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Virtual Adventures with the Museum – Coding Basics and Beyond

  • Monday, August 10, 2020
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Coding Basics and Beyond

New interactive offering: Start your journey learning computer science the fun way by building games and educational programs completely from scratch using Processing, a powerful, cross-platform Java-based language. Share your custom code with others and interact with the instructors in real time using video conferencing technologies from the comfort of your own home. Through this adventure, you will learn the fundamentals of coding and then go beyond in this accelerated course limited only by your own creativity!

This virtual program uses Google Classroom and YouTube. Each daily session includes both live and pre-recorded content from NCMNS instructors. Students work through daily projects at their own pace.

Course prerequisite: No coding experience is necessary, but proficiency in typing and general computer usage is required. Before the course students must first install Processing and be able to use a personal Gmail account for logging into Google Classroom.

Grade Level: Students must be rising 9th–12th grade in the upcoming 2020/2021 school year.

This program includes five session days:

Day 1:  Monday, August 10 @ 10:00am–5:00pm
Day 2:  Tuesday, August 11 @ 10:00am–5:00pm
Day 3:  Wednesday, August 12 @ 10:00am–5:00pm
Day 4:  Thursday, August 13 @ 10:00am–5:00pm
Day 5:  Friday, August 14 @ 10:00am–5:00pm

Registration has been cancelled for this program

Registration deadline is Monday, August 3 @ 8:00am.

Questions: Please email matthew.faerber@naturalsciences.org.

Details

  • Fee: $100 per participant; $75 member participant.
  • Requirements: Students must be rising 9th–12th grade in the upcoming 2020/2021 school year to register for this program.
  • Cancellation Notice: The Museum’s primary goal is to keep programs safe for participants and staff. While not anticipated, programs may need to be cancelled, rescheduled, or modified to meet current safety guidelines. You will be notified if this becomes the case. A full refund will be issued if the Museum cancels the program. Programs with low enrollment 2 weeks prior to the start date are subject to cancellation. Guardians will be contacted to investigate the possibility of enrollment in another program. A full refund will be issued if the Museum cancels the program.
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Details

Date:
August 10
Times:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee:
$100 per participant; $75 member participant.

Venue

Virtual
NC United States