Save the Date for Summer Camp

Book Summer Camps in Winter Booking a summer camp in winter may seem strange but it’s a good idea. It actually has a lot of benefits: savings, selection, anticipation, and planning. Kids usually have about 10 weeks of summer available to plan activities and family events. And while the price of some activities won’t change …

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Girls in STEM – Numbers Growing

The Girls in STEM Movement The movement for Girls in STEM is strong. Many nonprofit organizations have been promoting Girls Only events. Our mission is to empower every child to discover their passions and purpose. Not just girls. Not just boys. But every child. However, if you walked into any of our programs a decade ago, …

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How to play Gamemaker on Mac

How to play GameMaker games on Mac

We use Game Maker 8.1 for Windows in our in-person Game Design Camps. Also, we provide each kid with a complimentary USB drive to save the games they developed in summer camp. They can then load the software on a Windows computer and play them with for friends and family. However, sometimes families only have …

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Why Fortnite Is So Popular?

Reasons Fortnite is So Popular are Pretty Simple There is no doubt that Fortnite is popular, maybe even one of the most popular games of all time. And, even though as parents we might at times curse Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, they’re actually brilliant. Fortnite has swept across the world into the lives …

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A Honeybee’s Helpful Robot

Drones Could Replace the Honey Bee Drones could replace the honey bee. Most of us are aware of the honeybee crisis. The environmentally sustaining species – pollinating 80% of the world – have been dying out at a surprising rate. So, scientists in Japan have been working on a backup plan, just in case: Pollinator …

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Fun, Patriotic Memorial Day LEGO Flag!

Celebrate this Memorial Day with Classroom Antics this Memorial Day LEGO build. This patriotic build is a salute to our country and those who have sacrificed for it. From barbeques and parades to lake days and get-togethers, there’s a lot to do this weekend! If you are looking for a fun way to keep your …

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Video Game Designers Explain the Psychology Behind Sound Effects

Video game designers take viewers through a history and psychology explanation of game sound effects. Wired.com recently interviewed some pretty amazing video game designers about the evolution of sound effects in game design. You wouldn’t have guessed how much time, effort, and research goes into the sounds you’ve been hearing in games. You may not …

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Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is officially now the third Thursday in February. The Society of Women Engineers asks you to help spread awareness of girls in engineering to the young girls in your life. You don’t need to sit down and tell them the dictionary definition of engineering… that’s boring. Instead, engage them! …

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