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Parkland Magnet Middle School
Partnership Enrichment Program
Lego Robotics: Mindstorms 1
Meets: Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17
Students love learning to build and program robots that can navigate obstacle courses and respond to motion, touch, and ultrasonic sensors. Uses LEGO® Mindstorms NXT base kit.
Areas of Exploration: Programming, Robotics, Logic, Mechanical Engineering.
Class Format: Seven 80-minute meetings, once per week. Max class size 10; two instructors.
Video Game Programming 1
Meets: Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2
Ready to stretch beyond modding and try a powerful programming language? Our students love Scratch, the multimedia programming language designed by MIT. We’ll use basic commands, loops and more to create characters that move, talk, and interact. Each student will build his or her very own game and share it with friends!
Areas of Exploration: Programming, Multimedia, Storytelling, Music, Logic.
Class Format: Seven 80-min. meetings, once per week. Max class size 14; two instructors.
Tuition: $175 plus $5 supply fee.
Meets: Oct 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3
Students will sharpen their spatial awareness as we learn how to use 3-D software to bring our ideas to life! Students will save their designs to print outside of class.
Areas of Exploration: 3-D Spatial Visualization, Geometry
Class Format: Seven 80-min. meetings, once per week. Max class size 10; two instructors.
Who are you?
The Great Adventure Lab is the D.C. area's leading after-school science enrichment program offering our classes in 50+ schools. We’ve taught more than 10,000 kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more! We offer programs for both elementary and middle schools. Our Mindstorms robotics program is especially popular!Rave reviews here.
The Great Adventure Lab
October 06, 2015 — 3:00 pm to
December 03, 2015 — 4:20 pm
Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology
4610 West Frankfort Drive