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#exabits: Family HackJam, Cambridge 27Nov18

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Swavesey Village College

Gibraltar Lane

Swavesey

Cambridge

CB24 4RS

United Kingdom

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You are invited to our second Family Hack Jam at Swavesey Village College, Cambridge.

The aim of this Family Hack Jam event is to bring together friends, families and teachers to discover the fun, excitement and power of computer science, through an enjoyable, team-based problem-solving evening.

We invite you to join us and other children, adults and teachers from a range of ages and experience levels for some family fun, competition and games. It's likely that we may be using some or one of the following technlogies throughout the evening: Minecraft, Raspberry Pi computers, Micro:bits, Python, Scratch.

Please note that all children must be supervised by an adult.

Programme:

4.30pm-4.45pm Arrival and setting up.

4.45pm-5.00pm Introduction to 'The Hack Jam Challenge', a team-based problem solving activity, designing and coding a solution using computer hardware. All equipment provided.

5.00pm-6.45pm Working in teams to develop solutions

6.45pm-7.00pm Show & tell.

7.00pm - Close

Participants: We want you to form a mixed-age team with your friends & family to take on our Hack Jam Challenge. It really doesn't matter if you can code or not - we will teach you everything you need to know, and besides - it's not all about coding. There is something for everyone.

Supporters: We're also appealing for any adults with a Computing / computer science background to support this evening event. In particular, we're looking for teachers, lecturers, software developers, web developrs, designers, animators, hardware hackers, makers and engineers to join us.

Family Hack Jams aim to bring friends & families together to discover the fun, excitement and power of computer science, to learn more watch, listen or read this.

This event is being run by exa.foundation part of Exa Education

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CB24 4RS

United Kingdom

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