Maker Workshop - Brick and Block Code

Maker Workshop - Brick and Block Code

Create solutions to fun challenges using building bricks and block coding.

Where:
The Forge
Age:
8 and up
Length:
45 minutes
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Are you looking for a great way to practice problem-solving skills, learn how to code, and build something fun simultaneously? Stop by The Forge and explore the exciting world of robots and engineering. Utilizing simple building blocks, motors, and a block-based coding language, come design a moving creation and test it through a series of challenges. You'll get to put your imagination and problem-solving skills to the test, and no prior experience is necessary. Not only is this workshop extremely fun, but you’ll even learn how to code along the way.

Tools used in this Maker Workshop include small motors, building bricks and coding software. Skills used include creativity, imagination and play.

This workshop will be held at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on January 3, 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30 and 31.

Forge Workshops are included with Museum admission. Advance registration is required and can be done in person at the Guest Services desk or by talking with a Forge Facilitator. Click below to purchase your tickets to the Museum.

Maker Workshops are 45-minute experiences led by Forge Facilitators. These project-based workshops result in a take-home item and are limited to 12 participants. All participants in this workshop must be 8 years or older. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

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