Tech-Up School Workshops

Prince George Tech-Up Workshops

Tech Up programming is brought to you by CanCode and the Government of Canada. Tech up Programs aim to increase computational thinking, coding and digital literacy skills in K-12 audiences across BC. All programs are FREE.

Ozobot Dance-Off Workshop

Description: In pairs, students use loops and conditional statements to teach a tiny robot new moves.

Ozobot Dance-Off is part of Tech-Up, the Exploration Place in partnership with Science World's initiative to enhance existing programs to include coding and computational thinking.

COST: Free*

GRADE LEVEL(S): Grade 5, Grade 6

DURATION: 50 minutes

TOPIC: Applied Design and Technology

AVAILABILITY: Sept 2018-March 2020

LANGUAGE: English

CURRICULUM LINKS: https://www.scienceworld.ca/ozobot-dance

*Teachers and schools are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Exploration Place.

To book this program please email our Tech-Up Facilitator: techup@theexplorationplace.com

 

Tinkering with Code Workshop

DESCRIPTION: Students use code to create a musical instrument that is activated by light.

Tinkering with Code is part of Tech-Up, the Exploration Place in partnership with Science World's initiative to enhance existing programs to include coding and computational thinking.

COST: Free*

GRADE LEVEL(S): Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

DURATION: 80 minutes

TOPIC: Applied Design and Technology

AVAILABILITY: Sept 2018-March 2020

LANGUAGE: English

CURRICULUM LINKS: https://www.scienceworld.ca/tinkering-code

*Teachers and schools are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Exploration Place.

To book this program please email our Tech-Up Facilitator: techup@theexplorationplace.com

 

Robot Mice Workshop

DESCRIPTION: Students are introduced to coding by programming Colby the mouse to maneuver a maze. 

Robot Mice is part of Tech-Up, the Exploration Place in partnership with Science World's initiative to enhance existing programs to include coding and computational thinking.

COST: Free*

GRADE LEVEL(S): K, 1 & 2

DURATION: 40 minutes

TOPIC: Applied Design and Technology

AVAILABILITY: Sept 2019-March 2020

LANGUAGE: English

CURRICULUM LINKS: https://www.scienceworld.ca/early-coding-robot-mice

*Teachers and schools are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Exploration Place.

 To book this program please email our Tech-Up Facilitator: techup@theexplorationplace.com

 

Senses and Sensors

DESCRIPTION: In teams, students will design Dash robots to react to their environment. 

Senses and Sensors is part of Tech-Up, the Exploration Place in partnership with Science World's initiative to enhance existing programs to include coding and computational thinking.

COST: Free*

GRADE LEVEL(S): Grade 3, grade 4

DURATION: 45 minutes

TOPIC: Applied Design and Technology

AVAILABILITY: Sept 2019-March 2020

LANGUAGE: English

CURRICULUM LINKS: https://www.scienceworld.ca/senses-and-sensors

*Teachers and schools are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Exploration Place.

To book this program please email our Tech-Up Facilitator: techup@theexplorationplace.com