TechStars is a series of innovative classes that are designed to engage young children uging the STEM approach to enhance and foster learning thru Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. More importantly, these classes provide the children a fun and educational experience outside of school.
BUILDING, CODE, LEARN - FUN! This is the ultimate Lego experience! Lego building project such as construction crane, dump truck, elevator are brought to life thru basic coding using computer software.
MINECRAFT SPACE ADVENTURE. A fun and engaging camp where kids learn to problem solve in a role play MOD. We learn to manage resources and build our own space station to survive in deep space. And in a STAR WARS inspired story, we suit up as Jedi to rescue hostages off a planet, disable the Empire's mother ship on route to meet up with the Resistance!
VIDEO ANIMATION GAMING DESIGN. Students will be using the software program "Scratch" developed by MIT Media Institute to create animation, music videos, Pacman like video games and more. Creations from this class along with a copy of this software will be sent home so students can continue to have fun!
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING IN MINECRAFT: This class is more than just "mining" and "crafting" in Minecraft. Students will conceptualize, design and learn how to create MODs and modify the game using JAVA. For students who have good listening skills and interested in computer programming, this is a fun introduction to object oriented computer programming.