Celebrating Hour of Code™

Hour of Code is designed to teach everyone—yes, everyone—how to code. Learn how we're celebrating this exciting event, BadgerBOTS style!
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December 10 – 3D Printing Workshop

"Code a 3D Snowflake"
Friday, December 10th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Use Tinkercad code blocks to create the perfect, six-sided snowflake. Measure your angles to make sure the snowflake is symmetrical.
$40 for ages 9 -14
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December 17 – Minecraft Modding

"Snowball Fight"
Friday, December 17th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Never run out of ammunition in this Minecraft snowball fight. Create code to turn Minecraft into a snowy landscape, and let players automatically throw snowballs whenever they move.
$25 for ages 9 -14
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December 3 – LEGO Robotics Workshop

"LEGO Robot Quick Build"
Friday, December 3rd, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Ready-Set-Build! Make a LEGO robot in less than 2 hours and program it to drive around on its own.
$25 for ages 9 -14
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STEM Picture Book Reviews

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code “If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.”GRACE HOPPER We recently learned about BadgerBOTS' Executive Director Lisa Bartig's talent for book reviews. Lisa loves...
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How are robotics teams utilizing Minecraft during the pandemic?

In today’s pandemic era, many robotics teams are left in limbo. After 8 months, we are still left with more questions than answers about COVID-19. Parents of children involved in extracurricular activities are not sure what is safe for their...
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What is BadgerBOTS?

BadgerBOTS Robotics Corporation is an educational organization whose mission is to inspire young people to be excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). See what we're all about.

What’s Happening

Scratch Online Games Class

Begin learning to make your own online games in Scratch (Ms. Johanna’s favorite programming language!). A racing game, a maze of obstacles, a platform-jumper, and a RPG-style adventure are just a few of the games we will create in this class.
Thursdays Jan 13 – Feb 10
Ages 8-12

Handheld Arcade I Class

Learn to code your own arcade-style games on the computer, and then bring them with you anywhere! In the Handheld Arcade Coding afterschool class, students will code and design games using a combination of JavaScript and block-based coding.

Mondays Feb 21 – March 21
Ages 8-12

Coding Artificial Intelligence Class

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere, from voice commands and facial recognition to recommendations for which video to watch or item to buy online. Learn to make a machine learning system which will recognize images, answer voice commands, and have a conversation with you.
Thursdays Feb 24 – March 24
Ages 8-12

Handheld Arcade II Class

Build your game design skills in Handheld Arcade II. Add levels to your games, create more complex code using functions, and improve your game look with animations. Learn to launch projectiles and attack enemies, and how to plan out the steps to make a game of your own.

Thursdays Oct 7 – Nov 4
Tuesdays Nov 9 – Dec 14
Ages 9-14

micro:bit Robotics Class

Remote controlled robot toys can be fun, but what if you could code your own instructions for a robot? Try the micro:bit Robotics class, and get started with Microsoft MakeCode and the Maqueen robot, a small but mighty robot.

Thursdays Oct 7-Nov 4
Tuesdays Nov 9-Dec14
Ages 9-14

Minecraft II Class

Excited for more Minecraft Modding? This class builds on what students learned in previous classes by creating more complex Minecraft games and developing code for more interesting game play.

Tuesdays Oct 5 – Nov 2
Thursdays Nov 11 – Dec 16
Ages 9-14

Minecraft I Class

Ever wanted to tweak your inventory, create games like you’ve played on servers, or customize your Minecraft experience? Learn to code modifications to Minecraft with an online modding program and Java coding elements.

Thursdays October 7-Nov 4
Wednesdays Nov 10-Dec15
Ages 9-14

What’s a micro:bit?

What’s a micro:bit? For summer and spring break camps, afterschool classes, and workshops, BadgerBOTS offers a few different programs which use a piece of technology called the micro:bit. But what is this – and why might your student be interested in these classes? The Hardware The micro:bit is a micro-controller development board – a device […]