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Diaminds® is a mind-sport of creative problem solving. It involves:
- The pressure of time
- A real world problem
- A prize that is offered to the individual or group that finds the best potential solution to the challenge
Diaminds® Events are engaging, hands-on events, uniquely designed to encourage creative thought, competition, and fun. Presenters provide information on brainstorming, design thinking, brain health, imagination, play, design, etc. Stormcells provides refreshments and prizes, and a charity offers a challenge for participants to solve in the Diaminds® prize-backed challenge.
Upcoming Diaminds® Events
Spring Teen Think Tank
The Spring Teen Think Tank is a three-month program for high school students , which takes place weekly, on Saturdays, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm.
The dates are:
- March 6, 13, 20, 27
- April 3, 17, 24
- May 1, 8, 15, 22
The Teen Think Tank is a fun way for students to learn creativity and critical thinking through real-world situations and service opportunities.
Students will be guided through a hands-on version of the Khan Academy, Imagineering in a Box. Students will create their own theme park based on their favorite story. They will including buildings, rides, landscape, and the overall story. This engaging activity provides the foundation for innovative thinking, creative problem-solving, and imagination.
Students will use the creative problem-solving skills and imaginative thought used in month 1 to provide creative solutions to a challenge offered by a local charity.
Students will participate in direct service opportunities with the charity that offered the challenge in month 2.
COVID-19 Safety Precautions
To ensure your safety, the following protocols will be in place during Teen Tank meetings.
- Social distancing of 6 feet
- Masks worn at all times
- Hand washing and hand sanitizer will be available
Example Diaminds® Challenge
Charity: Family Nurturing Center
Cause: Child abuse awareness resources and services to the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area.
Challenge: A common challenge is to spread the word of a topic that no one wants to hear or know about. How you get the community talking about something they only want to avoid?
(This challenge was offered to the 2019 Women's Think Tank)
Example Diaminds® Event Agenda