Program for Young Thinkers Learning Festival 2020

All Events are currently scheduled in UTC.

YoungThinkers Workshop (for kids 12-18) (120 minutes)
 
Kick Off (30 minutes)
 
Show & Tell (60 minutes)
 
Young Thinkers Workshop (30m) (30 minutes)
 

Matthias Kim

We would like to teach how to build your own corona virus in SNAP. It will move and talk to you! This will be more for 12-14 year old.

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 5

Jens Mönig, Jadga Hügle

Ever wanted to turn your own voice into a musical instrument? Ever wished for your sunset pics to be more awesome than your holidays? Ever wondered what  “Big Data” and “higher-order functions” are about? Join us for the bright side of computer science!

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 2

Andreas Huppert

Discover how to use Snap! by some simple games. With each game, you will also learn more about coding.

Check out the session teaser video

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 3

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

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8:00 am - 8:30 am UTC
Room 1

Akos Ledeczi, Brian Broll

In order to understand how COVID-19 is spreading across the world, several graphics and maps were used in the media. Join this session and learn how you can visualize pandemic data on top of an interactive map of the world yourself!

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 4

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

8:30 am - 9:00 am UTC
Room 1

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

9:00 am - 9:30 am UTC
Room 1

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

9:30 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 1

Wiebke Thumfart

This session is directed to everyone who wants to learn programming basics in a fun and creative way. You will be able to create your own art pieces and present them in an online exhibition afterwards.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 2

Brian Harvey

Use the "Words and sentences" library to explore the structure of English text. Generate random sentences, spell plurals, make quiz programs.

Load this project: https://snap.berkeley.edu/snap/snap.html#present:Username=bh&ProjectName=wordplay

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 5

Dan Seiler, Jule Zollondz

The pollution of the oceans is a global problem with ecological consequences for all of us. If we do nothing, many animals lack their livelihood and we lack the air to breathe. In our workshop, we want to solve this problem together with you in a playful way. With Snap!, you will become the saviors of a virtual ocean. Together we will analyze the code and the problem. Based on this analysis ...
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 1

Dan Garcia

Join us to learn how to use Snap! to make beautiful pictures by setting actual pixels to fun values! We will show you a wonderful "BIG PIXELS" library that allows you to zoom in and out of your picture for debugging and for cool pixelation effects.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 4

Jens Mönig, Jadga Hügle

Ever wanted to turn your own voice into a musical instrument? Ever wished for your sunset pics to be more awesome than your holidays? Ever wondered what  “Big Data” and “higher-order functions” are about? Join us for the bright side of computer science!

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 2

Bernat Romagosa

Have you ever wondered how chat applications work? Wonder no more, you'll be creating one yourself!

In this learning session we'll be making projects that can communicate with each other by means of an MQTT library for Snap!.

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 5

Akos Ledeczi, Brian Broll

In order to understand how COVID-19 is spreading across the world, several graphics and maps were used in the media. Join this session and learn how you can visualize pandemic data on top of an interactive map of the world with Snap! yourself!

8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 4

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

8:00 am - 8:30 am UTC
Room 1

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

8:30 am - 9:00 am UTC
Room 1

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

9:00 am - 9:30 am UTC
Room 1

Bambi Brewer

In this workshop, you will program a robot from wherever you are! You will use a version of Snap! called Netsblox to connect remotely to a robot called the Finch. You will learn some basics about how to write programs for the Finch, and then you will create your own Finch project. You can make the Finch dance, draw, or respond to its surroundings.

read more

9:30 am - 10:00 am UTC
Room 1

Brian Harvey

Use the "Words and sentences" library to explore the structure of English text. Generate random sentences, spell plurals, make quiz programs.

Load this project: https://snap.berkeley.edu/snap/snap.html#present:Username=bh&ProjectName=wordplay

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 5

Dan Seiler, Jule Zollondz

The pollution of the oceans is a global problem with ecological consequences for all of us. If we do nothing, many animals lack their livelihood and we lack the air to breathe. In our workshop, we want to solve this problem together with you in a playful way. With Snap!, you will become the saviors of a virtual ocean. Together we will analyze the code and the problem. Based on this analysis ...
read more

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 1

Dan Garcia

Join us to learn how to use Snap! to make beautiful pictures by setting actual pixels to fun values! We will show you a wonderful "BIG PIXELS" library that allows you to zoom in and out of your picture for debugging and for cool pixelation effects.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC
Room 4
Unscheduled events

In a 30 minute kick-off session you will meet your peers and our team. We will give you all the information you need to enjoy the festival.