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Youth and Teen Classes

Youth and Teen Classes

Register online at www.commed.spps.org or call the C.E. North Office at 651-487-7383.

Engineering – Energy, Forces and Mechanisms

Science and Technology

Grades 2-6. Investigate the principles of simple machines, mechanisms and structures. Building projects may include: sweeper car, ratcheted fishing rod, freewheel cart car, hand-operated hammer and more! Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1936-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Cross- M-F Jul 25 3:45p- 5 $78 roads 5:15p

Engineering – Solar Car Challenge

3D World Game Design

Youth and Teen Programs

Grades 4-8. Create and complete your own 3D game world! Students will learn basic 3D game design techniques such as creating structures, buildings, tunnels, stairs, and outdoor terrains by using the Platinum Arts “Sandbox Game Maker” software. Students will also learn to create rotating objects and characters, add visual and audio special effects and experiment with textures. We will view and learn the concept of scripting and use strategic planning and problem solving techniques to create a productive 3D world. On the final day, students will use the skills learned along with their imagination and creativity to create their own unique 3D game environment and a chance to explore and modify sample 3D games created with Sandbox. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 1930-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Highland M-F Jun 20 10:30a- 5 $104 HS 12:30p

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Bug Buddies

Grades K-2. Do you love bugs? Explore bugs, their habitats and the role they play in our environment. Celebrate with bug songs, dances and stories. Instructor: E. Robinette Course# 1933-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP M-F Jul 11 9:00a- 5 $90 Elem 12:00p

Creative Problem Solvers Olympics

How tall of a structure can you build on top of a beach ball? How would you create a shoe to help you survive on a deserted island. Build your creative problem-solving skills as we tackle puzzling problems and work together to figure out different solutions. Instructor: G. Pierce Course# 1929-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP M-F Jun 27 9:00a- 5 $90 Elem 12:00p • Grades 1-3. Course# 1929-SuYB Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee EXPO M-F Jul 25 9:00a- 5 $90 12:00p • Grades 2-4.

Grades 3-6. Combine engineering and alternative energy (solar, fuel cell, hydro and wind) to build cars, cranes, drawbridges and more, from LEGO® kits and operate them using alternative energy sources. Instructor: Computer Explorers Course# 315-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee Nokomis M -F Aug 15 10:15a- 5 $92 12:15p

eXtreme MOBILE electroniX

Grades 1-5. Create a mobile juggernaut equipped with disc shooter, sirens, flashing lights and voice recorder. Make and take home your very own electric vehicle. Explore basic aspects of electricity, including measuring ohms, amps and voltage. Instructor: Youth Enrichment League Course# 319-SuYA Location Day(s)/Date Time Ses Fee SAP M-F Jul 11 9:00a- 5 $104 Elem 12:00p

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Community Catalog Summer 2011  

Community Education Catalog for Summer 2011 featuring Adult and Youth enrichment. Includes driver education, swimming, gymnastics, classes...

Community Catalog Summer 2011  

Community Education Catalog for Summer 2011 featuring Adult and Youth enrichment. Includes driver education, swimming, gymnastics, classes...

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