Monday 26th Oct
Southend Tech Coding Meetup
Talks and demos of cool tech including Raspberry Pi powered Alexa, a BlackJack Game coded with Python and PyGame, and Lissajous figures – musical, mathematical, beautiful using x, y oscilloscopes and virtual modular synths
Tuesday 27th Oct
Introduction to Microbit
Introduction to Microbit and ‘build a pacemaker’
Essex Steamettes presents…
Build your own Alexa style chatbot in Scratch
Talks on a solar powered, autonomous, Raspberry Pi powered boat and how RGB LEDs work and can be coded
Wednesday 28th Oct
Lockdown Loss and Future Hope
Create stories and animations using Scratch
STEAM Education Meetup
Discussing educational aspects of STEAM in Essex. Aimed at teachers, STEM Ambassadors, Raspberry Jam and Code Club mentors and those looking to help with activities in the future
Thursday 29th Oct
Essex Steamettes Showcase
Essex Steamettes present talks and demos of all the cool projects they’ve worked on during lockdown
Friday 30th Oct
Creating VR Stories and Animations
Creating virtual reality stories and animations using a Scratch like interface. Under 18s
Saturday 31st Oct
Raspberry Jam STEAM Talks
An astounding array of 5-10 minute tech talks and demos on an amazing variety of subjects
Sunday 1st Nov
Essex Steamettes presents Your Code in Space
Send messages and animations to Astronauts on the International Space Station. Change it according to humidity and receive a certificate from European Space Agency. 14yrs and under.
Monday 2nd Nov
Raspberry Jam Mini Hackathon
Collaborate to develop a solution to a problem in Zoom breakout rooms; share the solutions developed together to the group. In association with Preston Raspberry Jam
Who are Southend Tech?
Southend Tech collaborates across sectors. They run Raspberry Jams, hackathons, coding, makerspace and Smart City events in Southend and across Essex. They use the Raspberry Pi computer, BBC MicroBit, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, IoT, robotics, and lots of other fun tech and electronics to learn and create innovative solutions and projects.
See a playlist of the videos which the Essex Steamettes have made following the MiniMu glove lessons here.
Check out Southend Tech’s larger creative technology events here.
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