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Junior Inventor

Price

£564-£564

Ages

9-12

Equipment

All equipment is provided

Created for students who want to know how things work. You’ll design, engineer, and code useful everyday objects like treasure box alarms, light up displays, and digital heartbeats.

Junior Inventor

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Course Overview

Your child can learn to innovate and create by engineering new inventions!

In this brand new course, students will get an inside look into the science and design behind everyday gadgets. As more of our world is powered by technology, engineers of the future will need to understand how hardware and software work together. Students will leave with the confidence and curiosity to create projects that interact with the world around them, and solve problems that they define themselves.

Subject specialists teach how to use electronic components such as smart microprocessors, whizzy motors, different kinds of switches and colourful LED’s to create individually designed projects such as keyboard instruments, temperature displays and loads more.  The inventions are as limitless as your imagination!

What students will learn

  • Elementary electronics knowledge & theory

  • Basic programming and debugging

  • Experience in using physical computing hardware especially the BBC micro:bit

  • Teamwork skills

  • Design thinking
  • Problem-solving and mathematical skills

  • Product design and making

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What will students take home

  • Certificate with personal tutor feedback
  • Fire Tech T-Shirt
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Fire Tech Camp Courses Include

  • 8:1 student:teacher ratio
  • Original products
  • Outdoor Activities*
  • USB Flash drive (for saving work/software)
  • Any cheat sheets or software** used in the course
  • New Skills
  • Supportive community
  • Enthusiastic instructors
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Who is this course suitable for?

No prior experience is required but there are some prerequisites for attending this course:

  • Must be between age 9 and 12 at start of course
  • Strong understanding of English
  • Basic IT skills
  • Bring own lunch (Except Residential)

* Outdoor activities dependent on location and weather. ** some software only available as trial. We arrange a discounted rate with the publishers for our campers when possible.

"Fire Tech Camp has helped me find my mistakes and learn from them, and pushed me higher with my creativity showing me the sky is NOT the limit! I will definitely come back for another camp!"

Rebecca, Age 11