Creative Computing Club – Moon Buggies (Ages 9-12)

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Saturday, 13th April 2019
10AM - 11.30AM
12.30PM - 2PM
2.30PM - 4PM
Suitable for ages 9-12
£8 per child (accompanying adults free)
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Celebrating fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, we’ll be using Python and a BBC Micro:bit to communicate with model moon buggies across the vast wasteland of (maker) space. There’ll be plenty of lunar challenges to face at this coding workshop, including guiding the buggies to pick up ‘moon rock’ samples using a servo-controlled grabbing claw. There’s also the time delay between Earth and the moon to grapple with – 1.255 seconds can be a long time when you’re trying to successfully navigate an already rocky mission!

9-12 year olds sessions must be accompanied by an adult.

Science Oxford welcomes all children to our clubs. If you or your child has additional needs, please get in touch on [email protected] to discuss how we can best support your child to make the most of the club.

We recommend beginners come along to the 10am session and those who have been coming to our clubs for a little while or have some knowledge already to come to the 12.30pm session.

For information on our terms and conditions visit here.

Please note the Oxford Centre for Innovation satnav postcode is OX1 1NA – there is no parking at the venue. The nearest car park is Worcester Street car park.

Venue

The Discovery Zone
The Basement, Oxford Centre For Innovation, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1BY

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