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Date:
June 1, 2019
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Learning Lab
Address:
508 N Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Contact:
865-982-0981
Open Lab June 1 2019 (Signage) 2
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During Open Lab - Fun with the Microbit

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Library Sponsored - Open to Public

On the 1st Saturday of each month), “Open Lab.” Ages 16 and up come play with all the cool tech in the Learning Lab!  Lab equipment includes 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, a heat press, and other small electronics. Learn more about materials costs, equipment certification, and lab policies by emailing abaker@blounttn.org   Open Lab will be in the Learning Lab, a stand-alone building on Cusick Street, across from the library’s outdoor sign.

  • During Open Lab,  Saturday,  June 1,   1 p.m. to 4 p.m., “Fun with the Microbit.” Coding is not limited to creating programs for your desktop computer, laptop or phone.  Learn how to write code for the MicroBit (www.microbit.org), use its sensors and display to create cool gadgets that continue to work after being disconnected from the computer.  This workshop is led by Thomas Proffen of ORCSGirls, a nonprofit, to inspire girls in the Oak Ridge area to explore technology, coding and science.  Workshop targeted towards teens but open to all ages.
  • During Open Lab, Saturday,  July 6,  1 p.m. to 4 p.m., “Make a Website Using HTML/CSS.” In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. This workshop is led by Thomas Proffen of ORCSGirls, a nonprofit, to inspire girls in the Oak Ridge area to explore technology, coding and science.  Workshop targeted towards teens but open to all ages.