Programs & Events

Computer Programming for Beginners

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
386
Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Mar. 21, 2013 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, March 21, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 11 (minors must be accompanied by a paying adult)
Location: Nature Research Center - Visual World Investigate Lab - 3rd Floor
Fee: 
$10 per participant

Have you ever wondered how a computer program works?  Do you want to make your own computer games and websites?  Get an introduction into the exciting world of computer programming with Computer Programming for Beginners.  This course is designed to introduce basic programming skills to anyone interested in programming using the free and easy to use development environment, Microsoft Small Basic.  Participants will learn how to translate English language into a computer programming language and create simple graphics.  The concepts learned in this course are fundamental and applicable to exploring programming outside of the lab.  Discover your inner hacker and sign up today!

Program Instructors: Matthew Faerber and Walt Gurley, Coordinators of the Visual World Investigate Lab
Registration information:
Registration required. Fill out online, print and mail the Museum’s Registration Form and Health Form with payment. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to program date. Programs failing to reach the minimum registration numbers by the deadline date may be canceled. Please call to check on trip status if interested in registering after the deadline.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.