|Melrose Kids Camp: Young Makers (9-12)|
Event Type: Technology Classes|
Date: 10/18/2014, 10/25/2014, 11/1/2014, 11/8/2014, 11/15/2014
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM
Go from idea to invention with hands-on training in 3D design, electronics, basic engineering and robotics. This Camp runs 10:30am to 12:30pm on 5 consecutive Saturdays.Library: Melrose Center
Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. A materials fee of $25 applies per student. Payment must be received to secure seat, and seats are limited, so register today! Age requirements: 9-12.
Day 1, October 18: 3D Printing: Create a Race Car: With easy-to-use 3D modelling software, design and create a model race car using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture.
Day 2, October 25: Squishy Circuits: Create circuits and explore electronics using conductive dough. Make your Squishy Animal come to life with lights! Learn to make the dough from safe non-toxic household items.
Day 3, November 1: 3D Design and JitterBots: Use 3D design software and a 3D printer to customize a simple robot. Build a complete JitterBot with motors, batteries and LED lights.
Day 4, November 8: Soldering Basics: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.
Day 5, November 15: Create a Custom Glider with the Silhouette Cutter: Create a customized glider using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of the Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text.
Guidelines for Class Registration:
*Class schedule is subject to change.