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Global Children’s Designathon

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Details

Start:
10 November 2017
End:
11 November 2017
Website:
http://www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/GlobalChildrensDesignathon.aspx

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Venue

Science Centre Singapore
15 Science Centre Road
Singapore 609081

The Global Children’s Designathon is a design thinking process especially developed for children to work on global and sustainability issues. Developed by Designathon Works from Amsterdam, children develop their own ideas and build prototypes using new technologies to solve real-world problems affecting the environment and society.

Through the Designathon methodology children will develop:
– 21st century skills: critical thinking & problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication and collaboration, empathy and digital literacy
– More enthusiasm around using their own creativity. The basic skills where they move from consumers of technology to producers of technology.

The Global Children’s Designathon 2017 will be held on 11 November 2017 where over 400 children from cities such as Singapore, Tel Aviv, Nairobi, London, Amsterdam and Vancouver will work through the steps of the designathon process: inspire, research, ideate, sketch, make and present.

The Singapore edition of the Global Children’s Designathon will include the use of digital making with micro:bits to the challenge! Children are encouraged to make, tinker and ignite their creativity with technology!

Suitable for kids from 9 to 12 years old.

Dates and Time
Digital Maker Workshop
10 Nov 2017: 3 pm to 6 pm, Friday

Global Designathon
11 Nov 2017: 9:30 am to 5 pm, Saturday

What will your child do at the Designathon?
– Be introduced to digital making and learn how to code the micro:bit and connect it to a range of sensors
– Go through a unique design thinking process for children
– Form groups to develop ideas and solutions to solve global and sustainability issues in society
– Design a prototype using recycled materials and maker kits to solve real world problems
– Build a digital prototype enhanced with micro:bits and sensors
– Present prototypes to peers and parents

Cost: S$10* per participant (exclusing 7% GST)

Registration and payment
Closing date for registration and payment: 23 Oct 2017

For enquires, contact Ms Fatin: Fatin_IESA@science.edu.sg

 

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