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1 Powerhouse Road, Casula NSW 2170

LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY

WEDNESDAYS | 10.30AM - 12.30PM

 

LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY provides opportunities for students aged 6-9 to learn through hands on creative activities in either robotics, computer programming, electronics, or Science. Combining a range of curriculum areas such as Science, Technology, English, Art, Maths and, Digital media these workshops encourage younger children to become reflective learners, take risks and to question. We want all children to have an opportunity to learn in a fun hands on way. Hands on learning provides children with a better ability to engage in the subject they are learning. Children have a better ability to recount concepts more easily when they are doing. LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY fosters problem based learning to encourage students to work together creatively. Each week’s class will begin with a group discussion of the investigation, supported by works on display and reference images, while also thinking about the design process. Each week will conclude with a round table discussion and sharing of reflection. All materials will be supplied.

 

All materials included.

 

All tickets: $140  for 5 sessions

 

Dates: 16, 30 October 13, 27 November & 11 December 2019

Session Time10.30AM -12.30PM

Duration2 hours

Age Suitability / ClassificationAges 6 - 9

Capacity: 15

Facilitator: John Kemp

 

Note: If LOOK THINK TECHNOLOGY is booked in combination with the additional workshop CLAY TOGETHER both of these will be available at a reduced price of $250

Term 4 Brief overview by week

 

WEEK 1 – Time Capsule – going back in time

Imagine you were able to go back in time and know about yourself. Students will each build time capsule with information about today that they can keep to look back on.

WEEK 2 – Stop motion movies – Olden days

A two week activity. Students will learn about 5 things from time gone by and then make a stop motion movie using plasticine and cameras.

WEEK 3 – Stop motion movies – Olden days

Continued on from the previous class students will finish their stop-motion movies

WEEK 4 – Back to the Future Lego build.

Students will use their creative skills on various build challenges. Who can build the most futuristic rocket ship? What type of vehicles will we be driving in 2030?

WEEK 5 – Wearable tech

Students will get to create their own light up wearable tech using electronics and a range of craft items. It could be a ring, an armband or a badge. The creation is up to you.