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Beam me up Scottie! Design and make a space ‘widdlywhip’ communicator complete with sound recording technology and 3D printed alien in this two day course.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for young people aged 8 to 14 years. It is open to all ability levels so is suited to beginners. The class will be tailored to the participant’s abilities. All our staff are DBS checked. 

The course may be accessible for children with disabilities as we can provide a learning support worker and all classes are adapted to meet the specific needs of the group. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to. 

What will you learn on this course? 

This course introduces young learners to invention, design, coding and 3D printing within a creative and playful environment. Learners will create their very own Space communicator using regular craft materials and working electronic parts that can produce sounds, lights or movement. Working with a key industry professional in the Midlands children will engage with digital activities through an exciting creative way.

The ticket price includes a Casio watch and electronics plus a 3D printed alien character.

Do you need to bring anything? 

All materials and equipment are provided

Are there any additional costs? 


Who teaches this course? 

James Hannam