Programs & Events

Computer Programming for Beginners

Program Number: 
033
Program Type: 
Family Program
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Aug. 14, 2014 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, August 14, 2014; 6:30pm-8:00pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 11. Minors may attend the program by themselves, but an adult chaperone must remain in the building during program time.
Location: Nature Research Center - Visual World Investigate Lab - 3rd floor
Fee: 
$10 per participant. Friends of the Museum members $8.

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:
Register online.
*Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones.

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

Please Note: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 72 hours in advance.
For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.