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STEAM Studio Fall Preview – Minecraft Virtual World Designer

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Name: STEAM Studio Fall Preview – Minecraft Virtual World Designer
Date: October 20, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Event Description:
Are you interested in Minecraft, block and JavaScript programming, modifying skins, 3D development or video games? Join us for this four-session STEAM Studio Fall Preview! This fun online workshop helps students develop skills in coding, problem solving, graphic design and teamwork. We’ll use the Minecraft Education Edition, which is available on Windows, MAC, iPad and Chromebook. Your login will be provided on the first day and will work for the duration of the course. Instruction will include a combination of live online interactions with NIU faculty and staff, along with recorded videos and downloadable step-by-step instruction. Grades 5 - 8 In this workshop you will: • Build 3D worlds in a community server. • Learn the basics of coding logic. • Use block coding and JavaScript to program in Microsoft MakeCode. • Code the Minecraft Agent to build, dance, and more. Computer Hardware and Software Requirements: View the list of minimum requirements for attending the Minecraft Workshop at go.niu.edu/MinecraftReqs. Additional Equipment: • Computer Mouse (For PC, MAC, and Chromebook) • Headphone with microphone capability • Webcam
Location:
Online
Date/Time Information:
Oct. 20, 2020 Oct. 22, 2020 Oct. 27, 2020 Oct. 29, 2020
Contact Information:
NIU STEAM
Fees/Admission:
$49
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