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STEAM: Basic Electronics After School: Running

TechShop’s beloved STEAM programming is currently running after school. Our students are immersed in a creative environment like nothing else. Our programs cover science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics, but across every subject, we teach our students how to approach life as a problem solver.



Dive into the blinking, beeping, programmable world of electronics in this elemental course that spans over 15 weeks of after-school sessions. The course begins with an introductory primer that lays the groundwork on electricity, circuits, soldering, and using multimeters, as learned through mini project builds. Next, students will explore circuit design, learn about microcontrollers, and get started with Arduino. The large project build will be the fun and flashy LED cube.



This Basic Electronics class is a foundational class that will give your child the ground work to excel in more advanced electronics courses. This program will meet for 2-hour sessions, 1 day a week, for 15 weeks. Please show up 10 minutes early on your first day so you can complete our registration.



If you are interested in signing up for these after-school sessions, please contact your local TechShop:



TechShop San Francisco email or call (415) 263-9161

TechShop Mid Peninsula email or call (650) 521-9027

TechShop San Jose email or call (408) 916-4144

TechShop Chandler, AZ email or call (480) 327-0820

TechShop Austin/ Round Rock email or call (512) 900-4664

TechShop St. Louis email or call (314) 797-5646

TechShop Detroit email or call (313) 583-3831

TechShop Pittsburgh email or call (412) 345-7182

TechShop DC/Arlington email or call (703) 302-8780

There are currently no sessions of this class scheduled.
    Please Email Us to request more sessions of this class to be added to our schedule.
 
   
STEAM: Design & Build After-School Learning

TechShop's Design & Build after-school STEAM sessions introduce middle school and high school students to the engineering design process using laser cutters, 3D printers, and electronics.

Throughout this project-based curriculum, students identify design problems, brainstorm creative solutions, and prototype human-centered inventions using CAD (computer aided design) skills in Adobe Illustrator. Additionally, all students leave with a project of their own design, aimed at solving a problem in their everyday lives. Previous examples include programming alarm clocks, designing and laser cutting lamps, and modeling then 3D printing chess sets.

For more information about these after-school sessions, please contact your local TechShop:

TechShop San Francisco email or call (415) 263-9161

TechShop Mid-Peninsula email or call (650) 521-9027

TechShop San Jose email or call (408) 916-4144

TechShop Chandler email or call (480) 327-0820

TechShop Austin-Round Rock email or call (512) 900-4664

TechShop St. Louis email or call (314) 797-5646

TechShop Detroit email or call (313) 583-3831

TechShop Pittsburgh email or call (412) 345-7182

TechShop DC-Arlington email or call (703) 302-8780

There are currently no sessions of this class scheduled.
    Please Email Us to request more sessions of this class to be added to our schedule.
 
   
STEAM101: Design & Build Afterschool Club

Who: Middle School and High School Students

What: After School Program

Where: TechShop

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-6:30pm for 4 weeks

Design and Build Club introduces middle school and high school students to the engineering design process using laser cutters, 3D printers, and electronics. Students will make a laser cut bird house, FM radio, and wearable LEDs using conductive thread. Throughout this project-based curriculum, students will move through identifying design problems, brainstorming creative solutions, and prototyping human centered inventions using CAD (computer aided design) skills in Adobe Illustrator. Additionally, all students leave with a project of their own design, aimed at solving a problem in their everyday life. Previous examples include programming alarm clocks, designing and laser cutting lamps, and modeling then 3D printing chess sets.

Students who participate in this club will be certified to use the laser cutters, Printrbot 3D printers, vinyl cutter, and screen printing equipment at TechShop.

Clubs run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:30pm for 4 weeks. Transportation is not included.

All students must obtain parental/guardian consent waivers and attend in appropriate clothing (closed toed shoes are mandatory in a shop environment). Safety glasses and aprons will be provided.

There are currently no sessions of this class scheduled.
    Please Email Us to request more sessions of this class to be added to our schedule.