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ANSTO Online Workshop

Electric Circuits (Online Virtual Workshop)

Date Saturday 14th August , Saturday 21st August , Saturday 28th August
Venue Online


ANSTO Electric Circuits Online Weekend Workshop

Age: 8 - 12 years (upper primary)

Cost: $25

Time: 2 hrs

If you enjoy making things, and sometimes breaking things too, then this workshop is for you!

In this 2 hour (virtual) hands-on workshop you will learn about and make various electric circuits such as Morse code machines and burglar alarms. You’ll have a great time learning to make virtual electric circuits and code a simulated ‘BBC Micro:Bit’ to add extra features to your circuits using wires, motors and sensors, while learning basic coding concepts. We’ll bring rock, paper, scissors to digital life along with whatever crazy inventions your creative minds can think of!

For this virtual workshop:

  • All equipment is digital/virtual and no prior experience is necessary
  • This workshop is limited to 12 students and is hosted on "Zoom*
  • A laptop or desktop computer is preferred (no iPad) with a decent internet connection
  • We’ll be using Tinkercad’s digital ‘Circuits’ feature and the Chrome browser is preferred. We will provide the logon details at the beginning of the workshop

Please launch the Zoom meeting window and your browser 10 minutes before the workshop, to make sure everything is working smoothly.

*Details of the Zoom will be sent closer to the workshop date.