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Sold OutCadette Robotics Badge 1

  • April 13, 2021, CDT
    6:30 pm CDT - 7:20 pm CDT
  • April 20, 2021, CDT
    6:30 pm CDT - 7:20 pm CDT
Tuition: $20
Two 50-Minute Workshops
Online via Zoom
We’ll complete the requirements for badge 1 of this series. In our first meeting, well wire a circuit to complete a pressure sensor, explore the sensors on your phone with a free app called Arduino Science Journal, and explore how and why robots are used for many jobs, and touch on what an algorithm is and generate some to to everyday tasks.
In our second session, you’ll program a virtual robot using Scratch. Scratch is a
program developed at MIT to introduce students ages 8-16 to programming. Students will need to sign up for a few Scratch account before class so they can save their progress.
This will complete the requirements for the badge.  The badge is not included.
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UpcomingCoding with Scratch (experience required)-Ages 8-10

  • April 15, 2021, CDT
    10:00 am CDT - 10:45 am CDT
  • April 22, 2021, CDT
    10:00 am CDT - 10:45 am CDT
  • April 29, 2021, CDT
    10:00 am CDT - 10:45 am CDT
Tuition: $30 for four 45-minute sessions. (per family) Maximum of 8 families
Ages 10-14
Past Scratch experience required.  Students will be creating a variety of programs that that allow them to explore more advanced concepts in Scratch and solidify their knowledge of the basics.
A friendly atmosphere with lots of sharing of ideas is encouraged in class. Students are encouraged to ask questions (and often answer each others questions) and to talk together. We plan to continue offering this class on Thursdays at 10:00 in coming months.
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UpcomingCoding with Scratch (experience required)-Ages 10-14

  • April 15, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:45 pm CDT
  • April 22, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:45 pm CDT
  • April 29, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:45 pm CDT
  • May 6, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:45 pm CDT
Tuition: $30 for four 45-minute sessions. (per family) Maximum of 8 families
Ages 10-14
Past Scratch experience required.  Students will be creating a variety of programs that that allow them to explore more advanced concepts in Scratch and solidify their knowledge of the basics.
A friendly atmosphere with lots of sharing of ideas is encouraged in class. Students are encouraged to ask questions (and often answer each others questions) and to talk together. We plan to continue offering this class on Thursdays at 1:00 in coming months.
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Coding in Scratch-Experience Required $30.00 (USD)  

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UpcomingBrownie Coding for Good: Badge 2 Game Design

  • April 15, 2021, CDT
    4:00 pm CDT - 4:45 pm CDT
Join us for this online, live class! LabSpace limits the size of this workshop to 10. We encourage interaction during the workshop and this small size gives everyone the opportunity to share their ideas and projects.
Design your own video game in Scratch, Jr. Badge 1 is a prerequisite for this workshop. We’ll continue our exploration into coding and learn some new techniques and how to apply them to video game design. This is a continuation of the learning in Badge 1, so please take that workshop first.
Tuition: $6, scholarships available, please ask
Supplies: Please download Scratch, Jr to a phone or tablet, we’ll use this for exploring coding.
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Brownie Coding for Good Badge 2 $6.00 (USD)  

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UpcomingBrownie Mechanical Engineering: Badge 1 Leap Bot

  • April 15, 2021, CDT
    6:00 pm CDT - 6:45 pm CDT

Tuition: $6

Ready to learn some new engineering skills? We’ll be making contraptions that leap into the air as we explore the engineering design process.
Materials Needed:
Recycled cardboard of various thicknesses, rubber bands, duct or masking tape and items for decoration. If you have a toy or device that uses springs, bring it for show and tell!
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Brownie Leap Bot $6.00 (USD)  

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UpcomingGame Design-Intro Level

  • Game Design-Intro Level
    April 16, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 2:00 pm CDT
  • Game Design-Intro Level
    April 23, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 2:00 pm CDT
  • Game Design-Intro Level
    April 30, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 2:00 pm CDT
Intro Level: We’ll be programming a “Pong” style game. We’ll cover basic game making techniques, collisions, movements, creation of objects and inserting objects. You’ll be creating a 2D game that you can play and share with others.
LabSpace Game Design classes are live, online. We limit the class size to 8 students to allow plenty of time for asking questions and sharing ideas.
This class will meet via Zoom. An invitation will be sent out a couple of days before class starts.
MultiMedia Fusion 2.5 will be our game design program. We’ll be using the free, trial version. Here is a download link: https://www.clickteam.com/clickteam-fusion-2-5.
Please have your software downloaded before class. We’re happy to help if you need it, just let us know.
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UpcomingDaisy Coding for Good Badge 1

  • April 16, 2021, CDT
    4:30 pm CDT - 5:15 pm CDT

This is a live, online event with a limit of 9 per class.

30 minute workshop

Tuition: $6
Learn about coding as you program a cat to follow directions in a cool programming language called Scratch, Jr. Scratch, Jr is a fun language available free online and was developed for children ages 5-7. You can read more about it here: https://www.scratchjr.org/
Before we meet, download Scratch, Jr to a tablet, iPad or Android phone. It will not work on iPhones. It would be good to have 1 device for Zoom and one for Scratch, Jr. That way, you’ll be able to see the teacher’s screen and follow along.
We will complete the requirements for Badge 1 at this workshop.
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Daisy Coding for Good Badge 1 $6.00 (USD)  

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UpcomingBrownie Coding for Good: Badge 2 Game Design

  • April 17, 2021, CDT
    10:00 am CDT - 10:45 am CDT
Join us for this online, live class! LabSpace limits the size of this workshop to 10. We encourage interaction during the workshop and this small size gives everyone the opportunity to share their ideas and projects.
Design your own video game in Scratch, Jr. Badge 1 is a prerequisite for this workshop. We’ll continue our exploration into coding and learn some new techniques and how to apply them to video game design. This is a continuation of the learning in Badge 1, so please take that workshop first.
Tuition: $6, scholarships available, please ask
Supplies: Please download Scratch, Jr to a phone or tablet, we’ll use this for exploring coding.
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Brownie Coding for Good Badge 2 $6.00 (USD)  
Admin $0.00 (USD)  

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UpcomingElementary Art-April

  • April 19, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:30 pm CDT
  • April 26, 2021, CDT
    1:00 pm CDT - 1:30 pm CDT
Join artist and children’s illustrator, Amy Greenbank, for a series of her popular art classes. This series is for ages 6+. Miss Amy is a  children’s illustrator, former art teacher and a homeschool mom. Her classes are always fun with lots of individuality in each student’s project. The atmosphere for class is friendly and encouraging.
April’s art concepts
Class 1: Space
Class 2: Texture
Class 3: Space and Line
Class 4: Shape
Supplies:
Class 1
white paper, ruler, pencil w/eraser, colored pencils
Class 2
watercolor paper, watercolors, paintbrush, water, rag/paper towel,  pencil w/eraser, white crayon
Class 3
watercolor paper, pencil w/eraser, watercolors, black crayon
Class 4
Construction paper in a variety of colors, scissors, glue opr glue stick, pencil
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