STEM MINDS x UC Play & Create | Centre Amenities

01.02.2017 + Upper Canada Mall + 2 comments

STEM MINDS is pleased to partner with Upper Canada and present free kids activities on  Saturday’s as stimulating, engaging and educating workshops during the month of February 2017! For your reference, their website is: www.stemminds.com

Date and Time:

  • Feb 4th – 10:30-11:30
  • Feb 11th – 3:00 – 4:00
  • Feb 18th – 3:00 – 4:00
  • Feb 25th – 3:00 -4:00

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Feb 4th: Morning 10:30-11:30 – Theme: LET US BUILD STAR WAR SHIPS

Students will assemble and decorate MDF STAR WAR ships made using our very own laser cutter

  • For older children LED lights can be added with batteries
  • Some hot glue gunning will be required, but will be supported by STEM MINDS staff
  • Children take home a Star War ship

uc play & create free children's programs and activities

uc play & create free children's programs and activities

Feb 11th: Afternoon 3:00-4:00 – Theme: LET US TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH VIRTUAL REALITY and Learn about 3D Scanning

Students will be grouped into 4 teams each travelling through an experience of virtual reality and 3D Scanning in 15 minutes rotation through each work station o Team 1: Virtual Reality using Google Cardboard goggles – Visit places

  • Team 2: Learn 3D Scanning using Trinio
  • Team 3: Learn about 3D Scanning using Kinect XBox
  • Team 4: Try our Phone Hologram
  • Each student will take a phone hologram home for their enjoyment

Feb 18th: Afternoon 3:00-4:00 – Theme: ROBOT BATTLES

  • Students will use two types of Robots based on age group and run Robot battle missions
  • Younger children will use Bee Bots
  • Older children will use Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robots
  • The children will be divided into teams as we can only bring 20 Robots in total and 20 Tablets
  • One team to set the mission and one to battle and then roles will be reversed
  • Children will take home a name plate

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Feb 25th: Afternoon 3:00-4:00 – Theme: LET US MAKE A BOARD GAME

  • Students will personalize their very own travel size Board Game to take home which was laser cut using MDF on our very own laser cutter!
  • They will learn concepts around game design and storyboarding
  • Children take home a Board Game

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Find the calendar schedule of events below and make sure to check our events page for more updates to programming and a downloadable link to the calendar: uppercanadamall.com/events.

Share your memorable experiences on social media using the hashtag #UCPlayandCreate and tag us at @uppercanadamall!

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2 responses to “STEM MINDS x UC Play & Create | Centre Amenities”

  1. hope says:

    can my daughter do any of these activities? she will be 14 months in 12 days

    • Upper Canada Mall says:

      Hello Hope! Thanks for visiting us. Your daughter can take part in the family handprint art keepsake on Feb. 19 and 20 as well as kids story time with Princess Sparkle on Feb. 24. Enjoy!

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