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December 2020

Archaeology & Engineering in Minecraft: Celebrating Winter at Stonehenge

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online GA United States
$50

Archaeologists believe that an ancient civilization began building Stonehenge over 3000 years ago, and that it was meant to be an astronomical monument or calendar circle. The stones are aligned so that on the Winter Solstice the sun sets in the midst of three great stones known as the Trilithon. But Stonehenge is not the only monument created by an ancient civilization to track time! There’s a much older calendar circle at Nabta Playa in the Nubian Desert in Egypt!…

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Craft & Code Interactive Cities

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online GA United States
$50

What if you could craft a city and then use coding and conductivity to tell the stories of the people who live there? That’s what we’ll be doing in this one-day camp! We’ll start by crafting cities out of cardboard, or drawing cities to make an interactive poster. You can create a flat city on paper, a diorama of a city with a shoebox, or build a city out of cardboard. Then, we’ll write the stories of the people who…

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DIY Carnival Games

December 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Online GA United States
$50

Carnivals are fun events that bring communities together. In this camp, you will create a carnival game that lights up and makes noise. You’ll use a Makey Makey (supplied in a kit from MODA) and household materials to imagine, design, build, code and add circuitry to your game. We’ll start by brainstorming games, designing them, and building them out of household materials. Then, we’ll add electricity using Makey Makey circuits and code the games to respond when they’re played. After…

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