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Space Invaders – July 28th

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First, you will need to download the Space Invaders lab manual, which can be found here: Have you been following along with our Tech Tuesday Scratch Series? In both Soccer Scratch and Ping Pong Duals, we explore the introductory and intermediate skills necessary to create games and animations using Scratch, an online coding software. This […]

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Ping Pong Duals – July 21st

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First, you will need to download the Ping Pong Duals lab manual, which can be found here: PING! PONG! That’s the sound of a fun activity. But what if you do not have access to a ping pong table? Have no fear! In this episode, we will teach you how to create your very own […]

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Soccer Scratch – July 14th

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First, you will need to download the Soccer Scratch lab manual, which can be found here: Scratch is a coding program that can be used to create short animations using code! Code is a language that is understood by our computer. There are many different kinds of coding languages, just as there are many kinds […]

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Bugs, Weeds Spray Away – July 13th

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First, you will need to download the Bugs, Weeds Spray Away lab manual, which can be found here: What did you eat today? Have you stopped to think about where that food came from? Farmers execute a branch of science called agriculture, which involves the science or practice of farming. Studies in agriculture extend far […]

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To Infinity and Beyond – July 10th

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First, you will need to download the To Infinity and Beyond lab manual, which can be found here: Let’s talk forces. No, not the force in Star Wars or forcing your sibling to watch your favourite show with you. Forces like gravity! Gravity is described in classical mechanics as a force that acts between two […]

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Let’s Get Instrumental – July 9th

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First, you will need to download the Let’s Get Instrumental lab manual, which can be found here: We have talked previously about sound in episode 36 and 39. We have identified frequency, pitch, and sound waves so far. We have not yet classified artificial or natural sounds! Artificial sounds are sounds made by humans. Not […]

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Radiant Rays – July 2nd

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First, you will need to download the Radiant Rays lab manual, which can be found here: Have you ever tried to cook an egg on the sidewalk? Or maybe you watched a video of someone do it online. You (or the person in the video), may have been successful after a loooooong period of time. […]