Cyber Saturdays

Exciting Technology Activities for Grades 3-12

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.

2017-2018 Schedule

August 12, 2017: Mobile App & Gaming

Students will create mobile and gaming applications by writing text-based code in JavaScript using Bitsbox software. The application can be shared and ran on any computer, tablet, or phone browser.

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September 16, 2017: Robotics

Students will bring robotics projects to life using computer programming and LEGO MINDSTORMS, BoeBot, mBot, or Sphero robots

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October 14, 2017: App Inventor

App Inventor is an innovative beginner’s introduction to programming and app creation that transforms the complex language of text-based coding into visual, drag-and-drop building blocks.

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November 11, 2017: Python

Python is a great introduction to fundamental programming concepts. Python is concise, easy to read, and used for everything from web and software development to scientific applications

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December 9, 2017: Virtual Reality

Students will engage in virtual reality exploration and activities. With Google Expeditions and the Mattel ViewMaster VR Viewer, students will explore virtual trips from around the world, go underwater and to outer space!

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January 13, 2018: Snap

Students will easily develop games with 3D models using a visual, drag-and-drop programming language.

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February 3, 2018: Raspberry Pi

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.

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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

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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!

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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.

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Upcoming Cyber Saturdays Events

Cyber Saturday – Mobile App and Gaming

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cyber Saturday – Robotics

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cyber Saturday – App Inventor

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

K-12 PROGRAMS

Cyber Saturdays

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