2021 Spring After-School Enrichment

DCS Trails

Minecraft & Science : International Space Station

Registration Link: https://bookeo.com/cpuadv?type=41577PNT3UN1747360B9ED

Voucher Code: DCS-ISS

Whether you are a Science buff or not, you will love our Science activities in Minecraft. Explore the International Sapce Station in Minecraft. Students will board the International Space Station and learn about rockets, solar energy, robots, landforms, magnetism, plants and gravity, water filtration and more. They will apply what they learnt by designing and building  their own space station in Minecraft.

Grades:                 3 to 8

Dates:                   Thursday 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

Time:                     4:15PM to 5:45M
Device Requirements:

  • Windows, MAC or Chromebooks with webcam (no iPads)
  • Zoom video conference software
  • Stable internet network
  • Minecraft: Education Edition – Download free software (https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download/ ) and install before first day of class. Minecraft login account will be provided by Computer Adventures on the first day of class.

Minecraft & Coding : Code A City

Registration Link: https://bookeo.com/cpuadv?type=41577JM94KP1775CB6C0E6

Voucher Code: DCS-CAC

Minecraft: Education Edition offers an engaging platform for computer science education. This curriculum is based on Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) standards and helps students learn basic programming concepts and build computational thinking skills. This course combines a variety of computer programming skills in a structured, linear approach to build a city with road networks, buildings, a park, a zoo, and a wind farm in their Minecraft world—all through coding.
Grades:         3 to 8

Dates:           Thursday 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

Time:             4:15PM to 5:45PM
Device Requirements:

  • Windows, MAC or Chromebooks with webcam (no iPads)
  • Zoom video conference software
  • Stable internet network
  • Minecraft: Education Edition – Download free software (https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download/ ) and install before first day of class. Minecraft login account will be provided by Computer Adventures on the first day of class.

Roblox Studio : Obby Adventures

Registration Link: https://bookeo.com/cpuadv?type=41577CXAXLM175AEE9BAB0
Code: DCS-RSA

Roblox is an online game platform that enables its players to design, build and share interactive 3D worlds. In this introductory course, students will apply their creativity, problem-solving and computational skills to design, build and playtest their own obstacle course game also known as obby. They will manipulate 3D models to create an obstacle course, use Roblox pre-built game creation functions and some simple scripts with LUA programming language to customize features in their own Obby game.

Grades:         4 to 8

Dates:           Friday 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7 5/14, 5/21

Time:             4:15PM to 5:45PM

Device Requirements:

  • Windows or MAC with webcams (no Chromebooks or tablets)
  • Zoom video conference software
  • Stable internet network
  • Roblox Studio – Create an account, download ( https://www.roblox.com/create/ ) and install Roblox Studio free software before first day of class.

Virtual Robotics Programming Adventures

Registration Link: https://bookeo.com/cpuadv?type=41577M4XLCX175AF4D8FAC

Code: DCS-VRA

This course provides online simulation, a visual code editor and embedded content to program a virtual robot. Students will learn concepts of programming commands, delays, repeat loop, and the basics of robotics navigation using mathematics and logic. These basic concepts are presented through gamified missions such as Frozen Island, the Lost City, Candy Town, and more.

Grades:                 3 to 5

Dates:                   Wednesdays  4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26

Time:                     4:15PM to 5:45PM

Device Requirements:

  • Windows, MAC or Chromebooks with webcam
  • Google Chrome internet browser
  • Zoom video conference software
  • Stable internet network