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Young Maker Series #1: Tinker 【年輕創客系列#1: 小工匠】





Overview:

The Young Maker series #1: Tinker teaches children of age 9 - 15 various making skills through mini projects. Children will then apply the various making skills to complete a self-directed creative project. Concepts including maker mindset, making tools and design thinking will also be introduced throughout the series. Great starter class for children who are interested in inventing, creating and tinkering. A certificate will be issued upon completion of the series.  

「年輕創客系列#1: 小工匠 」會教授9歲以上的小朋友不同的DIY技巧和全人發展概念,當中包括創客思維、創客工具運用投巧和設計思維。在課程中,孩子們將運用各種製作技巧來完成一個自主創作的項目。作為一個專為小朋友以設的引導課程,這個課程特別適合一些對發明、製作及科學有興趣的小朋友。完成課程的小朋友會被頒贈證書去表揚他們的學習成果。

Learning Goals:

  • A mix of traditional and up-and-coming making skills (such as woodworking, 3D printing, robotics, and laser cutting)
  • Creative thinking and project-based learning
  • Increase awareness on environmental issues and sustainability
  • Designing and all-around skill application
  • Problem solving skills
  • Foster collaborative learning and share of knowledge

 

Class Details:

Age: 9 - 16
Time: 16:00-18:00
Duration: 12 week +  1 Maker Project Sharing Day
Where: MakerBay Yau Tong / Central (PMQ Unit H-508)
Fee: HKD 2,500 x 3 installments = HKD 7,500

Participants will have free access to the space from Jan 17 to Apr 11 (Class A), Jan 19 to Apr 20 (Class B)

Last day to register is Monday, Jan 15, 2018

Fee includes all material costs. To make sure each child receive individualized attention, we maintain a low student-to-instructor ratio. Please sign up early to secure your seat. 

Class A:

Week 1:  Wednesday, Jan 17, 4pm - 6pm | Woodworking induction
Week 2: Wednesday, Jan 24, 4pm - 6pm | Woodworking mini project
Week 3 : Wednesday, Jan 31, 4pm - 6pm | Laser cutting induction
Week 4 : Wednesday, Feb7, 4pm - 6pm | Laser cutting mini project
Week 5 : Wednesday, Feb 21, 4pm - 6pm | 3D printing induction
Week 6 : Wednesday, Feb 28, 4pm - 6pm | 3D printing mini project
Week 7 : Wednesday, Mar 7, 4pm - 6pm | Robotics induction
Week 8 : Wednesday, Mar 14, 4pm - 6pm | Robotics mini project 
Week 9 : Wednesday, Mar 21, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
Week 10 : Wednesday, Mar 28,  4pm - 6pm | Creative project
Week 11 : Wednesday, Apr 4, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
Week 12 : Wednesday, Apr 11, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
Week 13: Saturday, Apr 21, 10am - 11:30am | Maker project sharing day


    Class B:

    Week 1: Friday, Jan 19, 4pm - 6pm | Woodworking induction
    Week 2: Friday, Jan 26, 4pm - 6pm | Woodworking mini project
    Week 3 : Friday, Feb 2, 4pm - 6pm | Laser cutting induction
    Week 4 : Friday, Feb 23, 4pm - 6pm | Laser cutting mini project
    Week 5 : Friday, Mar 2, 4pm - 6pm | 3D printing induction
    Week 6 : Friday, Mar 9, 4pm - 6pm | 3D printing mini project
    Week 7 : Friday, Mar 16, 4pm - 6pm | Robotics induction
    Week 8 : Friday, Mar 23, 4pm - 6pm | Robotics mini project 
    Week 9 : Friday, Mar 30, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
    Week 10 : Friday, Apr 6, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
    Week 11 : Friday, Apr 13, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
    Week 12 : Friday, Apr 20, 4pm - 6pm | Creative project
    Week 13: Saturday, Apr 21, 10am - 11:30am | Maker project sharing day

    Preparation:

     

    • No prior knowledge required
    • Wear long pants, close-fitted shirt (avoid loose clothing as they might get caught by the machines)
    • Wear closed-toe non-slip shoes (no sandals)
    • Tie up long hair and avoid loose accessories
    • We recommend you to bring extra clothes to change into as it might get dusty
    • (For laser cutting session) Please bring your own laptop (Mac or Window) and preinstall with Inkscape
    • (For 3D printing session) Please bring your own laptop with a 3-click mouse
    • (For 3D printing session) Preinstall your laptop with Automaker and TinkerCAD
    • (For arduino session) Please bring your own laptop

     

    Payment Method:

    Online payment for the 3 installments on eventbrite class page.

    • 1st installment: upon sign up
    • 2nd installment: 21 Feb 2018 (Class A), 2 Mar 2018 (Class B)
    • 3rd installment: 21 Mar 2018 (Class A), 30 Mar 2018 (Class B)

    Still have questions? Please feel free to email maria@makerbay.org


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