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  • *NEW* Science Explorers STEM Kit-Crazy Chemistry (grades 2-6)

    Join us in a virtual laboratory as we become crazy chemists. Investigate the Periodic Table and learn about its families with fun and exciting experiments as we discover the science side of STEM. We will break some chemical bonds, get messy with polymers and much more. Class is hands on so be ready for a mess. Kit contains an outline and much of the materials needed to complete this prerecorded class. A 30-day link will be provided via the email you use to register to access a private video on YouTube. Kits will be mailed to address used to register. Additional information and warnings available in the notes. Kit and link will be available October 2, 2020 Materials Not Included with Kit: • Access to an area near a sink that can get messy • Crayons and colored pencils • Towel or paper towel for spills • Pitcher • Cups and bowls • Scissors • Plate • 10 pennies • Old markers, optional • Tray, optional to help contain spills • Tape, optional
  • *NEW* Science Explorers STEM Sampler (grades 2-6)

    Join our virtual laboratory as we explore three areas of STEM. First, discover the science side of STEM as we learn the difference between chemical and physical changes with sloppy, slimy, and messy experiments. Next, investigate technology as we learn if our hand is really quicker than the eye with various fun optical illusions. Then discover engineering and math as we construct a marble roller coaster to learn about physics. This virtual class is filled with engaging experiments and activities. The kit will contain an outline and much of the materials needed to complete the prerecorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Participants will need internet access and a device to view the video. It is advisable to have an adult available to assist with any potential technical difficulties. Kits will be mailed to address used to register. Additional information and warnings available in the notes. Kit and link will be available October 23, 2020 Materials Not Provided with Kit: A space with sink access that can get messy Scissors Pencil and markers Glue Clear cup, cups and bowls Paper towels, optional Tray to contain mess, optional Old markers, optional Stapler, optional Ruler, optional
  • *NEW* Science Explorers STEM Sampler for Preschoolers (Ages 3.5-6)

    Join us in a virtual preschool classroom as we explore three areas of STEM. We will investigate a tropical rain forest and its layers while learning about the unique animals that live there. Examine the three most common states of matter in our environment (solid, liquid, gas) with fun and exciting experiments. Lastly, we will use our natural curiosity to explore force with engaging activities. Kits contain an outline and much of the materials needed to complete the prerecorded class. A 30-day link will be provided to access a private video on YouTube. Addition details available in the notes regarding additional materials required and warnings. Kits will be mailed to address used to register. Kit and link will be available starting September 25 thru Dec 31, 2020. Materials Not Included with Kit: • A space with sink access that can get messy • 3 cups • Bowl • ½ cup measure • Glue • Pitcher for water, optional • Black crayon, optional • Tape, optional
  • *NEW* Virtual Coding: Hacking Java Games (grades 4-9)

    Hack into the code of classic games. Learn Java coding skills while modifying games such as Asteroids, Tetris, Snake and more. Coding beginners and more experienced participants love this class. Keyboarding skills required. Additional Technical Requirement: Free BlueJ IDE Editor Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Game Coding: Platformer (grades 4-8)

    Create an arcade-style, side-scrolling platformer. Learn to create web-based platformers using Construct 3, a visual coding platform that teaches the basics and structure of programming. Create custom enemies, obstacles, and challenges in this exciting class. Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Game Coding: Super Mario (grades 2-5)

    This course will give you hands-on experience developing your own game using Scratch 3, a visual coding platform. Learn how to think like a programmer and learn coding concepts while creating a 2-dimensional, arcade-style Super Mario Bros.themed game. The first part of the class will be instructor led. With the time remaining, participants will have the opportunity to customize their games using Scratch (free web app). Participants will receive additional challenges and activities to continue coding after class. Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Intro to Java Coding (grades 4-8)

    Participants will be introduced to object-oriented programming and elements of the Java language while learning to code their text-based RPG (Role playing Game). No programming experience is necessary, but familiarity with doing common tasks using a computer operating system (text-editing and understanding directory structures) and keyboarding is necessary. Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Multiplayer Minecraft: Mini Game Builder (grades 2-7)

    Become the architect of three mini-game battle arenas. Build your own spleef arena, capture the flag base, and king of the hill stadium, then challenge your friends. Battle it out in spleef, plan your base in capture the flag, and have a snowball fight in king of the hill. Participants receive a copy of the world map to use at home to expand on. Additional Technical Requirements: Minecraft Java Edition PC (will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phone) Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Multiplayer Minecraft: Theme Park Builder (grades 1-6)

    Work as a team to create a custom theme park in Minecraft. Use command blocks and Redstone to create this world. Possible projects include roller coasters, water rides, trampoline park, obstacle course, a boat race, bumper boats, a dunk tank, and many more rides and attractions. Participants receive a copy of the world map to expand on. Additional Technical Requirements: Minecraft Java Edition PC (will not work on Chromebook, tablets, or phones) Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • *NEW* Virtual Star Wars Game Coding (grades 2-5)

    Make Star Wars-themed video games. Create several working 2D games and animations using popular Star Wars sprites. With time remaining, participants will be challenged to modify or improve the games created in class using Scratch (free web app). Participants will be provided additional challenges and activities to continue coding after class. Classes will be held using Google Meet, a link will be sent to the email used to register prior to the first class. If you have questions regarding any downloads necessary for the class, please contact us at Community Education and we can get you in touch with Tech Academy for support.
  • CoDrone Stay-At-Home Robotics Kit (grades 3+)

    The CoDrone kit includes two drones. Both drones are programmable and use block-based programming languages. Participants will program their drones to fly around and complete missions. When they have mastered their programming, they can pair their drones to a Bluetooth device and battle each other in a game of aerial laser tag. Equipment is sterilized and left unused for a period of 3 days. Participants will need a computer with Bluetooth 4.0, internet access, and a tablet or smart phone (phone or tablet optional). $75 (includes a 14-day rental of the equipment) Once registered the organization’s contact will be in touch by email to share instructional details. Contact Community Education to arrange a time to pick up and drop off your kit at our office on the beginning and end dates of your registration time frame.
  • Online ACT Preparation Seminar (grades 11, 12)

    We've been coming to your school for years - and now we're hosting our proven test prep online! This 5-hour seminar covers all four multiple choice tests and the essay. Students receive tips on how to approach the test and strategies on how to answer questions. Students also receive an extra practice test and a study guide to use to prepare for the test. To make participation easy, our online seminars are offered at least six days a week with multiple time slots available. Choose from recorded or live virtual sessions. All materials will be shipped to your home prior to the seminar. Spots will fill up quickly, so sign up today! Information here is for your information only. REGISTER AT DOORWAY TO COLLEGE and use COUPON CODE = CentennialTestPrep at checkout to receive Centennial's special school pricing!