PreK-12 educators are invited to individually register for workshops at Orlando Science Center in which they will learn skills for leading innovative STEM education. Workshops are offered throughout the spring 2018 semester.

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Spring 2018 Dates & Topics

 

Advanced Makey Makey / Arduino

Saturday, April 7
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (includes lunch break)
$80 per participant

In this session, take an in-depth look at how the Makey Makey and Arduino kits can be used for advanced coding projects, including using the additional ports on the reverse side of the Makey Makey device and circuitry projects with Arduino. Participants are required to bring their own Makey Makey device to this workshop. This workshop will assume participants are already familiar with the basic functions of the Makey Makey device.

 

Introduction to Makey Makey

Saturday, April 21
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$60 per participant

Experience a fun hands-on workshop where you will learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award-winning Makey Makey invention kit. We’ll explore how to teach circuits and conductivity using Makey Makeys and then put our skills to use designing our own inventions. Workshop price includes a Makey Makey device that participants will keep after the conclusion of the workshop.

 

Coding Resources for the Preschool Environment

Saturday, April 21
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$25 per participant

Explore popular computer science/coding toys such as Code-a-Pillar, Bee-Bot, and Dash Robot through hands-on activities and practices, enhancing your knowledge and understanding of how you can incorporate these and other coding toys into your preschool classroom setting.

 

Introduction to 3D Printing

Saturday, June 9
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$25 per participant

Learn the basics of 3D design and see how your students can use this exciting new technology to learn about measurement, geometry, and group design skills.

 

Soldering

Saturday, June 9
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
$55 per participant

Learn the basics of soldering – using molten metal to connect parts of a circuit. This skill has practical applications in circuitry, electronics, and robotics. Workshop price includes materials for the soldering project that participants will keep after the conclusion of the workshop.

 

 

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For more information, please call our Reservations Office at  407.514.2112 or email classes@osc.org.

 

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