Saturday Mornings for Young Technologists
One Saturday morning each month, students in grades 3 through 12 experience fun, hands-on cyber projects! Each Saturday features a different topic, allowing students to explore a wide range of technology. Cyber Saturdays are held 9 am – 12 noon at IT-oLogy.
January 13, 2018: Snap
Students will easily develop games with 3D models using a visual, drag-and-drop programming language.
January 20, 2018: Java – Part 1
January 27, 2018: Java – Part 2
February 3, 2018: Raspberry Pi – Part 1
Students will explore computing and programming in languages like Scratch and Python. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse.
March 10, 2018: Makerspace
Students discover their creative side and spark their imagination by exploring, crafting, hacking and tinkering using electronics, robotics and art materials
March 17, 2018: Raspberry Pi – Part 2
The second in-depth session on Raspberry Pi. More vi commands. Simple grep, sed and regular expressions. The exercises will be writing Bash scripts with increasing complexity (argument processing, conditionals).
April 14, 2018: LilyPad
Students will create wearable e-textile technology utilizing electronics, crafts, sewing and code. LilyPad is designed to have large connecting pads to allow them to be sewn into clothing. They’re even washable!
May 12, 2018: LittleBits
LittleBits consists of tiny circuit-boards with simple, unique functions engineered to snap together with magnets. No soldering, no wiring, no programming, just snap and play.