Family events

Beat the winter blues with some fun Coding Game! Register for our online workshops and have fun with your kids while learning programming!

Details

Grades

  • For children in grade 2 to grade 7.
  • Parents have to stay for the program and are invited to participate with their child!

Language

English only, unless stated otherwise.


Location

  • Online - Workshops are hosted on Microsoft Teams

Events, Dates and Times

Code your own Dodge Game with Scratch (for Grade 2 to 7)

  • March 18th, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Use Scratch, a kids friendly software to learn about programming. Apply your newly learned coding concepts to create a Dodge game with the Spring theme! Control your character to avoid obstacles before being hit!

Celebrate Earth Day with Scratch (for Grade 2 to 7)

  • April 15th, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Use Scratch, a kids friendly software to learn about programming. Apply your newly learned coding concepts to create an Earth Day themed game. Help scratch to recycle and compost! 

Celebrate Science Odyssey Event from May 1st to May 16 2021 with these 3 workshops!

Happy Mother's Day Coding Activity (for Grade 1 to 4)

  • May 6th, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Celebrate your mom by creating a unique animation for her! Using Scratch Jr, a free downloadable program to introduce young kids to coding, participants will learn basic coding concepts to create an animated story. (Recommended for Grade 1 to 4) Download the game

Discover the Human Body (for Grade 4 to 7)

  • May 11, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • During this interactive workshop, participants will discover the different organ systems that work together to make our body function. (Recommended for Grade 4 to 7) 

Scratch Frisbee Coding Game (for Grade 2 to 7)

  • May 13, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Use Scratch, a kid's friendly software to learn about programming. Apply your newly learned coding concepts to create a frisbee game where your dog needs to catch it! (Recommended for Grade 2 to 7)

3D Modelling Sandcastles (for Grade 4 to 7)

  • June 8, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • During this interactive workshop, participants will learn how to use Tinkercad to create a 3D model of a sandcastle. You need to create an account on Tinkercad.com/join before the workshop. (Recommended for Grade 4 to 7) 

Cost

  • Free!

Register for family events!

  • Please register each child, but you don't need to do a separate registration for the parent.

Refund and cancellations policy

If you are registered and can no longer attend, you can transfer your registration to another family event of the same school year, up to 1 week before the event. Please email us at makermobile@uottawa.ca to change your registration. Less than 7 days before the event, you won't be able to change the date of the event.

There will be no refunds issued.

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