Programs & Events

Computer Programming for Beginners

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
032
Program Type: 
Family Program
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Jul. 10, 2014 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, July 10, 2014; 6:30pm-8:00pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 11. Minors ages 11- 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult and child will work as team, and only need to pay for one participant.
Location: Nature Research Center - Visual World Investigate Lab - 3rd floor
Fee: 
$10 per participant. Friends of the Museum members $7.50.

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 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 with payment.Registration deadline is one week prior to program date.

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