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      Learn Coding with Robots (Ozobots) in Rockford


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      April 20, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM (on various days)

      3301 North Mulford Road
      Rockford, Illinois 61114

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      Learn Coding with Robots (Ozobots)

      Ozobot: Coding with Robots  67% of all jobs will be automated by 2034 & Require Coding Knowledge! Skilled Programmers will be in high demand! "Learn Coding with Robots" empowers children and adults to create adventures, play games, solve problems, and learn to code anywhere they go. Ozobot: Coding with Robots is supported by a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program with support from the Barber-Colman Management Fund. The mission of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is to serve as a catalyst for giving in order to attract, preserve, and grow an endowment for the current and future needs of the people of Northern Illinois. Since its founding in 1953 CFNIL has granted more than $71 million for charitable purposes. Learn more about CFNILs grantmaking and commitment to endowment at www.cfnil.org.      Click above image to play local news story by WIFR news! Event Dates: April 2019 4/20,4/27 May 2019 5/11,5/18,5/15 June 2019 6/1,6/8,6/15 July 2019 7/13,7/20,7/27 August 2019 8/10,8/17,8/24,8/31 September 2019 9/14,9/9/21,9/28 October 2019 10/12,10/19,10/28 November 2019 11/9,11/16,11/23 December 2019 12/7,12/14 Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516 Event Contact: Professor Chuck Konkol Event Website: http://rvchourofcode.com/learncodingrobots  The Rock Valley College Computers and Information Systems (CIS) department will host a "Learn Coding with Robots" workshop, in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC) on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Rd.).  FACTS ABOUT LEARN CODING WITH ROBOTS"Learn Coding with Robots" empowers children and adults to create adventures, play games, solve problems, and learn to code anywhere they go. "This event is for all ages,” says RVC Professor Chuck Konkol, workshop leader and CIS faculty. “I even encourage families to attend. If you or someone you know is interested in coding or robotics then register for this fun, engaging workshop. Oh, and you get to take home a robot to continue the fun!” All attendees will take home award winning robot, named Ozobot. QuestionsPlease email Professor Konkol with any questions at c.konkol@rockvalleycollege.edu.  ###

      Categories: Science

      This event repeats on various days: May 25, Jun 1, Jun 8

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.