NEW! LEGO ENGINEERING WITH COMPUTER CODING
Attention Young Engineers currently in grades 3-6!
This course is designed to promote students’ fundamental understanding of computer coding with LEGOS. Chris Miller’s new course covers material that is part of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math education) curriculum and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS.)
Students will:
    • Use LEGO bricks in a guided computational thinking context by:
      • Building models and simulations
      • Looking for patterns
      • Using computers to assist in testing models and ideas
      • Using simple algorithms to sequence actions on the computer
      • Working with ideas while developing an understanding of the world around them.
      • Organizing and analyzing data while having lots of fun!
    • Explore problems and develop ideas in the following areas of the curriculum:
      • Life sciences
        • Frog’s Metamorphosis
        • Predators and Prey
      • Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science
        • Drop and Rescue
        • Space Exploration
        • Cleaning the Ocean
Who: Students currently in grades 3-6 who enjoy working with small LEGO pieces and can follow multi-step directions
When: June 18, 22, 25, 29, July 2 and July 6, 9
Time:  10:00 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Ave Maria Catholic School – library/computer lab