Programs & Events

Electronics for Beginners

This program is Full.
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Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
Feb. 7, 2013 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, February 7, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Minimum age 11 (minors - ages 11 to 14 - must be accompanied by a paying adult)
Location: Nature Research Center - Visual World Investigate Lab - 3rd Floor
$10 per participant.

Designed for the young and the young at heart… Come explore the basics of electricity, electronics and programming to build your own working gadget.  Participants will get a hands-on experience learning how to create a simple electronic game out of LED’s, resistors, buttons and microcontrollers and be able to take their creation home with them.  Take family game night to a whole new level and learn something new together!

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.