Get the Ball Rolling with Marble-driven Computing, Gaming, and Fun!
Marbles are for more than just ... well ... marbles! Enter a world where marbles power kinetic machines, act as electrons moving through physical logic, and combine to create calculations and games unlike any you've seen before. You'll learn a 'bit' about binary numbers (the foundation of all computer operations), have hands-on time programming marble driven computers for gaming, math, and problem solving, and use a marble-based binary calculator to perform simple addition. For the 3-hour program you can try your hand at building a a two digit marble calculator or a marble run from cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, paper towel/toilet paper tubing, and other materials you bring from your home recycling.
Want to get your marble groove on?
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Please Note: Presentation and class materials are for showcase purposes only and not meant to be used without explicit permission.
Logistics, Fee & Delivery Requirements
Duration: 2.0 hour interactive program | Age Range: 8-Adult | Participants: 4-30 | Cost: Starting at $249 for 2 hours | Requirements: Video Projector with HDMI port and speakers ; 6 large tables for presenter's items ; Collection of cardboard boxes, toilet paper/paper towel tubing, cereal boxes, and other items from recycling ; 0.5 hour setup and breakdown times ; additional travel charges may apply. Contact for details.
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