Space Chase coding

We’ll be running a number of Space Chase coding activities on Tuesdays 6th and 13th August 2019 in Basildon Library.

BRING FOOD AND DRINK FOR THE DAY, NO NEED TO PRINT TICKETS

Please register for a compulsory adult/child entry ticket per person attending. You will need to answer diversity and inclusivity demographic questions and photo/video consent. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

If you can’t make it but want to be invited to future events, please register the appropriate ticket.

Tuesday 6th August 2019 – 3pm-7.30pm
Basildon Library / CreatorSpace

3.00pm-3.30pm Helper meetup
If you would like to help (aged 9yrs+), please arrive at 3pm for a quick run through of what will be happening.

3.30pm-3.40pm Sorting algorithms, line up by age, name, shoe size….

3.40pm-4.30pm Coding with Barbie 6yrs+
Learn coding and explore being an astronaut with Barbie
For beginners

4.30pm-4.40pm “Space Girls” Film
During a sleepover, four 9-year-old girls obsessed with space embark on a secret mission in their cardboard rocket. When Dad returns home, what will become of their mission ?

4.40pm-4.45pm Astro Pi Film
Canadian astronaut Jenni Sidey inspires young women in science and tech with Astro Pi. Southend Tech will run AstroPi Mission Zero at a later date and children can have their code run on the International Space Station by an astronaut.

4.45pm-5.00pm Astro Pi hardware and space science

5pm-5.30pm Astronaut reaction timer / gravity 8yrs+
Learn about the effects of gravity and how to simulate them with code.
Learn about Astronaut reaction times, and distances traveled by the International Space Station in that time, by creating a reaction time game in Scratch.

General hacking 5.30pm-7.30pm 8yrs+
Continue with coding, 3D print your own key ring, work on your own project or general hacking in the Creatorspace.

Tuesday 14th August 2019 – 3pm-7.30pm
Basildon Library / CreatorSpace

3.00pm-3.30pm Helper meetup
If you would like to help (aged 9yrs+), please arrive at 3pm for a quick run through of what will be happening.

3.30pm-5.00pm Microbit blocks coding
Learn to create patterns and animations which react to movement, buttons, touch. See some colourful lights controlled by Microbits.

General hacking 5.00pm-7.30pm 8yrs+
Continue with coding, 3D print your own key ring, work on your own project or general hacking in the Creatorspace.