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ideaLAB

What: A free digital media lab for teens ages 12 to 19 featuring tons of hardware and software.

Where: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

When: Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

About the ideaLAB | Events | NewsProject CardsTeen-Created Projects | Badges | Partners

Events


Garduino! Start your robot garden...Garduino! Start your robot garden...

April 18 & May 2

ideaLAB wants your help making an automated watering system with arduinos, homemade solar batteries, nails, tubes, buckets, oh my! Join us for Part 1 on Saturday, April 18 from 1-4 p.m. in the ideaLAB.

Can't make it April 18? We'll also be tinkering together a Garden Arduino system at Virginia Village Branch Library on Saturday, May 2 from 11a.m.-1p.m.

CoderDojo: Prototyping + Pizza = Awesome

Saturdays, May 2 and 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

This spring, the CoderDojo has covered Scratch, robotics, JavaScript, Processing, and Rasperry Pi. Now we're on to our most important subject: PIZZA! Well, not just pizza. Pizza and prototyping! In this final session of this season's CoderDojo, we'll be learning about design thinking, wireframing, and product design. We'll be working in teams to design mobile application that solve real problems, led by our friends at Universal Mind, a great local design shop.

Registration is necessary to attend. Here are the links to registration:

Learn more...

Girls Only ideaLABGirls Only ideaLAB

Saturday, May 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

Every month we get two hours to take over the lab and do whatever we want! Join us the 4th Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to MAKE STUFF. Coding, and Photoshopping, and Sewing, oh my! Music, and 3D printing, and robots to boot! Girls Only, ages 10-19!

DevCamp 2.0DevCamp 2.0

July 6-10, 1-5 p.m. & July 11 (time to be announced)
Hadley Branch Library
or
July 20-24, 1-5 p.m. & July 25 (time to be announced)

Central Library

DevCamp is a chance to learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, working side-by-side with professionals in the field. We'll build websites, talk to experts, and tour some amazing places. DevCamp is free for any teen age 12-19, and no prior coding experience is necessary. Registration is limited. Learn more and sign up!

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News


DevCampDevCamp 2014

Learn more about DevCamp, a two-week crash course in web development for teens that was held during the summer of 2014. And be sure to check out the sites the teens developed:

tumblrStay in the loop - follow ideaLAB on tumblr!

See what's going on in the ideaLAB - follow us on tumblr for the latest on ideaLAB news, events and other cool stuff!

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Project Cards


Learn how to create awesome stuff! These project ideas are a great way to earn badges, too:

Art & Design Project CardsArt & Design Project Cards
Electronics Project CardsElectronics Project Cards
Game Design Project CardsGame Design Project Cards
Music Project CardsMusic Project Cards
Video Project CardsVideo Project Cards
Web Design Project CardsWeb Design Project Cards

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ideaLAB Teen-Created Projects


Contribute your ideaLAB project!

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January 30, 2015 - 3:54pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
[[[http://codepen.io/CodingMaster123/pen/CoGnK]]]
<div class="banner">
    <ul>
      <li><h1>ConstipatedChickenWing.com</h1></li>
      <li><h1>Videos</h1></li>
        <li><h1>Memes</h1></li>
        <li><h1>Quotes</h1></li>
    </ul>
</div>
<script src="//unslider.com/unslider.min.js"></script>

dev camp

January 30, 2015 - 3:52pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<nav>
  <ul>
    <li><a href="#about">About me</a></li>
      <li><a href="#devcamp">devCamp</a></li>
      <li><a href="#lists">Lists</a></li>
      <li><a href="#contact">Contact</a></li>
  </ul>
</nav>
<h1 id="about">All about Enrico:</h1>
  <p>Enrico likes to code html. He likes to play videogames on his computer.</p>

inputs

January 30, 2015 - 3:51pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
View in chrome.
<form action="demo_form.asp">
<input type="text"></input>
<input type="button"></input>
<input type="checkbox"></input>
<input type="color"></input>
<input type="date"></input>
<input type="datetime-local"></input>
<input type="email"></input>
<input type="file"></input>
<input type="hidden"></input>

art gallery

January 30, 2015 - 3:49pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<h1 id="home">Art Gallery</h1>
<section class="collum" id="left">   <h1>Images by Ulysses Palomares</h1>
   <div class="row"><div class="first"><a href="https://googledrive.com/host/0B1xxvnPLmZ-6WFh0SVhGQUk0QWc/AntonKhudobinDesign.jpg"><img src="https://googledrive.com/host/0B1xxvnPLmZ-6WFh0SVhGQUk0QWc/AntonKhudobinDesign.jpg">
     <p><strong>placeholder</strong></p></a></div><div class="second">

more buttons

January 30, 2015 - 3:45pm -- enrico
Name: 
Enrico
Age: 
13
School: 
WLA
Code Used to Create the Project: 
<button id="shrink">Shrink</button>
<button id="grow">Grow</button>
<button id="left">Rotate left</button>
<button id="right">Rotate right</button>
<button id="freak">Freak out</button>
<button id="flip">Flip</button>