Another great community learning event when over 80 people registered, and this time planned with more support for a wider array of digital making projects.
Great also to see projects used before the Summer inspiring new challenges away from the Jam, and bringing them back to share with others.
The hackspace gives the chance to work on individual robot projects and we also had a couple working on a flight simulation digital making piece using Scratch on the Pi.
So much more code and tools to explore for next time 🙂
— heeed (@heeedt) September 10, 2016
Sharing ideas and resources, along with a chance to catch up, are all part of the spirit of the Jams.
And great to see our Jam library expanding and being used 📚
Hands-on training from Victoria, our regional Code Club coordinator, for volunteers about to launch a club for 9-11 yr olds and an overview for those planning to offer a club:
We’ll continue to develop opportunities to extend digital making activities for everybody coming along to Malet Lambert.
Look closely and you’ll see some of our younger members helping others to write and download the code onto the device. We do say we’re all learning together!
Below is a snippet of Anne’s #TedBot8 project that she’s been nurturing with her grand daughter over the Summer. Inspiration comes from a film and together they’re building the project and creating a guide which we’re looking forward to seeing next.
Big shout out to our friends from Huddersfield Raspberry Jam who came to support and inspire, then set off on a Jam Coast to Coast journey to finish their Saturday in Blackpool.
Last we heard from them, they’d arrived in time for the Blackpool Raspberry Jam birthday pizza 🍕.
Also to mention is Jon for his brilliant new logo for Hull Raspberry Jam. With a backdrop of Amy and Jason we’re looking forward to more digital making projects and STEM to STEAM collaborations across the city :