Coder Academy School Holiday Program

  • Wed Jan 08 - Fri Jan 10 2020
  • Kids
  • From: $140.00

During the Summer School Holidays your kids can explore, tinker, and create technology to 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 to find solutions for some of the world’s most urgent environmental and social problems. This is the theme for the next holiday break.

Day 1 - Sustainable Web Design (Wednesday, 8th January)

Focus: Coding Simple Web Pages

Ages: 10+

Description: 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.

BYOD? Yes, please bring a laptop!

Day 2 - Drive Sustainability via Gamification (Thursday, 9th January)

Focus: 3D Design (Unity Development and AR)

Ages: 12+

Description: Use the industry standard game development platform, Unity, to create a game that promotes and gamifies sustainability. Then, 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, 10th January)

Focus: Programming Hardware

Ages: 10+

Description: 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! They have everything you need.  They are also a registered Creative Kids Voucher provider.

Where:      Level 3, 118 Walker Street North Sydney,
When:       Jan 8-10, 2020
Cost:         From $140/workshop

For more information, visit the website.

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