[57north-ctte] [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
d at vehibberd.com
Fri Feb 1 10:59:56 GMT 2019
Hey there - I should be able to make time that week.
I work out in Westhill, so mid/late afternooon would be good - 3/4 pm.
Alternatively, if you wanted you could come to the hacklab on a Tuesday night, which is typically our social night, and engage with the various regular faces that show up!
d at vehibberd.com
On Wed, 30 Jan 2019, at 3:21 PM, Maha Abhishek wrote:
> Thanks Dave for showing interest in our Coding Theme. It would be great
> to have you as a part of it.
> Our Coding Theme will be running from March to May. We will be
> delivering workshops using LEGO Mindstorms (suitable for age 8+), Lego
> WeDo 2.0 kits (suitable for age 5+) with some challenges. We also have
> resources such as Beebots, Code-a-pillar and Dash Robots which we will
> be using for Early Year pupils.
> If you can contribute anything outwith these activities that will be
> great. Nerf targets sounds great!
> We would love to have a chat with you anytime after 11th Feb, if you are
> available. Please let us know.
> Mahalakshmi Abhishek
> STEM Learning Co-ordinator
> NB Change of address from 14th November 2018
> Aberdeen Science Centre
> 107 George Street,
> AB25 1HU
> E: maha.abhishek at asc.scot
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> W: www.aberdeensciencecentre.org
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas.Wild
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:29 AM
> To: hibby
> Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co; Maha Abhishek
> Subject: RE: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> Hi Dave,
> Thanks for getting back to me so quickly!
> Things like the nerf targets were a great fit for us - they combined
> some great technology and science with a really fun activity. The
> interactive installations sound like exactly what we are after -
> definitely something I would be keen to explore. Maha can give you some
> more info about the theme and how we can tie activities into it.
> I am going to be out of the office for the rest of this week at
> meetings, but can pick this up again next week. My colleague Maha will
> be leading on our code factory theme, so if you have any questions she
> will be able to help.
> If you are free at all on the week of the 11th it would be great to meet
> up for a chat/coffee.
> Kind regards
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hibby [mailto:d at vehibberd.com]
> Sent: 27 January 2019 14:11
> To: Thomas.Wild <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co; Maha Abhishek <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> Subject: Re: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> Hi Thomas,
> Thanks for getting in touch - We'd love to come in and have a day of
> fun! The nerf targets are still floating around in storage, I'm sure we
> can bring them back out!
> What are you looking for us to do? It'd be cool if we could work on
> something interactive that aligns with the theme! Would a few
> interactive installations with some excited faces to talk about them be
> along the lines of what you're after?
> The Lego kits look excellent! I have a 20 year old mindstorms 1.5 kit
> sitting around - It was a mixture of that and the Edinburgh science
> festival that started me down the route to engineering, I hope it still
> has the same impact on kids!
> It might be a good idea to have a coffee or something at some point to
> work out what we're going to do together.
> Dave Hibberd
> > ----- Forwarded message from "Thomas.Wild" <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > -----
> > Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:39:48 +0000
> > From: "Thomas.Wild" <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > To: "contact at 57north.co" <contact at 57north.co>
> > CC: Maha Abhishek <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> > Subject: Aberdeen Science Centre Visit
> > Hi there,
> > My name is Thomas, I am the head of learning at Aberdeen Science Centre. A few years ago you came and ran an amazing nerf gun/tambourine sensor shooting gallery at our IET open doors day.
> > Our old home on constitution street is currently being completely
> > renovated, so we are at a temporary site just around the corner from
> > you on George Street until Spring 2020. (the old Co-op opposite John
> > Lewis.)
> > Out upcoming visitor theme is 'Code Factory'. We have secured funding
> > to purchase some amazing bits of kit including tablets, laptops, and a
> > variety of robots (Lego
> > Mindstorms<https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1EODB_enGB704GB704&tbm=
> > isch&sa=1&ei=8jZMXL_BApKe1fAPxJGI2A4&q=lego+mindstorm&oq=lego+mindstor
> > m&gs_l=img.3...1126.1126..1333...0.0..0.0.0.......1....1..gws-wiz-img.
> > _iT8iZCsJws>, Lego
> > WeDo<https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1EODB_enGB704GB704&tbm=isch&s
> > a=1&ei=xzZMXKrLPIGS1fAPu5uIqAU&q=lego+wedo&oq=lego+wedo&gs_l=img.3...1
> > 6759.17665..17756...0.0..0.0.0.......1....1..gws-wiz-img.hzaQlnsID_A>,
> > Dash and
> > Dot<https://www.google.com/search?q=dash+and+dot&rlz=1C1EODB_enGB704GB
> > 704&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjuyMrznovgAhU5VBUIHXj2DOEQ_AU
> > IDygC>) The theme will run from 4th March - 2nd June 2019. Would you
> > like to come and run some activities at the science centre for a day during this time? Any dates during the Easter holidays (1st - 14th April) would be great as we can promote this as a special event 'Hacklab Takeover'.
> > Let me know your thought. Given how popular the nerf gun challenge was, I would be really keen to work more with you!
> > Cheers
> > Thomas
> > Thomas Wild
> > Head of Learning
> > Aberdeen Science Centre
> > 107 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HU
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> > 518063
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