Don’t Wake the Dragon! – Making and Coding with the BBC Micro:Bit

We recently held a 'making' activity day themed around dragons. Inspired by this topic we decided to explore some new ideas for using the BBC Micro:Bit creatively, developing projects for making and coding in a creative way is at the heart of everything we do here at the STEAMShip. Hic Est Draco - Roar! [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:36:26+00:00June 1st, 2018|Coding, Engineering, Projects, Technology|0 Comments

Drawbots – prototyping designs for new workshops

Drawbots are always a very popular introduction to robotics workshop idea so we've spent some time recently experimenting with various designs and techniques to extend the drawbot workshops. Our focus was evaluating what materials and construction techniques are appropriate for different age groups and skill levels. We also analysed how much of the building activity [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:39:59+00:00June 13th, 2017|Art, Engineering, Projects, Technology|0 Comments