Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the intelligence exhibited by machines or software, and there are many interesting questions around this topic. Can you program a computer to think? This workshop uses a selection of online tools such as chatbots to analyse these questions and to give students an understanding of Artificial Intelligence. Are computers intelligent or not? Looking at online tools … Read More
The White Feather
Accompanies the Theatr na nÓg production. Learn all about World War I and try out different methods for writing and breaking coded messages, and use these skills to defuse a virtual bomb. The accompanying Scratch Programs can be found here: Workshop Version: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/311922349/fullscreen/ Home Version: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/311923110/fullscreen/
Eye of the Storm
The Eye of The Storm workshop supports the Theatr na nÓg production introducing children to physics and computational thinking.
This workshop aims to detach pupils from the idea that computing involves using a computer as a tool.
The Butterfly Hunter
Learn all about Alfred Wallace and Machine Learning in this workshop which was developed to accompany Theatr na nÓg’s play “The Butterfly Hunter”.
Scratch is a colourful, user friendly, free software package, designed with learning and education in mind. With Scratch, you can program your own games and animations, and share your creations with people all over the world. Scratch incorporates the basics of computer science and, more importantly, has a “fun factor” with the use of sound, imagery and editing tools. Scratch … Read More