CAS Tyneside Hub Meeting
Urban Sciences Building, Science Central, Newcastle University
Monday May 21, 2018 from 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Light refreshments available
CAS Hub meeting on edublocks and real-world simulation with Scratch.
At this Hub meeting Marty Edwards will lead a hands-on session to edublocks - an programming environment specifically designed for transition from block based programming similar to Scratch to Python. Nick Cook will lead a session on using Scratch to simulate real-world biological systems such as epidemics and predator-prey ecosystems. This is a relatively simple introduction to modelling and simulation that can be quite powerful in itself but also lead onto the use of more complex environments such as StarLogoNG and NetLogo. Both sessions should be of interest to KS2 and KS3 teachers.
|16:30||Registration and Refreshments|
|16:40||Edublocks transition from Scratch to Python - Marty Edwards, Learn IT Compute IT|
|17:40||Using Scratch to simulate the real world - Nick Cook, CAS North East and Newcastle University|
For further information: Nick Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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