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Hi, Theo here…
Scratch Code 4 kids are at Christ the King North Hall,
Scratch Code 4 Kids…
Engineering / Robotics / coding club.
suited to KS1 and KS2 – kids 5 to 11
These lessons are free to the local community.
Remember please: –
- The kids need to enjoy themselves, frustration is discouraged.
Kids do the work… not the parents!
- kids need to learn one new thing each session…
- project book is maintained.
booking is essential!
we are a physical computing
“engineering code club”
we currently operate:-
- Bradley Stoke – Bristol – (
North Hall Crist the King Church.
- Winterbourne Library Tuesday 15:30 till 17:00 ( please get your “open access from them”)
- Small groups – children KS1 KS2 (6 to 8 kids ) per session.
A taster is offered and if a place is unavailable a waiting list is maintained.
typically we try to enrol all kids immediately in session S0
Note Sessions are not graded by ability, age or membership.S0 does, however, give immediate access to the club resources, avoiding a waiting list.
These are short progressive courses lasting 6 to 12 weeks.
Booking is essential… Please send an Email to us.
What we do…
- STEM-based activities including very basic kid electronics.
- Introduction to Physical computing using the GPIO and Raspberry Pi’s credit card-sized computer.
- Introduction to a PC – Hand to eye coordination using a mouse and keyboard.
- “Robotics” understanding that you are in control using PiBrella, Bee-Bot and Blue Bot.
- Learn about helicopters and drones introduction to (Apple) SWIFT PLAYGROUNDS.(iPad)
- Scratch JR. ( works only on a Tablet or iPad) you may bring your own…
- Build your own “iRobot II” (Coming soon)
Please take note:
“LEGO®is a trademark of the LEGO Group and Scratch of scratch.mit.edu neither of which, sponsor, authorize or endorse code4-kids.com “
Lego WeDo is a primary education resource developed for younger primary school pupils as an introduction to control technology and programming using robotics. It’s a fantastic, simple-to-use tool that enables pupils to learn by constructing their own models and bringing them to life.
Electronics & Electricity
What is an electrical or electronic circuit?
- LED’s (Light-emitting Diodes).
- Switching with GPIO ( General purpose In Out port of Raspberry Pi Computer).
- RGB colour mixing.
- PWM (Pulse width modulation).
Saturday Mornings: REVISED TIMING (2018 – 2019)
- Session 0 08:30 till 9:30 Beginners and Tasters (no formal lesson plan.) We are also setting the equipment at that time.
- Session 1 09:30 till 11:00 Lego WE DO Educational builds, 1.0 and 2.0.
- Raspberry Pi with Pibrella-robotics, Scratch 1.4 GPIO Code.
- Session 2 11:30 till 13:00 Lego WE DO Educational builds, 1.0 and 2.0.
- Raspberry Pi. Project board Electronics. scratch editor, 3d printing, customized projects.
Session 1 and 2 are 1.5-hour sessions, younger kids might not engage for this time and may depart when ready.
Session 0 is for early risers and tasters. ( parents need to supervise here.)
Please remember the kids do the work not the parents…
Starting with an introduction to the lesson ( 5 min). Students work through the lesson plan for the session on a Lego build and PC, followed by a “Show and Tell” where the students display what they have learnt.
We encourage kids to then modify or experiment with their project. A project book is maintained where notes and the day’s work is recorded.
We cover Lego engineering and code from basic to advanced, scratch and introduction to Python3. Topics may include an introduction to Raspberry Pi, RPi GPIO and early electronics.
- B Bot : PC: Hand to eye coordination- mouse. Scratch JR ( iPad – Tab)
- LEGO We Do 1
- LEGO We Do 2
- Early Electronics
We will help your child to understand and learn … to Master
CODE – Animation and Robotics
STEM subjects starting KS 1 KS 2