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 STEAM CLASSES (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM1001: 3D Printing

Learn the basics of setup, printing and finishing using TechShop's multiple 3D printers. Three-dimensional printing allows you to quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing thin layers of the part one at a time.This is an easy way to prototype plastic parts and make your 3D designs come to life!

In this class, students will gain a better understanding of 3D printing concepts, terminology and methods.

This class will feature a new project every session, so students can participate multiple times.

This class is for kids ages 8–16.

Parents are not required to stay following student check-in.

Project: 3D print a file

Equipment access: STEAM room's Printrbots





2 sessions currently scheduled:
    3D Printing Tuesday, 9/6/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    3D Printing Saturday, 9/17/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $30.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
   
STEAM1003: Intermediate Arduino

In this class students will begin to dig deeper into what the Arduino microcontroller can do. Using projects centered on inputs and outputs, the students will build on their basic knowledge of Arduinos.

This class is intended for students with a basic understanding of Arduinos.

This class is for kids ages 8–16.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.


1 session currently scheduled:
    Intermediate Arduino Tuesday, 9/27/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $25.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
   
STEAM1004: Soldering: Blinky Kit

Learn how to use solder and a soldering iron to make a blinky kit project as well as learn how to solder electronic "through-hole" components for electronic printed circuit board assembly (PCBs).

Students will learn basic solder and flux types, safe soldering practices, and soldering iron maintenance. They will learn to de-solder using various techniques, including a "solder sucker" tool or solder braid.

This class is for kids ages 8–16.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

Project: This fun kit is perfect for getting hands-on experience creating electronics projects. PCB and all electronics parts are included in the kit.

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Soldering irons

1 session currently scheduled:
    Soldering: Blinky Kit Tuesday, 9/20/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $25.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
   
STEAM1006: Intro to Raspberry Pi

In this introduction to Raspberry Pi, students of all levels will learn, build, and play with Scratch and Sonic Pi as they hone their coding skills. Sign up for this class now and get you Pi on!

This course is designed for the beginner and intermediate coders.

This class is for kids ages 8–16.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Intro to Raspberry Pi Tuesday, 9/13/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $30.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM1700: Sculpting 1

The art of sculpture is a multi-step process consisting of modeling, molding, casting, and finishing.

In this class students will begin with basic skills and tips with clay, to start them on their way into the world of sculpting.

This class is for kids ages 8–17.

Parents are not required to stay after checking their student(s) into class.

Project: Create their first clay sculpture

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Sculpting tools

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Sculpting 1 Saturday, 9/10/16 9:30 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Sculpting 1 Saturday, 9/17/16 9:30 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
   
STEAM2101: 1 Day Camp - Arduino Circuits & Basic Programming

In this day camp, campers will start their Arduino journey by learning the basics of circuitry through breadboards, jumper wires and led's while taking their project all the way up to controlling the led's through the Arduino.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1 Day Camp - Arduino Circuits & Basic Programming Thursday, 9/1/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $70.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $85.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
STEAM2102: 1 Day Camp - Arduino Motors & Movements

In this camp, campers will learn how to operate servo motors using the Arduino as well the application of the servo to make objects move.

Project: prototype moving objects with servos.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1 Day Camp - Arduino Motors & Movements Thursday, 9/15/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
STEAM2103: 1 Day Camp - Arduino Lights & Music

In this camp, campers will learn how to blink lights to music as well as write music in code. Just like playing a note on a guitar, play a note using arduino. Learn to translate sheet music into code and watch as lights blink to the music.

Project: create a lighted music player

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1 Day Camp - Arduino Lights & Music Thursday, 9/22/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
STEAM2105: 1 Day Camp - Tinkercad & 3D Printing

In this day camp, campers will learn 3D design by using basic elements to create awesome 3D models using Autodesk's Tinkercad. Once they have completed model in the computer, campers will use the STEAM room's 3D printers to bring their models to life.


Since this is a design and build style camp, campers are encouraged to attend more then one session, as each camp will be based on their creations and what the campers want to build.
Campers will take their builds home.

Project: Design and print a 2 cubic inch creation of their own design.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!

1 session currently scheduled:
    1 Day Camp - Tinkercad & 3D Printing Thursday, 9/8/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $75.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $90.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
STEAM2109: 1 Day Camp - Design and Build with Lasers

In this day camp, campers will learn to design and build a creation of their own using Corel Draw and the TechShop lasers.

Project: design a creation of their own and build it with our lasers.


Since this is a design and build camp, campers are encouraged to attend more then one session, as each camp will be based on their creations and what the campers want to build.


Campers will take their builds home.

Lunch will NOT be provided; please send your camper with a lunch!







2 sessions currently scheduled:
    1 Day Camp - Design and Build with Lasers Saturday, 9/3/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00, No Materials Fee
    1 Day Camp - Design and Build with Lasers Thursday, 9/29/16 9:30 AM 6.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $95.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.