Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Sneak-Peek From Brand-New "The HALO Effect" Episode "Hello World", Premiering 5/20 On Nickelodeon USA

To celebrate Nickelodeon USA premiering the next brand-new episode of The HALO Effect, "Hello World", honoring Christina Li, a extraordinary teen from Detroit who uses her passion for technology to increase female participation in the field of computer science, on Friday 20th May 2016 at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT), Nick USA has unveiled a super sneak peek preview from the all-new episode, which you can watch in the fantastic online streaming video clip here on Nick.com!

The brand-new The HALO Effect episode "Hello World" (#109) will follow Li as she organizes and instructs a computer science camp for middle school girls in her Michigan school district. In Nickelodeon's super sneak-peek, "Time to Code", viewers can find out more about this months The HALO Effect champion, Christina Li, and her organization, "Hello World"!

In each episode of The HALO Effect, the profiled teen will issue a "HALO Effect Challenge," a call-to-action encouraging inspired viewers to participate in their cause and join the HALO movement. As part of Li's "HALO Effect Challenge," she is encouraging everyone to post a photo of their best emoji face or share a screenshot of them completing three levels of a coding game using #HALOEffectChallenge. For more information on Li and her challenge, viewers can visit www.nick.com/haloeffect.

Continuing its commitment to build awareness around STEM education and coding with kids, Nickelodeon is working with organizations like Girls Who Code, Code.org, MIT Scratch and Afterschool Alliance. Along with the coding-themed HALO Effect premiere, the network is supporting its efforts with a brand-new hour-long episode of Game Shakers “Revenge @ Tech Fest,” airing Saturday, May 21, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. Produced in partnership with Girls Who Code, the Game Shakers enlist the help of Girls Who Code to defeat a mysterious creature seeking vengeance at Tech Fest. The special features two members of an LA-based Girls Who Code club as extras. Additionally, Nickelodeon is launching a new game, “Code a Character,” (May 16) on Nick.com/code, a new site where kids can play Nickelodeon-themed coding games and learn more about the importance of computer science.
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