Learn to Code

FREE Workshops

Limited to a maximum of 15 participants

These coding workshops are provided to help kids aged 5 to 16 develop skills in:

  • Digital literacy
  • Animation
  • Block-based coding
  • Robot building, and more!

No experience or registration required!

Admission to Science North is not required to participate in the workshops.

More workshops will be added monthly. Be sure to check back for more upcoming dates!


Available Workshops


Can you Measure Up?

Join us this Saturday to explore one of the practical applications of robotics: measurement. We will be using Ozobot Evo to measure things using standard and non-standard units.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Saturday, October 6

Self-Driver's Ed

Self driving cars are just around the corner. What technologies make self-driving cars possible? Try your hand at creating a self-driving robot using Ozobot Evo.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Sunday, October 7

Code Math

Program Ozobot Evo to perform and model mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and even more complicated concepts like probability.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Saturday, October 13

Do the Robot!

Combine coding and choreography with our Bluecoats this Sunday by creating a dance routine controlling the lights, sounds, and movements of Ozobot Evo.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Sunday, October 14

Ozobot Rock

Program Ozobot Evo to compose your own music. Can you make a masterpiece?

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Saturday, October 20

Animal Habits and Habitats

Ozobot Evo might be a machine, but it sure can make a convincing critter! Use code to invent an animal and have it forage for food.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Sunday, October 21

Blastoff!

Guide the Ozobot to Mars and Neptune. Use coding to avoid asteroids and other obstacles in this cosmic adventure.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Saturday, October 27

Ozo-Vacuum

Have you ever wondered how a Roomba or other robotic vacuum works? Explore the types of programs these household robots require by simulating it using Ozobot Evo.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 10:00am-12:00pm on the following dates: Sunday, October 28

Move your Bot

Extend your coding experiences with opportunities to explore an assortment of coding tools. Bluecoats will be on hand to assist participants but we encourage self-directed exploration! Length of stay can be determined by individual interest and engagement levels.

Recommended ages: 5-16Max Participants: 15
Available at the Laamanen Room From 1:00-4:00pm on the following dates: Saturday, October 6 Sunday, October 7 Saturday, October 13 Sunday, October 14 Saturday, October 20 Sunday, October 21 Saturday, October 27 Sunday, October 28