Sunday, March 18, 2018 • 9:00 a.m. to noon Schechter Westchester’s Dr. Elliot Spiegel Lower School WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS SCRATCH! LEARN TO CODE Curious-on-Hudson Grade Level: K only Students will be introduced to the logic of coding and programming through SCRATCH, the coding language developed by M.I.T. for children. Through use of a graphical, drag-and-drop interface, students learn how to create simple programs that are fun, animated, and personalized. WHAT CAN I EAT WITH THIS BEAK? Sheldrake Nature Center Grade Level: All Do different birds have different beaks? Let’s explore this unique bird adaptation together. We’ll try out some different kinds of beaks and figure it out! THE DISCOVER CAMP STEAM EXPERIENCE Discover Camp Grade Level: All Come fly, race, build, design, print, and code your way through a variety of fun and challenging STEAM activities. Children will participate in several guided activities, including 3D printing design, rocket building, coding and programming, car building, and more. Activities will vary based on grade range. INVENTION CONVENTION Curious-on-Hudson Grade Level: K-2 Design and model an original invention out of random objects and raw materials. Kids are given creative license to solve challenges in their own ways, using their own ideas to form design solutions. ADVENTURES IN SCRATCH! Digital Arts Experience Grade Level: K-2 Create original video games using Scratch! Scratch is a programming language developed by MIT and specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then explore how to create games with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have successfully designed original video games which they will be able to share with their friends and family!