Worlds Tiniest Computer

Robotics Technology for Kids and the World’s Tiniest Computer

What Is That Speck? The World’s Tiniest Computer. See that really tiny black speck? That’s a computer! And that giant white rock next to it is actually a grain of rice… I know – mind BLOWN! Measuring in at 0.04 cubic millimeters, this is officially the world’s tiniest computer. Now, you can’t play Fortnite on …

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Why Kids Should Learn to Code

Should Your Kids Learn How to Code

Coding might sound like a difficult skill to grasp. But, kids are learning how to code everyday in our coding camps. Kids who learn how to code today will be presented with so many opportunities to gain life skills and technical skills that are in demand in tomorrow’s technology driven world. What are Some Benefits of …

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Learn to Code for a Quarter a Lesson

Learn to Code for Less Than a Quarter a Lesson

Now, with Classroom Antics’ self-led option for Virtual Coding Club, kids learn to code more for less than ever before. From the moment they register for the remainder of the school year kids get access to over 300 JavaScript coding lessons. And, learning to code is something children should do because it provides so many …

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Boy Scout Merit Badges

Boy Scout Merit Badges – Our Camps Help You Earn Them

If your son is in Boy Scouts and interested in earning some STEAM-focused merit badges, we can help. Our STEAM-focused camps fulfill many of the requirements of various boy scout merit badges. Animation Merit Badge Game Design Merit Badge Movie Making Merit Badge Programming Merit Badge Robotics Merit Badge The Animation Merit Badge In Brick …

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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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Makey Makey a New Addition to Coding Camp

Makey Makey – A New Addition to Coding Camp

Classroom Antics is adding invention components from Makey Makey to our Computer Programming camp this summer. The entire curriculum has been refreshed and enhanced to include new electrical engineering concepts and hacks. We are accomplishing this using software programming in Scratch and hardware tools from Makey Makey. This tech camp really lets kids get creative with coding. …

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Swift Playgrounds App for Coding Education

Swift Playgrounds is a new app from Apple that allows users to learn how to code using an iPad. The app allows users to learn to code using a combination of lessons and challenges within the app. A coder can learn to code by completing the Swift lessons in order or jump around the table of …

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Resources for Scratch

Resources to Encourage Coding with Scratch

“All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school – my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program.”  -Mark Zuckerberg After an exciting week of learning computer programming at Tech Camp, you want to capitalize on your child’s enthusiasm and keep them coding at home. …

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Girls-Only Camps

Are Girls-Only Camps the Answer?

“If you don’t feel a sense of belonging, if you don’t feel like you’re being supported, you’re more likely to leave.” -Maria Klawe of Harvey Mudd College Source: Girls just want to code. The trick is making sure they don’t stop – CNET Feelings on Girls-Only Camps The story above was posted on CNET today. …

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What is the Hour of Code?

The Hour of Code is a worldwide initiative, during the week of December 9-15, 2013, to get children introduced to computer programming. It is designed to demystify what programming is (also known as coding) and show students that everyone can learn this life-long skill. President Obama calls on Every American to Learn Code. What is Programming? …

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