition, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kickoff & Qualifiers, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff & League Meets/Tournaments, QC Tech Challenge, Kids Engineering Camp, Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest, Cardboard Boat Race, Solar Car Workshop and more!

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CornCon

Registration is still open for CornCon, Kids Hacker Camp and Adult Cyber Security Symposium!

It's the last day before CornCon. Register your kid now to win this awesome door prize. One kid wins an awesome R2D2 Droid science kit to build and customize their own robot!

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2 weeks ago
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We are looking for 10+ volunteers with no experience required supporting Saturday, Sept 9 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics kickoff at John Deere World Headquarters (7:45 AM - Noon). Please consider ... See more

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3 weeks ago
LEGO releases drone video showing its BIG-designed venue

https://www.designboom.com/architecture/lego-house-drone-video-bjarke-ingels-group-big-museum-billund-denmark-08-28-2017/

LEGO has released a drone video showing its bjarke ingels-designed institution, which is set to open this autumn, from the air.

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3 weeks ago
FIRST

Details on the FIRST LEGO League HYDRO DYNAMICS Challenge are now available.

Further information on the September 23 Quad Cities FIRST LEGO League Kickoff at the Putnam Museum & Science Center ... See more

Ready...set...flow! The FIRST LEGO League HYDRO DYNAMICS Challenge is live. Have a great season!

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3 weeks ago
National Robotics Week

Mark your calendars - the 4th annual QCESC Robotics Showcase is planned for April 7, 2018 at the Putnam Musuem & Science Center. Here is a link to pictures from the 2017 ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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One of my fondest memories as past-President of the QCESC was when I introduced the scholarship winners during the 2012 QCESC Banquet at the Waterfront Convention Center – Bettendorf (the QCESC’s ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Challenge | FIRST LEGO League

Get ready to get wet! the 2017 FLL Challenge is...

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3 weeks ago
How 3 Teachers Who Knew Nothing About Robotics Started a FIRST Program

Nice article on teachers with no previous experience being able to start and support FIRST LEGO League teams at their school. There is still plenty of time to start a new team for the 2017-2018 ... See more

The following article was originally published on We Are Teachers. When Maureen Reilly, fourth-grade teacher at PS 261 in Brooklyn, NY, decided to co-lead a FIRST® LEGO® League team at her school, ... See more

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