Every workshop will take 2 hours to complete but can be tailored to suit your schedule as needed. This is all funded and provided free of charge to your school.
'Coding unplugged and demystified' - Tangible Africa's Rangers coding game is a fantastic resource for pupils to learn the fundamentals of coding in a way that does not require computers.Pupils will work together to solve puzzles. building their code using physical, tangible jigsaw pieces.
Here pupils will build and program a LEGO Spike Essential robot. Pupils will work in pairs to build and code their LEGO robot- they will work through a series of challenges in which they will learn coding concepts such as procedural thinking, logic, loops.
In this workshop pupils will work in small groups to build and program a LEGO Spike prime robot, they will problem solve and overcome challenges presented to them in a fun and engaging session while learning coding fundamentals
In this STEAM workshop - pupils will use the Root robot, a robot that can draw on a whiteboard to explore coding concepts - input and output, logic and loops while providing an outlet for pupils to be creative
This hands on workshop allows pupils will work in teams as mechanical and electrical engineers, using tools to assemble a working model of a wind turbine. They will discuss sustainability and clean energy before testing the voltage their wind turbines can produce and explore adjustments to optimise their design.
The Think Big Space is located in the heart of Tallaght in a central location perfecetly suited to serve the community.
With thanks to South Dublin County Council, the Think Big Space is located within The Big Picture youth service centre, shared with Foroige.
There are plenty of options for local transport with a luas stop just outside and the bus terminal in the Square shopping centre just across the road you will not be short of options to come join us at the Think Big Space!
The Amazon Web Services Think Big Space Tallaght is supported by:
South Dublin County Council
South Dublin Count Libraries
Workshops & Events are delivered by the team at Creative Hut.