Incursions

2D Game Making

In this workshop, students learn the basic skills necessary to build, design and code their very own 2D Game. Learn how to make Platformer style games like ‘Super Mario Bros” or Arcade style games like “PacMan”.This workshop can be tailored for any yea...

3D Design

Our 3D design and printing program uses the free online tool: TinkerCAD. This allows students to easily explore a 3D environment using simple three dimensional shapes such as cubes, cylinders, cones and pyramids. Students are guided step by step to create...

3D Games Programming with Unity

Looking for something a little bit different for your High School IT class or code club. Let us come and run some sessions where we show your class how to use Unity and incorporate c# into some games. We will have the games scaffolded out to get...

Coding

Overview of the coding incursions we run

Electricity / Circuits

Building Block Studio can provide 15 Snap Circuit kits for a classroom of 30students. These kits expose students to real world electronic symbols in a fun and engaging hands on experience.Working through a small booklet of tasks students will make a...

EV3 Obstacle Courses

Our robotics program involving EV3 Mindstorms takes advantage of our obstacle course mats which have been specifically designed to allow students the ability to explore the capabilities of the robot by completing a small pre-set goal. Students work...

Minecraft Education

Bring the wonderful world of Minecraft into your classroom. Let us run workshops with Minecraft Education. We can: Run the class with the teacher for on the fly PD. Bring equipment and facilitate the session with your class. Bring wonderful worlds...

Physical Computing

Building Block Studio can help students learn about electronic components and electronic systems. We have two different offerings here: Arduino based (Scratch for younger years and C or Python for older students) BBC Micro:bit (both visual and Python)...

Python Robotics

Python is one of our speciality topics, we can help bring Python to your robotics program. We can help with LEGO EV3 Mindstorms at any level. We can scaffold our program to support students who are just being exposed to python for the first time or for...

Robotics

We have a number of workshops that we can run with either students or staff. Please contact us to discuss. Working in pairs, students are guided step by step on how to program the EV3 robot as well as how to read its sensors such as light, sound...

Scratch Coding

Coding is at the core of Building Block Studio and we would love to be involved with your class. We can help show teachers how we use Scratch or we can work directly with your students. Scratch 2.0 is a visual programming tool. At the beginning,...

Solar Cars

Solar car incursion

Stop Motion Video

Allow your students to make their very own Blockbuster movie by using Stop Motion Video Animation! This is a great way for students to explore the magical world of movie making. With access to a large number of themed LEGO scenes, students will need...