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Teen / Tween Coding with Dash-Dot Robots

Dash & Dot are robots that teach coding. Use Blockly, a Scratch-inspired app, to practice programming by dragging and dropping commands into place. Our challenge: Learn to code in order to make Dash do the chicken dance! No prior coding experience necessary. For those entering 4th-12th grades. Register here, or by calling 283-4152, starting April 30th. Presented by the Iowa State University Extension Office. Presented by the Iowa State University Extension Office.

Coding with Bee-Bot

Kids will have so much fun with Bee-Bot, they might not realize they’re learning pre-coding skills! Bee-Bot is a colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot that actually helps kids to learn sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and simple coding. Plus, they’re just fun! This activity is for those entering K – 3rd grades. Presented by the Iowa State University Extension Office.

Learn to Draw Manga with the Des Moines Art Center!

Are you a Manga fanatic? Want to try your hand at drawing in the manga style?? Learn about Drawing Manga with a guest instructor from the Des Moines Art Center! Practice your technique and make your own creations to take home. For those entering 4th-12 grades.

Participants are required to attend both days (07/24/2017 and 07/26/2017), as instruction is given on both days and projects are cumulative.

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