Tinker Lab 2017 Spring: Electronic Instrument Class

Video: Our #STEAM #educator Karioki playing with #electronic #guitar and #drum made in #TinkerLab.

8-Week Immersive Class: 1:30pm – 4:30pm on each Sunday, January 22 – May 12 (best for children 7-13 years old.)

The Tinker Lab class in Electronic Instrument has been expanded to 8 weeks, building on the foundation of past classes in Bio Bot. Students will be able to enjoy a comprehensive experience in programming and design using several different software. To keep the tinkering fun affordable, the new class is set at the same hourly price with the 5-week class in 2016.

Access online registration here.

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Tinker Lab: Electronic Instrument Class

– Learning Targets & Common Core Standards

S.T.E.A.M.

Eight-week project-based session exploring electricity, circuitry and programming using a micro- controller called the Funkey Funkey. In addition to many activities participants will work in groups to create a set of instruments that will be played during our culminating event.

SKETCH IT! PLAY IT!

Participants will sketch instruments with pencil and paper, program their artwork to a jam session with sound, and get ready to rock out!

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funkey Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

CREATE A MUSICAL ROOM!

Participants will create a room that they will play like an instrument!

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funky Funky, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

THE JOURNEY!

Participants will design a challenging adventure and play two worlds full of obstacles and dangers! Just Remember to stay on the path…

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funkey Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

MAGNETIC MAZES!

Create your own squishy circuit labyrinth and navigate it using magnets under a table for a time score.

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funkey Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

JARLAR KEYS

A fun DIY way of turning recycling materials into a creative musical project using empty jars filled with water and a Funkey Funkey.

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funkey Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

BEAT BALLS!

An experiment that uses juggling and sound.

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funkey Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

INTERACTIVE ZINE

Make a zine that triggers soundscapes and animations programmed in scratch.

Technology: Sound Plant, Scratch, Funky Funkey, Circuit Boards

Common Core: Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

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*Download the Electronic Instrument class’ Learning Targets here.

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