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Teen Start-Up: Innovation Games

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Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre

6/65 Tennant Street

Fyshwick, ACT 2609

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Does your child like to come up with ideas? Do they have an active imagination and like to solve problems? The Teen Start-Up Innovation Games is a school holiday program specifically designed to cultivate curious, creative thinkers through games, building activities and design challenges.

The Format:
The program is suitable for students aged 11-14 years.

DAY 1 (MONDAY 15 April):

'Think outside the box'
New, Improve, Combine or Transform - new uses for old objects - Creative Thinking Challenge

'Take your brain for a spin'
A game that challenges you to see possibilities - Idea Generation Challenge

'Angles and engineering'
Build a giant Ping Pong Maze - Critical Thinking Challenge

'What do you meme?'
Which team will reign supreme? Who can make the funniest meme? - Collaboration Challenge

DAY 2 (TUESDAY 16 April):

'The Science of Everyday'
Paper bag STEM Challenge - Design Thinking Challenge

'Snake Oil'
How do we influence and persuade? A game that involves convincing others to 'buy' your made-up product - Communication Challenge

'Tinkerlab'
An upcycling engineering conundrum - Problem Solving Challenge

'Coding Unplugged'
Learn decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction and algorithmic thinking with just a few pieces of lego - Computational Thinking Challenge

In a small group environment (Maximum 12 students), the Innovation Games provides a playful way to:

  • Nurture your child’s curiosity

  • Kindle their desire to explore and invent

  • Foster persistence and the ability to learn from mistakes

  • Develop confidence and initiative

  • Learn to think laterally and find innovative solutions where you least expect them

  • Work in groups and collaborate

  • Enjoy the process of solving problems as much as the result

WHEN:
Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 April 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
(Registration from 8:30am)

WHERE:
Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre
Unit 6, 65 Tennant Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609

COST:
$180.00 (+GST) per student for the two-day program
$160.00 (+ GST) per student for 2 or more children

What to bring?

  • Laptop or tablet (must be able to connect to Wi-Fi – free Wi-Fi available

  • Water bottle, lunch and snacks (no nuts!) each day

For more information, visit https://www.teenstartupcamp.com.au/

To view the terms and conditions, please visit https://www.teenstartupcamp.com.au/about/terms-conditions.html

Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible.




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