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Robotics Workshop for Adults and Teens - March 2012

For Immediate Release:
January 20, 2012

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Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367

Robotics Workshop for Adults and Teens - March 2012

Build a Working Coffee-Can Robot
Three-Week Robotics Workshop for Teens and Adults
Sundays, March 4, 11, and 18, 2012
9 am – 12 noon

In this three-week class series, you can learn how to use the Arduino micro-controller to build a functioning coffee-can robot - one that can sense the world around it by light, touch, or sound! Then, see how it is affected by surrounding objects. During three Sunday mornings in March - 4, 11 and 18 - adults and teens (16 years and older) can come join the Exploratorium's Life Long Learning staff as they lead students through this engaging and inspiring creative process. All needed hardware is provided - just bring your own laptop for programming. Cost for this class is $240 Members; $270 for Non-Members.

For more information, or to register, please call (415) 561-0321.

Hours of Operation & New Evening Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm;  every Thursday evening adults only (ages 18 and up) 6pm-10pm.

$29 for adults, with lower rates for SF Bay Area residents, youth, seniors, students, teachers and the disabled. Tickets available at the door and advance tickets available online at www.exploratorium.edu/visit/tickets.

Getting Here
The Exploratorium is easily accessible by public transit. Convenient parking is available nearby. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit/location-directions

About the Exploratorium
The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.

Pier 15
San Francisco
California 94111
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Contact Us:
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367