MakerBox, Hack Miramar, and Scots College are again joining forces to provide a series of free, one-hour workshops that give everyone the opportunity to learn an “Hour of Code”.  There will be activities for every skill level and age, from 8 to 88.

Everyone is welcome!

Details

 
  • Saturday, 28th November, 10am – 4pm
  • Cost: $0
  • Ages: 8 to adult
  • Location: Scots College (1 Monorgan Rd, Strathmore Park, Wellington)

 

Register

Sign up for the hour block(s) you want to attend.  Each hour has 4 unique sessions to choose from, these sessions reset at the beginning of each hour. At noon there will be a special session featuring Sophie and Lisa Taylor, creators of Light Swan, an interactive dress that exhibited at Wellington LUX 2015.

Sessions

GameFroot

Design and programme a platformer game with the GameFroot team.

Scratch

Explore the possibilities as you create your very first video game with the visual programming language Scratch.

CS Unplugged

Create the code, become the code. Experience computer science without a computer in sight with activities from Computer Science Unplugged.

University of Shed: Open Sauce Hardware

Discover how to connect your code to the physical world with the Raspberry Pi and other open source hardware. Experiment with LEDs, motors, and gearboxes as you explore the possibilities!


The 'Hour of Code™' is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming