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This is the project page for Education-related activities at Sudo Room. Please feel free to add ongoing activities, meetings, readings, groups working in similar areas, and any other ideas. <br /><br />
 
This is the project page for Education-related activities at Sudo Room. Please feel free to add ongoing activities, meetings, readings, groups working in similar areas, and any other ideas. <br /><br />
  
Local Relevant Organizations:
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===== Local Relevant Organizations: =====
  
 
[http://olpcsf.org One Laptop Per Child - San Francisco]<br>
 
[http://olpcsf.org One Laptop Per Child - San Francisco]<br>
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A more kid centric sudo room<br />
 
A more kid centric sudo room<br />
  
'''Manipulatives (toys)'''<br />
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===== '''Manipulatives (toys)''' =====
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-legos <br />
 
-legos <br />
 
-robotic legos <br />
 
-robotic legos <br />
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-wooden molecules, double helix <br />
 
-wooden molecules, double helix <br />
 
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'''Activities'''<br />
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===== '''Activities''' =====
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-scratch based computer games<br />
 
-scratch based computer games<br />
 
-cardboard box imaginarium<br />
 
-cardboard box imaginarium<br />
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-astronomy telescopes - navigation from stars, astrolabs, compass<br />
 
-astronomy telescopes - navigation from stars, astrolabs, compass<br />
 
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'''Art supplies'''<br />
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===== '''Art supplies''' =====
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-glitter<br />
 
-glitter<br />
 
-house made playdoughs (glow in the dark)<br />
 
-house made playdoughs (glow in the dark)<br />
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-paint, brushes, smocks (large shirts)<br />
 
-paint, brushes, smocks (large shirts)<br />
 
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'''SCIENTIFIC PROCESS'''
 
 
1. ) State the problem : concise accurate terms that describe the problem
 
 
2. ) Research : Find research or related research that has been done previously on stated problem
 
 
3. ) Observation :  Use accurately calibrated tools to describe the process of the problem
 
 
4.)  Hypothesis :  a tentative idea about how to solve the problem
 
 
5. ) Experiment : test the hypothesis unbiasly
 
 
6. ) Analysis : record all of the steps and results of the experiment
 
  
7. ) Conclusion :  compare hypothesis to the conclusion
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===== Reading Materials
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* Child-oriented craft workstation: http://boingboing.net/2013/01/08/build-a-kid-crafts-studio-for.html

Revision as of 12:14, 8 January 2013

This is the project page for Education-related activities at Sudo Room. Please feel free to add ongoing activities, meetings, readings, groups working in similar areas, and any other ideas.

Local Relevant Organizations:

One Laptop Per Child - San Francisco

Partimus - providing computers and Free Software system administration support to several San Francisco Bay Area schools.

DIY.org's skills
Mouse Squad - teaches students how to act as tech support for their own school.
OTX West provides Pentium 3 & 4 computers with Windows XP Professional to any Oakland students in grades 6-12. To earn a computer, the student and parent/adult must register and attend a 3 hour THCP class. Classes are held at OTX-West at least twice per month from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, usually on a Thursday or a Saturday 9am-12pm. Classes start promptly so please arrive early.



sudoKids
A more kid centric sudo room

Manipulatives (toys)


-legos 
-robotic legos
-cardboard boxes
-bubble wrap
-wooden blocks
-wooden science oriented toys (telescope, microscopes, stethescopes)
-wooden molecules, double helix

Activities


-scratch based computer games
-cardboard box imaginarium
   -cities & homes
   -things that go (fast) rocket ships, cars, light cycles
   -stores and lemonade stands
-theater of squishy
   -obleck: cornstarch n water
   -gack: borax and glue
-paleolithic tech
   -fire from friction - bow drill method
-video with special fx
-stop motion movie
   -character design
   -costuming
   -set design
   -lighting design with LEDs
   -scriptwriting
   -editing
-soldering
-whittling with sharp knives ;)
-creating density columns
-astronomy telescopes - navigation from stars, astrolabs, compass

Art supplies


-glitter
-house made playdoughs (glow in the dark)
-markers
-Popsicle sticks n tongue depressors
-pipe cleaners multiple colors and in glitter
-crayons (house made)
-butcher paper
-protractors, rulers, compasses
-paint, brushes, smocks (large shirts)

===== Reading Materials

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