Moon Hack 2021

Online activities. Please install the Zoom client.
Ages are suggested but flexible according to ability.
Please sign up to Scratch or Trinket (for Python) to save your work.

Dhinawan in the Sky Story – Beginner 8yrs+
Tuesday 1st June 2021 – 10.30am

Learn about the Gomeroi story of the Dark Emu by building your own animation in Scratch.


Girls only web design – Intermediate 10yrs+
Tuesday 1st June 2021 – 5pm – 7pm

Join the regular Essex Steamettes Girls only Tuesday meeting for some web design.


Nature Returns – Beginners 8yrs+
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 – 10.30am

Fire can be very dangerous. But after a bushfire the plants grow back better than ever.
Make an animation that simulates the fire-regrowth cycle in Scratch.


Home Power Hero – Beginners 9yrs+
Thursday 3rd June 2021 – 10.30am

We use a lot of power in our homes! One of the simplest ways to reduce our energy consumption is to turn off appliances!
You will make a game that uses parallax scrolling in Scratch to help Avery minimise her energy consumption by turning off appliances in her home.


“She Heals” Video premiere – Lily Hunter Green / Essex Steamettes
Thursday 3rd June 2021 – 7pm

See the premiere of She Heals a Sci-Art project.
Details here.


Helping with physical events in Essex
Thursday 3rd June 2021 – 7.30pm

We’ll be doing more in person events shortly and are looking for people to help. Followed by ANSI Art and socialising.
Details here.


Carbon Footprint Calculator – Intermediate 10yrs+
Friday 4th June 2021 – 10.30am

Make a simplified carbon footprint calculator that can help people to understand their personal impact in Python.


STEM Cadets – Advanced 12yrs+
Saturday 5th June 2021 – 10.30am

A new regular online meetup for young people interested in coding, engineering and STEM.
Work on your own projects with help from each other and industry professionals. Opportunity to show your projects and help at Raspberry Jam Tech Festivals and other events.


Scratch Memories of the Thames – Beginners 8yrs+
Sunday 6th June 2021 – 10.30am

A simple storytelling coding activity in Scratch.

Code like a girl – Storyteller – Intermediate 11yrs+
Sunday 6th June 2021 – 2pm-4pm

Girls 11yrs+ are invited to join the regular Essex Steamettes Girls only Sunday meeting.
We’ll write code to create a story that changes randomly each time we run our program using beginner Python coding, which is really popular these days.
Python runs sites like YouTube, Instagram and Spotify. Python is also used by journalists and researchers to write news stories and to keep track of information.

Details and bookings for future girls only events are here.