Winter Coding 2020

Monday 28th December – Friday 1st January  – 11am-12.30pm

We’ll be running some family coding activities after Christmas at 11am and the regular girls only and Coding Meetups.

You should sign up for a Scratch account and click the confirmation email here: https://scratch.mit.edu/join

Sunday 27th December 2pm-4pm Essex Steamettes
Girls only 11yrs+ (9yrs+ if confident in Scratch/started Python)

Join us on our regular girls only meetings for women in tech talks, Python coding, electronics with Microbits, hackathons throughout 2021.
Details and booking here.

Monday 28th December 11am-12.30pm
Dance Party: Hour of Code – Beginners 7yrs+

Code a Dance Party to share with your friends.
Featuring Katy Perry, Madonna, J. Balvin, Sia, Keith Urban, Ciara, and 25 more!
Join on Zoom here.

Monday 28th December 7pm-10pm
Weekly Coding Meetup, advanced 14yrs+

Casual discussions about coding with occasional screen sharing and help.
Details here.

Tuesday 29th December 11am-12.30pm
Scratch coding – Beginners 7yrs+

Create games, animations, apps for social good, code the Essex 2020 “3 word challenge”(See below).
Join on Zoom here.
Sign up for a Scratch account https://scratch.mit.edu/join

Tuesday 5pm-7pm Essex Steamettes
Girls only Scratch coding for Chelmsford Light Parade 9yrs+

Join us on our regular girls only meetings. Details and booking here.

Wednesday 30th December 11am-12.30pm
Space Science – 9yrs+

Learn about the Raspberry Pi computers on the International Space Station, how cameras in space (satellites) can take photos to help monitor climate change, how you can run your own science experiments in space using the Raspberry Pi computers on the ISS and how you can send a message and animation to astronauts.
Join Zoom here.

Thursday 31st December 11am-12.30pm
Hackathons – Using technology to create solutions to global problems – 9yrs+.

How can we design, test and develop world changing ideas and solutions using technology to live better, live longer, live greener and live together?
Themes include the UN Global Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being, and Global Goal 13 – Climate Action develop world changing ideas and solutions using technology.
Join Zoom here.

Thursday 31st December 7pm-12pm
New Years Social including Among Us
By private invite only.

Friday 1st January 2021 11am-12.30pm
Essex 2020 Celebration showcase / help

Show us what you’ve achieved over the year and get some help if needed.
Join on Zoom here. Maybe your project or “3 words” will feature in the wider Essex 2020 final event on Jan 21st 5pm.

Sunday 3rd January 2021 2pm-4pm Essex Steamettes
Girls only 11yrs+ (9yrs+ if confident in Scratch/started Python)

Join us on our regular girls only meetings for women in tech talks, Python coding, electronics with Microbits, hackathons Sunday afternoons throughout 2021.
Details and booking here.

 

Essex 2020 Three Word Scratch Coding Challenge
https://scratch.mit.edu/studios/28350449/

Essex 2020 has been a year long celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Inspiring schools, business and communities.

Create a Scratch project to tell us about your #Essex2020 story and add it to the studio.

Your words should describe the programme and what it meant to you.

Essex 2020 are planning a finale event in January and would love you to contribute three words about your experience, join us after Christmas for coding and the final Essex 2020 showcase event 21st January here.