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'''sudoKids'''<br />
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A more kid centric sudo room<br />
A more kid centric sudo room<br />
===== '''Manipulatives (toys)''' =====
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-legos <br />
-robotic legos <br />
-cardboard boxes <br />
-bubble wrap <br />
-wooden blocks <br />
-wooden science oriented toys (telescope, microscopes, stethescopes) <br />
-wooden molecules, double helix <br />
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===== '''Activities''' =====
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-scratch based computer games<br />
-cardboard box imaginarium<br />
   -cities & homes<br />
   -things that go (fast) rocket ships, cars, light cycles<br />
   -stores and lemonade stands<br />
-theater of squishy<br />
   -obleck: cornstarch n water<br />
   -gack: borax and glue<br />
-paleolithic tech<br />
   -fire from friction - bow drill method<br />
-video with special fx<br />
-stop motion movie<br />
   -character design<br />
   -costuming<br />
   -set design<br />
   -lighting design with LEDs<br />
   -scriptwriting<br />
   -editing<br />
-soldering<br />
-whittling with sharp knives ;)<br />
-creating density columns<br />
-astronomy telescopes - navigation from stars, astrolabs, compass<br />
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===== '''Art supplies''' =====
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-glitter<br />
-house made playdoughs (glow in the dark)<br />
-markers<br />
-Popsicle sticks n tongue depressors<br />
-pipe cleaners multiple colors and in glitter<br />
-crayons (house made)<br />
-butcher paper<br />
-protractors, rulers, compasses<br />
-paint, brushes, smocks (large shirts)<br />
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===== Reading Materials =====
* Child-oriented craft workstation: http://boingboing.net/2013/01/08/build-a-kid-crafts-studio-for.html

Revision as of 21:01, 20 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.

A more kid centric sudo room