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Coding for the Climate

Coding for the Climate will encourage students to consider some causes & effects of climate change, while working collaboratively with each other and technology.

Students will discuss some interactions between our ecosystems and the greenhouse effect. Using Dash robots, students will explore coding with functions and sensors to inspect & map a simulated neighbourhood, then send the robot on a journey through that neighbourhood!

Grade Levels

Grade 2, Grade 3

Curriculum Links

Grade 2/3 Social Studies – Simple Mapping – Responsibility to the Environment

Many curricular competencies from Science, ADST, and Social Studies are incorporated.

Availability

  • 10:00AM, 11:00AM, 12:00PM
  • Monday-Friday
  • October 2022 - June 2023

Language

  • English

Additional Information

Workshop Information

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Coding for the Climate Pre-Workshop Activity (optional)

Map Your Fruit: This activity is a great introduction to transportation energy usage and how it can be reduced.

Grid Coding: This activity introduces some coding concepts as an unplugged (no screens) challenge that incorporates physical movement.

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About the sticker

Survivors

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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Egg BB

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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Comet Crisp

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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T-Rex and Baby

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Buddy the T-Rex

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Geodessy

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Science Buddies

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.

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Western Dinosaur

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.

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Time-Travel T-Rex

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.