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Career Prep A

$199

with Haleema McCree

Calendar Current session started Aug 18, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

This is the first semester of a year long course. In Career Prep A, students will meet for 10 weeks for 2 hours a week to learn how to make informed decisions about career pathways across north Alabama while meeting each of the 23 state standards required by Alabama. 

Telescope Building Mentorship with Project Nightsky

$1,69750

with Haley Rice

Calendar Current session started Sep 7, 2020 , runs for 9 weeks

This mentorship for high school and adults is a telescope-building course adapted to mobile astronomy education needs. Our goal in partnering with Project Night Sky is to provide one-on-one mentorship to students, allowing them to build their very first telescope, and by extent, learning to understand the mathematical, historical, and cultural side to optics. We will meet in-person to build telescopes, sextants, and study celestial navigation and distance-calculations. The level of math we use is dependent on the ability of each student.

This mentorship lasts for 9 weeks and includes an individual meeting 2 hours a week on Monday or Wednesday afternoons. Arrangements can be made to meet through zoom or off-site (for an additional fee). Contact us at haleyr@hsvsteamworks or 256-489-0610 for more information or to check on available class times.

The cost is $795 per student for groups of 6 or more.

 

Intro to Python Programming Club

$145

with Cody Hutcheson

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In our Intro to Python club for midde school and up, students will learn to write in one of the world’s premier programming languages, using an innovative hardware microcomputer and challenging, relevant projects. This nineteen week course will establish a robust foundation in computer programming, and teach good coding habits from the start.

We utilize the Firia Labs learning platform, CodeSpace, which features intuitive error messaging, and a professional debugger, so students are empowered to diagnose and correct their own errors before asking for help, while step-by-step coding lessons, and open-ended projects allow students to work at their own pace.

 

CodeBot Programming Club

$145

with Cody Hutcheson

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 5:15 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In our CodeBot Club for middle school and high school, students will continue learn to write in one of the world's premier programming languages, using an innovative hardware microcomputer and challenging, relevant projects. This 12 week club will establish a foundation in computer programming, and teach good coding habits from the start.

We utilize the Firia Labs learning platform, CodeSpace & CodeBot, which features intuitive error messaging, and a professional debugger, so students are empowered to diagnose and correct their own errors before asking for help, while step-by-step coding lessons, and open-ended projects allow students to work at their own pace.

Color Theory and Design

$225

with Grace Lemley

Calendar Current session started Sep 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course course will explore how psychology, design, and color theory work together in different medias and art forms. Students will explore principles that will then be applied to understand how elements of art make an art piece visually compelling and how the principles of design aid in marketing impact consumers. The students will not only learn the concepts of color theory and design but also the application through media such as paint, photography, laser cutting, and wood burning. Presenting their own art and critique others' artwork will be an important part of this class.

Class Structure: 11 week course, an one hour class a week. Cover color theory over 3 weeks with 2 paint art projects and a critique day, Cover Principles of Design over 3 weeks with 2 photography projects and a critique day, and cover the Elements of Art over 5 weeks focus on 1 art project that uses the laser cutter, drawing, wood burning, and paint. A week dedicated for each media then a critique day.

Dungeons & Dragons - 5th level characters

$250

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Current session started Sep 11, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Our Dungeons & Dragons course is the perfect opportunity for tweens and young teens (ages 11-up) to continue to learn the ins and outs of the world's most popular tabletop roleplaying game! Each participant takes on the role of a unique 5th level character in a cooperative storytelling adventure, with decisions and dice rolls determining outcomes.

With support from Curse, an online toolkit for Dungeons and Dragons, participants will have access to online resources and will be led through gameplay with one of our friendly Dungeon Masters. All participants go home with their own dice set!

This course will meet for twelve 2 hour sessions.

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Dungeons & Dragons Club

$197

with Karl Liggin

Our Dungeons & Dragons Club is the perfect opportunity for tweens and young teens (ages 11-up) to learn the ins and outs of the world's most popular tabletop roleplaying game! Each participant takes on the role of a unique character in a cooperative storytelling adventure, with decisions and dice rolls determining outcomes.

With support from Curse, an online toolkit for Dungeons and Dragons, participants will have access to online resources and will be led through gameplay with one of our friendly Dungeon Masters. All participants go home with their own dice set!

This course will meet for 6 2 hour sessions.

Night Sky Observing Nights with Project Night Sky

Free

with Haley Rice

Calendar Current session started Sep 11, 2020 at 6 pm

See what's up in the night sky this fall, we will be hosting 4 monthly stargazing events and observing the moon's phases along with Project Night Sky.

We will have telescopes set up, and you're welcome to bring your own. In case of overcast weather we will have alternate activities planned. This is a rain or shine event.

Viewing Nights: 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, and 12/11

Hours 6:00pm-10:00pm





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