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November 2014

Join us for these upcoming activities and events!


MAKE IT Weekends

Located in Body Depot, Level 1

Ever wonder what you could create with electronics, crafts or even wood?
Are you a Do It Yourselfer or do you like working together? Become inspired, innovative and be a part of the MAKE IT community at Arizona Science Center every Saturday and Sunday!


Upcoming Winter Events

‘WEEK OF CODE’

December 8 – 14, 2014

Arizona Science Center is geeking out during the week of December 8, 2014 – December 14, 2014 with “Week of Code!” “Week of Code” is a worldwide event organized by Code.org, a 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to expand computer science education and increase participation by women and underrepresented population.

Arizona Science Center will be hosting computer-coding workshops during “Week of Code.” In addition to the workshops, which are on the “Hour of Code” website, computer coding activities will be presented. These activities will engage guests in investigating logic and code, and allow them to try their hands at writing lines of code.

Workshops run approximately one hour long and times will vary per workshop. Workshops are on a first come first served basis. Doors open at 10 a.m. and limited seating is available. Admittance into activities and workshops are free with general admission to Arizona Science Center.

Workshop/Activity Descriptions:

Mastermind: Let’s Talk Logic – Activity
-Think like a computer and use logic to solve the game Mastermind. This activity addresses problem solving and computer logic.

Hungry Robot – Activity
-Use verbal commands to instruct a “robot” on how to make a sandwich and feed itself. This activity investigates simple computer coding.

Introduction to Computer Coding – Activity
-Guests write simple lines of code on the computer then are able to run their program and see their results!

VEX IQ Robotics – Workshop
-This workshop includes building and driving a robot.
Space and supplies are limited to 16.


Snow Week 2015

December 26, 2014 - January 1, 2015
More details to come!


January 2015 Adults Night Out

January 2, 2015
5:30-9 p.m.
FREE General Admission from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for adults, 18 and over Arizona Science Center continues to inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages about science. Adults get a chance to explore Arizona Science Center on Phoenix First Friday's! Adults Night Out is an adult oriented event which includes a lecture, cash bar and Arts 360 in the Dorrance Planetarium!


OFFERS

FREE General Admission for Seniors on the First Tuesday of every month

This offer is for persons 62+ only. Please bring your driver’s license, passport or identification card with you day of.

Arizona Science Center Members Weekend Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


OTHER INFORMATION

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