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TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE

5300426 Brilliant Broadcasting

Tutor: Natasha Giddens

What is Brilliant Broadcasting?Brilliant Broadcasting offers students unique training opportunities in broadcast technologies. Students will learn all about radio craft, whether as on-air talent, behind the scenes producers or technical engineers.Students will work in radio production teams using cutting-edge industry hardware and software to produce and broadcast a high quality radio show, which will include commercial radio style DJing, interviews, news and current affairs. They will have the opportunity to develop skills as radio journalists or to try their hand at script-writing or composing music for the show. Students will also have the opportunity to film and edit...
Brilliant Broadcasting
Course No. 5300426
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full

5310421 Technowiz Week - Junior Code Academy

Tutor: Louise Ellis

Let the inner programmer free in a week jam-packed with coding on multiple platforms. You will be able to learn algorithmic concepts on Kodu whilst creating your own games through drag and drop programming with fun and exciting graphics. Also, have a go at testing out more complex coding ideas on Scratch where nearly anything is possible, including the chance to program a miniaturerobotic vehicle called 'Crumble Bot'.Computer programming may seem like an out of reach concept to some, but new, engaging graphic programming tools like Scratch and Kodu can make programming a reality. Within these 'block' programming languages, children...
Technowiz Week - Junior Code Academy
Course No. 5310421
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full

5320421 Technowiz Week - Raspberry Pi-oneers

Tutor: Arron Gourlay

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized computer with bundles of power and flexibility. Its size means that it can squeeze into the smallest spaces, allowing young developers not only to create their own code, but to place it into a variety of different form factors and products.Created by Eben Upton in 2011, the accessible price of the device has created a strong legion of young learners and developers around the world. At Uppingham, you can become a Raspberry Pi-oneer! You will learn to develop using Python, a high level programming language used in the industry by developers...
Technowiz Week - Raspberry Pi-oneers
Course No. 5320421
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5330421 Technowiz Week - Raspberry Pi-oneers Advanced - New Course

Tutor: Arron Gourlay

An advanced course for returningstudents or GCSE or A Level computer scientists. Take your programming skills to thenext level with our advanced Raspberry Pi course. Now that you have thefundamental computer programming skills, you can create exciting new productsthat incorporate multiple electronics and features. Please note: Whilst the fundamental skills covered on thiscourse are the same as those covered on the beginner course, it is expectedthat the participants will have some prior experience through school, personalexperience or having taken part in a Raspberry Pi-oneers course in a previousyear. Please check what is covered on thebeginner course and if you feel comfortable...
Technowiz Week - Raspberry Pi-oneers Advanced
Course No. 5330421
Course Date Mon-Fri
31 Jul - 04 Aug 2017
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Places still available

5500419 Sensational Science Week

Tutor: Sara Grey

Join Professor Fizz Gigg and Detective Slimeball for a fun week of personal and team challenges involving science experiments, engineering and logic. You will get to see teabags fly, hear jellybabies scream, make elephant toothpaste and create your own erupting volcano. Follow the clues as you work out 'Whodunit?’ using invisible ink and see who can make their slime bounce the highest! Try some of the amazing things that be done with dry ice, and see if you can create a bubble inside a bubble. This fun and interactive week will take place in Uppingham School’s brand new state-of-the-art Science...
Sensational Science Week
Course No. 5500419
Course Date Mon-Fri
14 - 18 Aug 2017
Course Time 10:00 - 15:00
Status: Limited availability