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Coding Minecraft with Python at the i360

An Introduction to Hacking with Minecraft

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Organisation links:
Genius Brighton
Brighton Science
Location address: Brighton, BN1 2LN
Chosen age group:

For ages: 9 - 18+ years

Available tickets:
Single two-hour workshop £20Concession ticket £10
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

A summary

Hello everyone! Genius Brighton are back at the spectacular Attenborough Room in the i360 in Brighton this October half-term. While you're here, we have an excellent half-term offer from the i360' - kids fly free. Details at the bottom of this. On the Wednesday we have Coding For Girls, where we welcome girls, non-binary and gender variant young people to come and get into coding and electronics. See our separate eequ listing if you're interested in that ( On the Tuesday we're open to all. Limited numbers though! In this fast-paced two-hour workshop, you'll learn about the importance of a basic knowledge of coding in the world you're growing up in. We'll teach you how to think about coding and hacking and how we put together programs in the real world using the Python programming language. We'll show you how we can control real-world electronic devices using code, by connecting some simple electronics to Raspberry Pi computers, and controlling ...

Effie Riley-Watson·Artist and saxophonist
I'm Andrew's daughter. I'm in Year 10 and enjoy helping out with these workshops.
Maria Campos·Data scientist, PhD candidate in Astronomy
I'm a PhD candidate at the University of Sussex, where my research centres around galaxy evolution. I've also worked in several projects as data scientist, and imparted coding workshops for young enthusiasts! When I'm not in front of the computer, I like hiking, playing board games, dancing, and attempting to roller skate.
Andrew Riley-Watson·Professional geophysicist, amateur musician.
I'm a practicing geo-scientist living in West Sussex with three children, a dog and a cat. I run Genius Brighton, where I've been teaching educational workshops for several years. I'm also a musician (find me on Spotify!), a runner, and a big believer in lifelong education.

Learning aims

You'll get a fast introduction to one of the world's most important programming languages - Python, and you'll learn how to put together short programs that control simple electronics, and the Minecraft game.

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British Airways i360, Lower Kings Road, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, BN1 2LN

Pricing information

Ticket: Single two-hour workshop £20
Ticket: Concession ticket £10Ticket description: If we've offered you a concession ticket, please select this one. Otherwise, it's the other one!

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