Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51+00:00

Tuesday

9:00 AM

Frozen Fun: Super Cool Winter Science Experiments!

Presented by: Faye Thompson
Time: Tuesday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cold always plays a role at CodeMash, but that doesn't mean we need to hibernate! Let's play together while we learn about ice, snow and winter through several hands-on experiments.

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

Puzzles and Pentominoes

Presented by: Vicki Glenn
Time: Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Have you ever heard of pentominoes? Think of a cross between tetris and tangrams. These shapes are a great way to learn about geometry and most importantly, have fun while doing it. This hands on session will allow kids of all ages to discover, create, and play with pentominoes while learning...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Let's Build a Pringles Ring!

Presented by: Charles Yost
Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

It takes only a single can of Pringles to construct a gravity-defying ring. This session will combine the building of these rings with education about the science behind it. A can of Pringles and some fundamentals of construction will be provided to form a ring, either as part of a team or by...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Wednesday

9:00 AM

Super-Secret Spy Club

Presented by: Matt Insko
Time: Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Get inducted into the first-ever KidzMash “Super-Secret Spy Club!” Learn the super-secret handshake and super-secret pledge before undergoing training in sending and receiving super-secret messages. This club meeting will cover basics about encryption and ciphers, including how to create and...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: Hardware, Security, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

Electricity: How your Popcorn gets Popped!

Presented by: Eric Richardson
Time: Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Fun, interactive presentation on how electricity is generated and transmitted to your home, just so you can pop popcorn in the microwave! Coal, Natural Gas, Hydro, Nuclear, and Solar. You will learn about turbines, generators, power lines, transformers, circuit breakers and most importantly...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Roblox Racing

Presented by: Jason Bowling
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ready! Set! Go! Create your very own racing game using Roblox Studio. Design the world, cars, and game play. Learn how to publish your game and challenge your friends on mobile and PC.

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

Calling All Space Cadets!

Presented by: Rachel, Nathan, and Ignatius Coulter
Time: Wednesday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Who’s ready to leave the earth? It’s time to complete Astronaut Training! Come explore the way real astronauts prepare for the challenges that await. Learn how to overcome scorching sun, freezing shade, microgravity, and more as you conquer the vacuum of space.

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Thursday

9:00 AM

Wizarding 101: Static Electricity Magic Tricks

Presented by: Sean Wedig
Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Learn the summoning charm, and make inanimate objects dance! Bend the flow of water without touching it! Create a golden, er, *aluminum* snitch, and see why it's so hard to catch! Learn the infamous "Wingardium Leviosa", and make things levitate! Grab your wizarding robes, cheer for your house,...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
10:30 AM

Let’s Make Hello Kitty Talk!

Presented by: Kito Mann
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This session explains what computers, apps, and software are (including less common computers like cars and IoT devices like Alexa devices) and then quickly jumps into building a simple game using HTMl5 Canvas, Web Components, JavaScript and Web Platform APIs to make Hello Kitty, Minions, Paw Patrol...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: JavascriptFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Protecting Yourself Online and IRL

Presented by: Steve Grunwell
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

There's an old adage about fools and money being easily separated, but the same can be said for data. Every day, people are finding new and innovative ways to harvest information about you, whether it's for fame, fortune, or just for the lulz. You don't need to be a victim, though. Applying some...

Room: AcaciaTrack: SecurityTags: Security, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

Fun with Paper Cubes

Presented by: Steven Swenson
Time: Thursday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

In this fun hands-on session we will be building three-dimensional shapes from simple slips of paper. We will be folding paper together like simple origami legos! No glue! No staples! First we will fold together a few small cubes, and then the cubes can be locked together to form lots of...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview

Friday

10:30 AM

Exploring the Light Fantastic

Presented by: Matt Williams
Time: Friday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Sodium the Dog and Chloride the Science Cat as they explore light. Is it a wave or a particle? Learn how you can measure the speed of light at home, bend light, break it into pieces, put it back together, make light go around corners, use magic mirrors, and even put light behind bars!

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashTags: OtherFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Cool Chemistry

Presented by: Kevin Devine
Time: Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Color-changing slime! Alka-Seltzer Rockets! Elephant Toothpaste! Make Butter in a Jar! This session has five fun chemistry experiments for kids. They are messy and I suggest proper clothes. We'll have safety glasses and gloves for the kids. Kids will work in groups and perform each experiment.

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview
2:30 PM

Small Person Speakeasy

Presented by: Danielle Richardson
Time: Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Welcome to 1929, where the hair is short, the music is loud, and the dancing goes on forever. Be ready to move and explore some unique fashion trends of the 1920s, play dress up and take home a themed photograph from the photo booth, and learn a flapper-inspired dance to perform in the lobby at the...

Room: AcaciaTrack: KidzMashFormat: KidzMash SessionzLevel: Introductory and overview