Lego Mindstorms 8-12s (26 Jun)
The robots are coming! In this hands-on workshop, build a LEGO Mindstorms robot and learn to program it with simple programming language. Unleash the creative powers of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 set to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine. Work together in groups to create solutions for the robots that you create to solve a variety of challenges.
All materials will be supplied for the workshop.
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 399.5 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 Story Lab workshops. The Digital Futures Lab is open 7 days a week during State Library opening hours.
This session is part of the Story Lab winter 2017 workshop series. It will also be repeated on 26, 28 & 29 June.
Workshop presenter: Active Entertainment
Activate was born from a desire to invigorate the next generation of content creators using the latest in cutting-edge technology. Led by founder/director Tyronne Curtis’ unique skill-set combined with a resource pool of some of Australia’s most innovative industry leaders, Tyronne forged a path in filmmaking, augmented reality, virtual reality and beyond. He and his team of Activators developed a series of workshop programs for young people that filled a gap in the education sector – relevant and cohesive material that speaks to the real-world standard of application.
Special Offer for Story Lab Winter participants!
Ticket holders to Story Lab workshops, along with their families and friends, have the option to take part in a FREE guided tour of the Digital Futures Lab, an interactive experience which is part studio, part game space, part exhibition. This exclusive tour will give you a hands-on introduction to the space, which you are then free to explore. The Digital Futures Lab is open 7 days a week during State Library opening hours.
Note: This guided tour is not supervised as part of the Story Lab workshops. Children and young people can be accompanied by an adult, or take the tour independently, provided they have been given permission to sign out of the Story Lab workshops. More details are available by downloading the guide for parents (PDF 399.5 KB).