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Sustainable Tech for Kids - School Holiday Workshops

Where
Level 3/118 Walker St
North Sydney NSW 2060
Australia
When

Every day, 9am to 4pm Wednesday 8 January to Friday 10 January

Cost

Workshop: $140

Help solve some of the world’s most pressing issues around climate change, sustainability, and more.

Conservation is very much a hot topic right now and is engaging young minds like never before. The question becomes, how can we use technology to help solve the problems of the world today and tomorrow?

Sustainable computing is a rapidly growing research area using computer science and data analysis. It helps to find solutions for some of the world’s most urgent environmental and social problems.

This is the theme for the holiday break.

Day 1 – Sustainable web design – Wednesday 8 January

Focus: Coding simple web pages Ages: 10+ There are a range of different things we can do to ensure web app design is as sustainable as possible. Learn how to design websites using HTML, CSS, and a bit of Javascript that minimise load times and reduce wasted energy.

Please bring a laptop!

Day 2 – Drive sustainability through Gamification – Thursday 9 January Focus: 3D design (Unity development and AR) Ages: 12+

Use the industry standard game development platform, Unity, to create a game that promotes and gamifies sustainability. Take your skills to the next level by bringing the game into augmented reality.

BYOD? No! We have everything you need.

Day 3 – Create a natural disaster detection system – Friday 10 January

Focus: Programming hardware Ages: 10+

Climate change is altering weather patterns and increasing the temperatures of our oceans. Create your own natural disaster detection system using hardware like Microbit and Adafruit Circuit Playground to build a system that detects detect earthquakes, storms, fires/extreme heat, and floods.

BYOD? No! We have everything you need.

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