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Courses for General Interest, in the spring at the Shenkman Arts Centre with the first class starts between Jun 6 and Jun 12

Learn to code, and simulate the movement of, a virtual robot using web-based software on your home computer or device. Work with a virtual robot that uses distance, rotation and colour sensors to navigate. Learn to program the robot starting with calculating distances and turns. Then learn to use various coding blocks including sensor blocks, loop blocks, wait blocks and move blocks as you work on successively more difficult coding challenges. In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,\" Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will require a PC or Mac (laptop or desktop), or a Chromebook, tablet or iPad, and internet access for Zoom and other web-based applications. The web tool is LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 and NXT compatible, but you do not need any LEGO or robotics products for this course.
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Jun 6, $27.25 1592226
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787