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Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo (Sponsored)

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Imagination Lab

The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street

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SE1 7AG

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You’re invited to… Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo

Join us for a full day skills camp for children aged 7-12 exploring creative invention using micro:bit, a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning easy and fun!

What can I expect at Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo

A slippery snake, a hungry squirrel or a roaring lion? What will you make for the robot zoo!

Working in small teams, children will learn how to use BBC Micro:bit, a tiny programmable computer which can be used to create everything from robots to musical instruments. They’ll design, build and programme their own moving and interactive robot animal for our robot zoo.

Once they’ve got to grips with coding their Micro:bit, children will invent and design a robot animal using motors, lights and sensors, arts and crafts.

Children will learn coding and invention skills using the Make Code interface and they’ll get to stretch their creative thinking using arts and crafts to personalise and make their robot animals.

The workshop is for all abilities and allows children with previous experience of Micro:bit to work on more complicated projects.

When is Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo?

This camp is taking place on Tuesday 28 May, from 10:00am until 4:00pm. This is a drop-off event, children do not need to be accompanied by a parent or carer during the workshop. There will be a show and tell which parents and carers are invited to attend at 3:30pm. The day will finish at 4:00pm.

Who is Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo for and how much does it cost?
For children aged 7-12 years. You are on the event page for fully funded places at Lab Liftoff, which are supported by the RNCT. To be eligible for a free place, the household of the child/children you are booking for must be receiving one or more of the following list and be able to show evidence of this:

Council Tax Benefit
Housing Benefit
Incapacity Benefit
Job Seekers Allowance
Employment & Support Allowance
Income Support
Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit
Working Tax Credit
Free school meals
Universal Credit

You will be asked to say which of these are relevant for you when you fill in the booking form. We will ask for a phone number, so we can contact you about your booking.

How many tickets can I book?
You can book up to two children onto the event using this page. As there are limited spaces for this workshop, if you want to book for more than two children, please email imaginationlab@ioi.london with the number of children in the group, the name of the event you want to book for and your phone number so we can confirm whether there are enough spaces free.

Are refreshments available at Lab Liftoff: Robot Zoo

Lunch is not provided, children should bring a packed lunch to the Lab.

If you have further questions about the camp, please email: imaginationlab@ioi.london.

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Imagination Lab

The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street

London

SE1 7AG

United Kingdom

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