City of Ottawa In-Person and Virtual Fall Program Registration Now Open

Copy of Spring 2022 Virtual Programs - May 3 2022

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City of Ottawa Virtual Programs 

Join us for one of our Spring 2022 virtual LEGO programs running through the City of Ottawa.  Registration is ongoing.

Choose one-day workshops or two-class sessions. Note that the technical requirements vary for our courses; we now have some courses that only require a Chromebook or device.  

Best way to register: Use the barcode links with each description below to reach the course registration page directly. 

Or visit ottawa.ca or contact (613) 580-2424 ext. 32047 for more information.

See pages 3 and 4 of the Virtual Activities Recreation eGuide for Spring 2022. 

 

LEGO® Club - Virtual   Ages 7-14                         

Virtually build LEGO® engineering, architecture and vehicle projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build a variety of LEGO projects from instructions. Render your projects for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software.

In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,” Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will also need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.  

2 Wednesdays, April 20 & May 4, 2022                         5 - 6 pm        1613357     

 

Robotics and Coding - Virtual    Ages 7-14      

Learn to code, and simulate the movement of, a virtual robot using web-based software on your home computer or device. Work with a virtual robot that uses distance, rotation and colour sensors to navigate. Learn to program the robot starting with calculating distances and turns. Then learn to use various coding blocks including sensor blocks, loop blocks, wait blocks and move blocks as you work on successively more difficult coding challenges.

In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,” Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. You will require a PC or Mac (laptop or desktop), or a Chromebook, tablet or iPad, and internet access for Zoom and other web-based applications. The web tool is LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 and NXT compatible, but you do not need any LEGO or robotics products for this course. 

Sunday, April 24, 2022                                      12:30 - 2:30 pm         1613364

 

Introduction to Robotics Simulation  Virtual      Ages 8-14

Learn about a selection of software designed to program virtual robots  Open RobertaVEX®code VR and the Virtual Robotics Toolkit. Learn how these programs work as you code an autonomous robot and operate a robot through remote control.

In collaboration with ‘the LEGO® guy,’ Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run the software and to connect to Zoom.

2 Wednesdays, May 25 - June 1, 2022                 5-6 pm         1613356

        

LEGO® Minecraft® Engineer - Virtual    Ages 7-14                    

Virtually build cool MinecraftTM LEGO® projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build virtual Minecraft LEGO projects and render them for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software.

In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,” Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will also need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.     

2 Wednesdays, May 11 & 18, 2022                     5 - 6 pm                1613360 

Sunday, May 29, 2022                                         12:30 - 2:30 pm     1613359

 

LEGO® Space Creations - Virtual       Ages 7-14                                      

Virtually build a variety of space-themed and Star Wars® mini projects on your home computer. Learn LEGO® Studio 2.0 and build micro-scale fighters, rockets and other spacecraft from instructions. Create scenes and render them as realistic images to display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software.

In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,” Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will also need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.    

Sunday, May 15, 2022                                12:30 - 2:30 pm       1613362     

2 Wednesdays, June 8 & 15, 2022             5-6 pm                    1613363 

 

Advanced LEGO® Robotics Simulation  Virtual       Ages 8-14

Build a virtual LEGO robot in Studio 2.0 and import it into the Virtual Robotics Toolkit (VRT) simulator. Learn to program your virtual robot to function autonomously and learn to drive it with the remote control feature. Learn about several advanced features in VRT.

In collaboration with ‘the LEGO® guy,’ Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run the software and to connect to Zoom.  

2 Sundays, June 5 & 12, 2022            12:30 - 2:30 pm        1613352

 

We have been running virtual LEGO and STEM programs since Summer 2020. Our virtual courses now include:  

Introduction to Robotics Simulation – Virtual   
Advanced LEGO® Robotics Simulation – Virtual     
Robotics and Coding – Virtual   
Electronics – Virtual   
LEGO® Club – Virtual    
LEGO® MinecraftTM Engineer – Virtual   
LEGO® Engineering: Technic Building – Virtual   
LEGO® EV3/NXT Robotics – Virtual   

LEGO® Space Creations – Virtual       
LEGO® Micro-Scale Building – Virtual   

LEGO® Building: Home and Nature – Virtual   
LEGO® Mosaics & 8-Bit Art – Virtual   

Seasonal LEGO® Building – Virtual   

 

For more information about our Virtual Programs contact:

ian@orangestem.ca

Revised March 15, 2022