I’m a Tech Ninja!

Class # 16   Grades: 2- 3

Class Overview

This summer you will become a tech ninja and have an App-Mazing time in this tech-novation class! After earning your Tech Ninja iPad License, we will learn how to use various tech tools to produce APP smashing movies that will be published on YouTube, code and create “OzoLands” with Ozobots, and explore creating circuits with Makey Makeys and Little Bits. We will take a field trip to The Works Museum and make our own “Wigglebots” to keep, have an on-site field trip with Mad Science to learn about “Radical Robots” and make a “Mechano-Hand” to take home, and we will also have a 3M Visiting Wizard teach us more about circuits and electricity! Be ready to problem solve, collaborate, and think creatively with the other tech ninjas in this class! (Oh…also be ready to have a lot of FUN!)

Teachers

Stacey Whitwood

Stacey Whitwood, a 2nd grade teacher and Technology Coach in the Roseville School District, is also a National Board Certified Teacher and member of the ISD 623 Innovation Team.   She has a passion for creating project based learning experiences that integrate technology along with endless amounts of creativity. Although this is her 1st year teaching for Summer Academy she has 21 years of teaching experience in her district.

Additional Info

Field Trip (Off-site):

The Works Museum

On-site Field Trips/Class Presentations:

3M Visiting Wizards

Mad Science: Radical Robots

Operate different robots that use a variety of sensory devices, such as infrared, sound or light detection. Operate a robot with six legs or one with wheels and command a robot to play soccer. Try out a robotic arm and build your own Mechano-Hand to take home.

 

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