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Technology & Science



5710419 Sensational Science Week

Tutor: Sara Grey

Come and enjoy a week of sensational science. If you like making slime, launching dry ice rockets or building parachutes to land raw eggs safely, then this week is for you. The week is full of hands on science experiments and demonstrations: from flying teabags, to screaming jelly babies to dry ice extravaganza. Interspersed will be team challenges and building projects including making CD hovercrafts, drinks can dragsters and spaghetti-marshmallow towers. Try your hand at science magic tricks, coin and matchstick puzzles. Can you be the super scientist of the week? Also, you will be given a booklet, which shows...
Sensational Science Week
Course No. 5710419
Course Date Mon-Fri
23 - 27 Jul 2018
Course Time 10:00 - 15:00
Status: Course Full

5740421 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 miniature robotic 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. 5740421
Course Date Mon-Fri
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Course Full

5750421 Technowiz Week - Raspberry Pi-oneers

Tutor: Ray Chambers

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. 5750421
Course Date Mon-Fri
30 Jul - 03 Aug 2018
Course Time 09:00 - 17:00
Status: Limited availability