|Let go Your Mind Summer STEM Program|
WHO: Open to Boys and Girls, ages 6-8 and 9-13; Space is limited
TIME: 9:00AM to 3:00PM, Monday thru Friday
WHEN: August 16 thru August 20, 2021
WHERE: St. Patrick's Parish Center
COST: $355.00 each participant
Extended Care is available for an add'l fee / hours available 7:45AM-8:45AM = $5.00 and 3:00PM-4:30PM = $15.00, paid to instructor daily.
NOTE: Extended Care NOT offered on Friday 8/20
Please Bring lunch and drinks
LEGO Robotics Creations and Stop Motion Animation: Ages 6 to 8
Travel through biomes and learn how to create, build, and modify motorized LEGO brick machines and robots! Staff will discuss key engineering and physics concepts and how they relate to the builds before LEGO creations. Students will build using axles, gears, battery packs and motors following Power Point presentations. Children will code their LEGO builds using a drag-and-drop based interface using Bluetooth technology and will have the opportunity to produce their own LEGO stop motion animation. They will build their own movie sets and devise their own plot, with MEGO mini figures and other LEGO bricks, using professional stop-motion animation software.
Battlebots, Stop-Motion Animation and Code Minecraft, Ages 9-13
The EV3 Intelligent Brick will be used to build bots that can help defeat the Enderman! Students learn how to build and code EV3 robots using LEGO MINDSTORM. Each student will apply STEM-based principles and build several versions of EV3 bots to battle villain bots and peers. Students learn programming and use problem solving skills to help them solve challenges for the EV3 bot. They will build mazes using Minecraft that are filled with traps and defenses to protect them.They learn how to sue code and command blocks/redstone to create traps and cool defenses. Children will produce their own LEGO stop motion animation. They will build their own movie sets and devise their own plot with LEGO mini figures and other LEGO bricks, using professional stop-motion animation software.
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