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STEM Workshop: Adventures with Scratch, LEGO Robotics, Microbit (Y3-6)

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Naremburn Community Centre

7-8 Central Street

Naremburn, NSW 2065

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School Holiday computer science and robotics workshop for Y3-6 kids.
No prior coding experience required.

After 18 months of popular series of workshop for K-2 kids, I decided to offer a new workshop for older girls and boys (ages: 8- 12 years) to deepen their STEM skills through more advanced programming and hands-on robotics. Please contact me if your child is younger than 8 but keen to attend.

Each child will learn to design and code a project using Scratch application, including solving some basic but fun math challenges. Parents will be surprised at the level of creativity from kids who might never have "coded" before.

As before the second part of the workshop is a hand on the session of building, programming and playing with an Educational only kit from LEGO called WeDo 2.0 plus new this year Microbit (http://microbit.org)

Kids will use iPad (ScratchJr) or browser (Scratch) based software, smart hub, motor and 2 sensors to build a motorized model to support their school or home project. Children will program a sequence of steps and decisions to solve real-world problems.

Note: kids are encouraged to bring their own iPad, laptop or Chromebook. Please let me know if you are unable to provide the equipment so I can help you arrange the alternative.





This program is presented by passionate parent and child educator as a result of parents and friends requests for an extension to the school term teaching at the local North Sydney Primary School.

The workshop will be run in a modern and spacious room at the Naremburn Community Centre (normally part of Library). Every day, the students will need to bring their own morning tea, lunch, and water. During the lunch break, kids can recharge in the enclosed playground at the venue, see picture below.


Naremburn Library - Playground


FAQs

Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The curriculum is specially designed for grade Y3-6 kids. If you have 7-8yo who you would think will enjoy the session please reach out to me beforehand.

Do I need to bring my own Laptop?
Coding
: I recommend to bring your own device (Laptop or Chromebook) for Scratch coding session. It will allow children to continue and build upon their projects at home. However, if you don't have one please contact me and I try to provide a loan device for your child
Robotics: All equipment, iPads and bricks, to run LEGO robotics will be provided.

How large is the group size for each workshop?
The size of the workshop group is limited to 18 kids. There will be a maximum 1:10 ratio of adult to children.
Coding: children will be encouraged to work in teams of two as it has been proven it helps them to be more creative and stimulate each other.
Robotics: Groups of two to three will work with one robotic kit.

Does my child get to keep their project or creation from the workshop?
Any Scratch coding projects created on personal iPads/laptops are yours to keep (see above).
All robotics materials and equipment used in the workshop belong to Koding Kids and must be returned at the end of the workshop.

Do parents stay for the workshop?
Parents are welcome to stay for the duration of the workshop but we might be limited by space and enrollment numbers. Everyone is invited to the workshop in the last 15 minutes so the kids can show what they have been building/learning at the workshop.

I have more questions about the event
Please use "Contact" link at the bottom of Koding Kids profile section below.

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