Story Lab Winter 2017

Lego Mindstorms

Explore your creativity. Upgrade your skills. Express yourself through writing, art, design and technology at Story Lab.

Story Lab returns with another electrifying program of workshops that will both inspire your thinking and supercharge your creativity. Workshops run for various lengths and are fully supervised. All materials are supplied and different age groups and learning styles are catered for.

All workshops are tickets (with prices range from $35 to $45), fully supervised, with all materials and technology provided.

But hurry — tickets are selling fast and some sessions are nearly full.

We ask that only participants that fall in the age range listed register for the workshops.

Parent/carer supervision is not required for these workshops. Upon arrival, participants must visit the registration desk, located outside the Infozone on level 1, to sign in and to join the workshop group.

Please download the guide for parents  (PDF 345.3 KB) for a copy of the consent form as well as more information about the workshops. Each participant must complete a consent form and hand it in when they arrive for their first course of the Story Lab series.

Eventbrite - Story Lab Winter 2017

Venue:
Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Prices vary, see booking links for more information.
Bookings:

Bookings required

More information:

Program of events

Song Writing 13 - 16

Demo Writing and Recording 13-16s (26 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 26th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

Write and define an original songs, then record a demo using digital music production software Garage band

Lego Mindstorms

Lego Mindstorms 8-12s (26 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 26th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

In this hands-on workshop, build a LEGO Mindstorms robot and learn to program it with simple programming language.

Song Writing 8 - 12

Song Writing & Recording 8-12s (27 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 27th Jun 2017, 9am - 12pm

Learn how to harness your own songwriting and record a demo using Garage Band.

Exploring new realities

Exploring New Realities (Virtual and Augmented) on the ThinkDigital Coach 8-12s (28 Jun PM)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 28th Jun 2017, 1pm - 4pm

Jump on board to explore new realities on the Think Digital coach.

Lego Mindstorms

Lego Mindstorms 8-12s (28 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 28th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

In this hands-on workshop, build a LEGO Mindstorms robot and learn to program it with simple programming language.

Game Design 8 - 12

Game Design for Virtual Reality 8-12s (28 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 28th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

Create your own Virtual Reality (VR) game utilising Unity 3D game design software and the HTC Vive.

Exploring new realities

Exploring New Realities (Virtual and Augmented) on the ThinkDigital Coach 8-12s (28 Jun AM)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 28th Jun 2017, 9am - 12pm

Jump on board to explore new realities on the Think Digital coach.

Lego Mindstorms

Lego Mindstorms 8-12s (29 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 29th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

In this hands-on workshop, build a LEGO Mindstorms robot and learn to program it with simple programming language.

Game Design 8 - 12

Game Design for Virtual Reality 8-12s (29 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 29th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

Create your own Virtual Reality (VR) game utilising Unity 3D game design software.

Exploring new realities

Exploring New Realities (Virtual and Augmented) on the ThinkDigital Coach 8-12s (29 Jun PM)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 29th Jun 2017, 1pm - 4pm

Jump on board to explore new realities on the Think Digital coach.

Exploring new realities

Exploring New Realities (Virtual and Augmented) on the ThinkDigital Coach 8-12s (29 Jun AM)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 29th Jun 2017, 9am - 12pm

Jump on board to explore new realities on the Think Digital coach.

Game Design 13 - 16

Game Design for Virtual Reality 13-16s (30 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 30th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

Learn the foundations of Virtual Reality game design in Unity 3D, then test and refine your work on the HTC Vive.

Word Play

Word Magic: Creative worlds and characters 8-12s (30 Jun)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 30th Jun 2017, 10am - 2pm

Make literary magic in this creative writing workshop, utilising a simple pencil and paper to create amazing characters and bring entire worlds to life

Word Play

Wor(l)dplay: Creative Writing 13-16s (7 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 7th Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Explore ways of making your writing leap off the page and into the minds & hearts of your readers

Build it Test it

Build it, Test it, Break it! 8-12s (3 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 3rd Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Take on the role of a civil engineer for a day, responsible for the design and construction of Brisbane’s newest bridge.

Build it Test it

Build it, Test it, Break it! 8-12s (4 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 4th Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Take on the role of a civil engineer for a day, responsible for the design and construction of Brisbane’s newest bridge.

Build it Test it

Build it, Test it, Break it! 8-12s (5 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 5th Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Take on the role of a civil engineer for a day, responsible for the design and construction of Brisbane’s newest bridge.

Digital Illustration

Digital Illustration 13-16s (6 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 6th Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Learn professional techniques for transforming your drawings to detailed digital illustrations using simple and accessible iPad software

Digital Illustration

Digital Illustration 8-12s (7 Jul)

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 7th Jul 2017, 10am - 2pm

Transform your paper based drawings to digital illustrations using simple graphic design tools for iPad.

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