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Roane State Community College

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701 Briarcliff Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States

February 2020

Crowd Sourcing

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Ridge, TN

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Crowd sourcing is a growing phenomenon allowing people from all over the world to participate and work together towards a common goal. Wikipedia, Lego Ideas, marking up satellite images or transcribing historic diaries are just a few examples. In this workshop the girls will learn about crowd sourcing through examples and hands-on activities.

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Fun with the Micro:bit

MicroBit pieces

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Ridge, TN

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Coding is not limited to creating programs for your desktop computer, laptop of phone. Learn how to write code for the MicroBit, use its sensors and display to create cool gadgets that continue to work after being disconnected from the computer.

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Exercise with the MicroBit

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oak Ridge, TN

This event is designed for 5th to 8th grade girls with no or very little prior programming experience. Did you know the MicroBit has a sensor that can tell acceleration and orientation? Learn how to program the MicroBit to sense movement and create a webpage to show the result. Imagine how Doctor could monitor progress during physical therapy or you can keep track of your workouts.

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