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.

2018 Schedule

 

January 13, 2018: Snap

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

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January 20, 2018: Java – Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part workshop to do a deeper dive into JavaScript programming. This workshop is for students looking for something beyond blocky programs and wanting to move to a more “real” computer language.

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January 27, 2018: Java – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part workshop to do a deeper dive into JavaScript programming. This workshop is for students looking for something beyond blocky programs and wanting to move to a more “real” computer language.

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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.

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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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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).

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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 – JavaScript Part 1 of 1

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cyber Saturday – JavaScript Part 2 of 2

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cyber Saturday – Raspberry Pi

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Cyber Saturdays

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