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Creative Computing Club: Moving Micro:bots (Ages 9-12)

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get coding and making on a Saturday at our monthly programming club at the Science Oxford Centre

One day robots or AI could rule the world! But right now they need a little help from us to do their jobs. Using a BBC micro:bit and Python, make robot buggies smarter by programming ultrasonic distance sensors to avoid obstacles when on the move. Who’s micro:bot can take a road trip and navigate the challenging terrain without getting stuck?

Suitable for ages 9-12

All Saturday Club sessions must be accompanied by an adult. These family workshops are designed for you and your child to learn from each other and work together while trying out new things.

What is included in your ticket:

90 minute club session for one child and accompanying adult

Access to:

– Access to the woodland and outdoor areas from 10am–5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

– Parking (limited availability)

What is NOT included:

Access to the Exploration Zone

Event Details

Emira’s Kitchen café is open from 10am-4pm. Families are welcome to bring picnics and snacks to eat at our lunch tables.

Additional Support

If you are attending a club and require a carer ticket, please get in touch to discuss how best we can support yourself or your child to access the activities. Please contact us for more information at events@scienceoxford.com.

Sessions:

10am – 11.30am

12.30pm – 2.00pm

£10 per club ticket (includes booking fee)

Our fun sessions reflect real world scenarios as coders bring their projects to life with the latest tech gadgets, programming in a variety of languages depending on the session. We encourage creativity and self-led learning with themed projects, and practice patience and problem-solving skills in learning to debug computer code. Suitable for: beginners or advanced.

Science Oxford Centre visiting information and FAQs please visit here.

For information on our refund policy and event terms and conditions visit here.

Contact events@scienceoxford.com or call 01865 810000

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-computing-club-moving-microbots-ages-9-12-tickets-807901333637

Venue

Science Oxford Centre
Quarry Road
Headington, England OX3 8SB United Kingdom
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Organiser

Science Oxford
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