Tag: technology

“I am probably the dumbest person with computers,” the woman said to me as she came into my weekly Tech Drop-ins session. In my line of work, it really isn’t surprising to hear this sentence, and it is remarkable how untrue it often is.  Technology is getting better so quickly these days that a lot of us are being overtaken. It feels like there is always some latest and greatest thing coming out despite the feeling as though we are being overun. We, as adults, learn what we can, keep up with our jobs and then, when we have to learn something new, it's a little like coming out from nuclear f

September 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

  • Sept. 1: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.
  • Sept. 8: Pollinators with Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge – Learn about the life cycle, migration, adaptations, habitat, and conservation of pollinators, specifically the Monarch butterfly, with educators from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.
  •  Sept. 15: Draw Your Own Circuits – Learn about circuits by drawing with conductor silver ink and interactive modules from Circuit Scribe.
  • Sept. 22: Art Stop on the Go – Join a visiting artist from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and express yourself through art.
  • Sept. 29: Melted Crayon Art – Transform old pieces of crayons into works of art by melting them.
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Class
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Children, Tween
October 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required.

  • Sept. 1: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.
  • Sept. 8: Pollinators with Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge – Learn about the life cycle, migration, adaptations, habitat, and conservation of pollinators, specifically the Monarch butterfly, with educators from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.
  •  Sept. 15: Draw Your Own Circuits – Learn about circuits by drawing with conductor silver ink and interactive modules from Circuit Scribe.
  • Sept. 22: Art Stop on the Go – Join a visiting artist from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and express yourself through art.
  • Sept. 29: Melted Crayon Art – Transform old pieces of crayons into works of art by melting them.
Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Tween

More and more, Futureland is starting to look like Nowland. In places like Japan, you already have robotic receptionists, waiters and other personnel staff.  Here, most of our robots don’t have legs, but whether you realize it or not, robots are everywhere from smartphones to home automation to touchscreen ordering. We have machines that can “think,” “see,” and “hear,” and respond in a way that best suits our lifestyle. Is it the rise of the machines?

June 24, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Discuss email, resumes, Internet searching, ereaders or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first-come first-serve basis. No registration necessary.

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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Technology tutoring takes place across generations

Are you working with a loved one to help them catch up with computers of the 21st century? Many people find themselves in a position where they are teaching a friend or loved one with basic computer skills, and it’s easy to get frustrated. One of the main reasons it can be so frustrating is because seasoned users don’t always remember what it was like when they were first getting started.

May 18, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Computer programming can be a daunting task, but Scratch will have you creating a game in minutes as you explore how visual programming works. All ages welcome. Adult helpers required for children ages 10 and under. Space is limited; registration required.

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Class
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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Computer programming can be a daunting task, but Scratch will have you creating a game in minutes as you explore how visual programming works. All ages welcome. Adult helpers required for children ages 10 and under. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 14, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Have you always wanted to learn a language?  Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program? Let us be your motivation!  Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults.  Space is limited; registration required.

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Class
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Adult

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