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Takaka Library: Robotic Workshop - Let’s Make our Own Moving Machine

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Join us for a fun, hands-on robotic session for children aged 9-14.

This is a project-based workshop with a maker philosophy at its core; the idea is that you learn by making.

We will be using modules from various systems, whether Miro:bits and Makeblock mBots, and will build our machine with cardboard, string, whatever our mind will come to. We will then control their every move through programming!

The software uses graphic programming (similar to Scratch) and can control sensors and modules to have your fabulous creation take on the world!

You can purchase the micro:bit microcontroller board, (including 1 micro:bit pocket size microcontroller, 1 USB cable, 1 battery holder, start-up guide) to take home at the end of the workshop for $29.50 to continue learning at home; but this will need to be ordered before the workshop. Please note it does not include any other modules.
Please email Nathalie – if you would like to order these.

Choose either the morning or afternoon session.

Cost: $20 per session.

Bookings are essential. Book on Eventbrite.

Please bring a drink bottle and food.


October 3


9.00am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-5.00pm


Golden Bay / Abel Tasman


Takaka Memorial Library
3 Junction Street, Takaka 7142

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Ph. 03 525 0059

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