Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2017-10-18
Date & Time Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
October 26, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wearable Halloween Costumes (#102617) Sewn circuits (or e-textiles) uses conductive thread, batteries, LEDs, and mini micro-controllers to make textiles light-up... Maker Series OPEN
November 1, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Measure it up! (Gr. K-5) (#110117) We tend to focus on teaching how to measure rather than what it means to measure. In this workshop, we discuss the big ideas... Mathematics OPEN
November 2, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introduction to Designing with the Vinyl Cutter (#110217) Participants will go beyond designing in TinkerCad to developing physical prototypes using the vinyl cutter. Project’s... Maker Series OPEN
November 6, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Mathematical Modeling: The Role of Visualization in Problem Solving (Gr. K-6) (#110617) In this workshop we examine visualization as a powerful tool to promote conceptual understanding and explore how it can be... Mathematics OPEN
November 15, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in the Geometry Class: Fun with Pattern Blocks (Gr. 5-10) (#111517) In this workshop we will use pattern blocks to explore questions related to polygons. What types of polygonal regions can be... Mathematics OPEN
November 16, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
RubeGoldberg goes Digital with Scratch (#111617) In this session, participants will use simple Scratch commands and WeDo Lego to create a Rube Goldberg chain reaction. Learn... Maker Series OPEN
November 28, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Designing Instruments with Makey Makey (#112817) Design your own musical instrument. Develop a physical prototype and infuse sound with scratch and Mackey Makey technology.... Maker Series OPEN
November 29, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Word Problem? No Problem! (Gr. 2-8) (#112917) Becoming a good problem solver is arguably the ultimate reason for studying mathematics! In this workshop we discuss the... Mathematics OPEN
November 30, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Powering Projects (#113017) Need more energy for your projects? How many LEDs can I use in a project? When will and LED explode? Learn how to find the... Maker Series OPEN
December 4, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Informal Algebra in the Elementary School (Gr. 3-6) (#120417) Learn how young students can be encouraged to think algebraically. In this workshop the participants will solve a series of... Mathematics OPEN
December 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Unpacking Design Thinking (#120517) Design thinking for educators is a creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions in the classroom, at your... Maker Series OPEN
December 7, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in the Geometry Class: Hands on Reasoning about Polygons, Perimeter, and Area (Gr. 5-10) (#120717) Using Geoboards and several other materials, we will tackle fun geometry problems on the topics of polygons, area, and... Mathematics OPEN
December 7, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Coding and Electronics with Arduino and Tinkercad (#120717) Learn how to add behaviors to physical objects with code. We’ll design a circuit in TinkerCad, build it, and... Maker Series OPEN
December 12, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Turtle Art (#121217) TurtleArt lets you make images with your computer. The Turtle follows a sequence of commands. You specify the sequence by... Maker Series OPEN
December 14, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Raspberry Pi Jam (#121417) In this hands-on introduction to using Raspberry Pi, you will learn how to get started with the Pi, some creative ways to... Maker Series OPEN
December 21, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introduction to Robotics: Bad Robot Competition (#122117) Robotics has become so popular that there are a ton of robotics programs and kit out there today. How do you know what is... Maker Series OPEN