Use an affordable tool and add on sensors to teach digital technologies and design in a real world STEM context.
Teachers will use Scienceworks exhibits as inspiration for a mini design sprint. Get a brief insight into the design and programming behind some of the most interactive exhibits. Teachers will have the opportunity to create something that can sense and do with BBC Micro:bit and add-ons. Some prior experience with block coding or electronic hardware is helpful but not a prerequisite.
BYO device with USB input or contact us to reserve one of ours.
See also the introduction to microbit option.
Date: Friday 15 May 2020
Cost: $165 incl GST
Suitable for: Years 5–10 teachers
Location: Scienceworks, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, VIC 3015
Bookings: Call (03) 9392 4819, please advise any dietary requirements or special needs.
9.30am–11am: Session 1
11am–11.30am: Morning tea
11.30am–1pm: Session 2
2pm–3.30pm: Session 3 (Design Challenge)
Cancellations within 2 weeks of the event without a medical certificate will not be refunded. Scienceworks reserves the right to cancel the event if minimum numbers are not met and a full refund will be issued.