Robotics: Make It Light Up


Wednesday, September 7, 2016
MakerKids 2451 Bloor St W TorontoONCanada  M6S 1P7
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
MakerKids 2451 Bloor St W TorontoONCanada  M6S 1P7

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What's Included

FREE sampler class! Ready to get moving? Students in this class will have a hands-on experience creating their own dynamic robots with sound, light or movement. The program involves extensive work in Arduino, a micro-controntroller, and Ardublock, a graphical programming language. These tools can be programmed to perform a range of operations and require understanding of coding, computer skills, tactile skills and design. Functions may include programming buttons, motors, switches, sensors, lights, and buzzers. There are 3 different classes included within Arduino Robotics. Each focuses on a different family of components to introduce new abilities and challenges while reinforcing core coding and wiring concepts. Light Working with light encompasses LED, dimming LEDs, motion sensors, light sensors, neopixel (full colour LEDs). Projects include creating a parent alarm, environmental nightlight and light shows

About This Organizer

We are the first and largest makerspace for kids in the world, and we run programs, camps and parties on topics like Robotics, Coding and Minecraft. Our goal is to help kids ages 8-12 move from being consumers to creators. 


MakerKids was named Best Kids’ Workshops by Toronto Life Magazine and one of the top ten awesome birthday parties in Toronto by Today’s Parent. Thousands of kids have participated in our programs. In the past we have done Content and Curriculum Development for clients like Intel and 3D Systems, and Professional Development services for clients such as the Toronto Public Library. We’ve been featured in major media such as Wired, CTV and the Globe and Mail, and have spoken at SXSW, Maker Faire, MakerCon, and more. Our Board of Advisors includes Dale Dougherty (CEO of Maker Media, MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire) and Massimo Banzi (CEO of Arduino). We are proud to be a Certified B Corporation.

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