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School Holidays Make & Play Video Game Controller + Coding

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A 1-Hour School Holiday Activity making a working push-button to run a video game you can re-program. This is an introductory course to get a taste of learning about electronics and Scratch coding, or 'Physical Computing'.
Groups are kept small, maximum of 6 (please contact to accommodate a big group).

All Ages 7+ and 12+ years Introduction to Physical Computing with Video Game Electronics! No experience necessary.
{Under 10's will require parental supervision}

Learn by doing a fun hands-on activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the push-button to a Raspberry Pi computer’s input/output wiring to drive a video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can also make the game controller, colour & re-animate the game characters, and change the program through simple Scratch block coding.
Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $28

When: Several 1-hour sessions available during School Holidays, 16-24 April 2018.
Where: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

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