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Courses for General Interest, in the spring for children at the Shenkman Arts Centre

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Club - Virtual during the summer 2022
* LEGO® Club - Virtual during last fall 2022
Virtually build LEGO® engineering, architecture and vehicle projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build a variety of LEGO projects from instructions. Render your projects for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with 'the LEGO® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Wed, 5 pm-6 pm, Apr 20-May 4, $41.75 1613357
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 3 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Junior Robotics and Coding - Virtual during the summer 2022
* LEGO® Junior Robotics and Coding - Virtual during last fall 2022
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 app is LEGO ® Mindstorms ® EV3 and NXT compatible, but you do not need any LEGO or robotics products for this course
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, Apr 24, $27.75 1613364
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Minecraft® Engineer - Virtual during the summer 2022
* LEGO® Minecraft® Engineer - Virtual during last fall 2022
Virtually build cool Minecraft LEGO® projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build virtual Minecraft LEGO projects and render them for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with 'the LEGO ® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Wed, 5 pm-6 pm, May 11-May 18, $27.75 1613360
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, May 29, $27.75 1613359
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Space Creations - Virtual during the summer 2022
* LEGO® Space Creations - Virtual during last fall 2022
Virtually build a variety of space-themed and Star Wars® mini projects on your home computer. Learn LEGO ® Studio 2.0 and build micro-scale fighters, rockets and other spacecraft from instructions. Create scenes and render them as realistic images to display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with 'the LEGO ® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, May 15, $27.75 1613362
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 5 pm-6 pm, Jun 8-Jun 15, $27.75 1613363
    7 yrs-14 yrs, 2 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787