Birmingham, AL
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Jun 15, 2021 - Jul 15, 2021
Participants will learn C++ coding through building circuits with Arduino, as well 3D design, Scratch coding, and Game Design. This will be a hybrid virtual and hands-on learning experience. All sessions will be through Zoom and some programs will be hands-on with materials sent to participants' house.
Provided by Katelyn and Birmingham Public Library Central

Program Dates & Times

All dates will be from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. This is Central Standard Time because we are operating in Alabama. 

6/15/21

6/17/21

6/22/21

6/24/21

7/6/21

7/8/21

7/13/21

7/15/21

 

Grade(s)

6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade

Cost

Free

More About the Program

The program will be conducted online at this time. Kits will either be mailed to your address directly or you can choose to pick them up at a Birmingham Public Library location. No kits will be sent nor will your child be able to participate until the waiver has been completed. Please fill out the following Google Form to indicate how you would like to receive your kit: https://forms.gle/XeZAYrrXnWKuEkyY7

All participants will need the following:

  • Access to an email account (Google recommended, but not required) 

  • Access to Zoom 

  • Tinkercad account 

  • Arduino IDE Web Editor account (Personal account recommended, but not required) 

  • Access to a Laptop (Some activities can be accessed with phone or tablet, but others, like the electrical circuits, cannot) 

  • Arduino Kits (Provided by the Library) 

Some of the accounts may require parental permission to create if younger than a certain age.  


For more information, contact Katelyn.

Schedule

Meeting 1: Blinking LED and Traffic Lights with Tinkercad, CS First and Women's Role Discussion

Meeting 2: Communication Discussion, Fake News and Scams Activities, Draw Like a Robot

Meeting 3: Morse Code, Secret Codes, and Secure Passwords

Meeting 4: Game Design Part 1

Meeting 5: Game Design Part 2

Meeting 6: Simon Says

Meeting 7: Design Thinking and Design Activities

Meeting 8: 3D Printing 

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