november, 2020

This is a repeating event

thu19nov12:00 am11:59 pmLifelong Learning Festival: STEM STORYTELLING: Robotics Lending Library (Ages 5-8)12:00 am - 11:59 pm OnlineProgram Type:For Kids,Lifelong Learning Festival,Online Programs,Special Events & ForumsPrice:Free Event TagsChildren & Youth,Family & Parenting,Technology & STEMFree


A great Introduction for younger girls and boys to STEM. They will get creative with tech and recreate a scene from a favourite book or compose and tell an original adventure, mixing coding with storytelling. Fun, engaging and low-pressure, no prior coding experience is required. For the Lifelong Learning Festivals Parents and kids have the opportunity to borrow a Ozobot robotic kit miniature line following robots which can sense colours and use that to understand instructions from our Western BACE Robotic Lending Library, to continue having fun learning together by completing self-paced activities.

Who is this challenge suitable for?

  • Boys and girls aged 5-8 years. No prior coding experience required.
  • At the end of the program, kids will have a chance to submit their work and go in the running to win robotic kit.
  • Limited number of spots in the Robotics Challenges, with equipment to be loaned out from the Western BACE STEM Lending Library.

At the end of the festival, participants will have a chance to submit their work and go in the running to win a robotics kit.

This program is proudly supported by the City of Melton Libraries Team, if oversubscribed priority will be given to Parents and Kids residing in the City of Melton.

City of Melton Tech Heroes Club created by Western BACE

The Tech Heroes Club created by Western BACE and powered by the City of Melton Libraries Team is back for the Lifelong Learning Festival. Girls and Boys Aged 5-15 from the City of Melton can join in a range of free self-paced Robotics, Coding, Design and Tech challenges over the course of the Festival. Group and 1-1 online support will be provided by the Western BACE STEM Squad and robotics kits by the Western BACE STEM Lending Library. Additionally, as part of Lifelong Learning Festival, adults will be able to try their hand at adult only “Coding for Beginners” challenge.


(Thursday) 12:00 am - 11:59 pm




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