LEGO Robotics Class

Fun, silly, and LEGO-based robotics challenges will engage students as we learn and about the LEGO Mindstorms robot and programming language. Learn to make observations, improve your robot designs, and practice the engineering design process.

2022: Tuesdays Jan 11 – Feb 8
Ages 8-12

3D Printing Class

Learn how to use a computer to design and modify 3D designs and artwork with Tinkercad, a beginner CAD website.  Print your own projects on the BadgerBOTS 3D printers. The best part – we will have lots of time to improve designs and reprint as we go!

2022: Mondays Jan 10 – Feb 7
Ages 8-12

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.

2022: Thursdays Jan 13 – Feb 10
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.

2022: 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.

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Handheld Arcade I Class

Learn to code your own arcade-style games on the computer, and then download to a handheld console. In the Handheld Arcade Coding afterschool class, students will code and design games using a combination of JavaScript and block-based coding.

2022: Mondays Feb 21 – March 21
Ages 8-12

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.

2022: Tuesdays Feb 22 – March 22
Ages 8-12

Roblox II Afterschool Class

You know a few methods in Roblox Studio, so create your own adventure-style game. Map, make a custom tool to harvest and collect with and sell those in the store for upgrades. Build obstacles and puzzles into the game, then see how they work when you play with other students.

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Age Range: 10-14

Roblox I Afterschool Class

Learn the basics of programming by creating your own Roblox games using Roblox Studio. Begin with starter projects and learn to create game environments and items and learn Lua code by modifying existing scripts to improve the starter games.

Age Range: 10-14

No classes scheduled at this time

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.

2022: Wednesdays Feb 23 – Mar 23
Ages 8-12