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Applied Sciences After Dark

About APSC After Dark

The Applied Sciences (APSC) After Dark event provides adult learners, including parents, guardians, and teachers with the opportunity to learn and participate in STEM activities offered by our outreach programs. Whether you are looking for STEM-related programming to teach youth/class or a space to channel your inner geek/nerd, our hope is to foster an interactive learning environment for everyone to enjoy learning about STEM topics!

 

Thunkable Thursday

Our upcoming event will provide participants with insights on what we teach in our app development workshops using Thunkable, which is a drag-and-drop app builder. During this event, participants will build a mobile app using Thunkable under the guidance of our instructors. There will be a Q&A session at the end for participants to ask questions about our programs.

Date: April 22, 2021 (Thursday)

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm*

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Audience: Adult learners

Sign up link: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/395270278**

*The meeting link will be open 30 minutes before the talk starts for attendees to test their setup (e.g. is your audio working?).

**Please use the link to sign up by April 18 (Sunday, 11:59 pm). A confirmation email with further details (e.g. Zoom links) will be sent to event registrants by April 19 (Monday) at 5:00pm.

 

Event requirements

  • Internet access
  • Laptop
  • Web browser: Use this link to check your browser version
  • Thunkable account: You can sign up here https://thunkable.com/#/
  • System requirements:
    • https://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/content/system-requirements.html
    • The system requirements for Thunkable are not listed on its website. Thunkable is developed by the same research group that developed App Inventor, let's refer to the system requirements of App Inventor.

Please download the pdf below to view the full details of the program. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Eva (Outreach Programs, Coordinator, SFU Faculty of Applied Sciences) at sacoord@sfu.ca.