Traffic Cops with Scratch - 17 August 2017

Traffic Cops with Scratch - 17 August 2017
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Workshop Participant £26.00
Accompanying Adult £8.00
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Description :

The traffic in our classroom is out of control, and we need to train up some traffic cops to deal with the problem!
In this half-day activity, we'll teach you how to use the visual programming tool Scratch to control lights and buttons.  Then we'll let you loose on our real-life, full-size traffic light system!  Will your code allow traffic to flow safely through the classroom, or will you cause chaos on the streets?

Taking programming skills from a concept on a screen to something tangible like an LED or a button is a major step forward for a coding beginner, making this activity ideal for children looking to take their knowledge of computing to new heights.
This workshop is aimed at children aged seven and up and is ideal for children at the KS2 and KS3 levels. Please note that all under 14's must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
The fee is £26 for workshop participants, whether an adult or a child.  Accompanying adults are charged our standard entry fee of £8.

Although the booking is for a specific time slot, entry to the museum is permitted all day.  The museum is open from 10am to 5pm.

Tea, coffee and snacks will be available from our Pac Lunch Shop.  And, plenty of seating for parents :)

Date: 17 August 2017
Time : 1pm - 5pm

Spaces for these exciting hands-on workshops are limited, so booking is required to ensure your place.

Payment is taken by PayPal immediately. Please print a copy of the receipt that is displayed at the end of the payment process and bring it with you as your e-ticket.


This event is part of our brand new summer festival, SUMR - The Summer of Computer Love. We're running over 30 special events during the 2017 summer holidays, and we'd love you see you there. Find out what its all about over at

This event is part of SUMR 2017



This event is part of Summer at the Museums, a programme of holiday activities across Cambridgeshire.  Find out more about what's happening by visiting


Remember - All proceeds go to support our Computing Museum!


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