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Feb 22
Minecraft Modding - Level II
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Part 2 of 2 in our Minecraft Modding series!

Take your Minecraft modding to the next level! Expand on the skills and mods you learned in Level I (required). Forge a new mission by creating your own Minecraft mod using Windows 10 and Python. Meet up with other Minecrafters as you learn about Minecraft modding and design your own challenges, characters, and more to be hosted on our Living Computers Minecraft server. 

This program is for Minecraft enthusiasts 12+ years. Please note, a Microsoft account (with username and password) will be required to participate. 

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$34 | $18 for Members
Feb 23
Rapid Simple Circuits
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Discover how engineers and inventors prototype all their wacky and wild electronics ideas! In this workshop, we'll learn how breadboards work and how to use them to build simple circuits. 

This workshop is suitable for visitors 10+ years.

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$22 | $6 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Feb 24
Kit Build! SparkFun ClockIt - Sold Out!
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Get started soldering in this 2-hour entry level workshop using SparkFun's ClockIt kit that includes 4-digit display, resistors, a power supply, and even a preprogrammed ATmega328. Space is limited for this take-home activity. Kids 7+ years are welcome, but must come with an adult.  

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$62 | $48 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, and take-home supply costs. Adults attending to provide supervision are not charged workshop admission.
Mar 1
Real Genius (1985)
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
We're hosting another Classic Movie Night series! Join us for a look at the wacky world of technology in 80s films by starting with Real Genius (1985). 

Teenage geniuses use their abilities to develop a high-powered laser for a university project, but when their professor tries to turn their work into a military weapon – they foil his plans.

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PG | Free
Mar 10
Designing for 3D Printing
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Come create your own 3D designs for one of the fastest growing engineering tools out there—the 3D Printer! In this workshop, students will use TinkerCAD to learn some of the fundamentals of designing good and fast prints out of our army of MakerBots. 

This workshop is suitable for kids 8+ years and up. All tech included—participants should set up a free TinkerCAD account before arriving at the workshop with a personal or parent email.

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$28 | $12 for Members

*Price includes museum admission, instruction, & supply costs.

Mar 10
Scratch Retro-Gaming: Space Invaders!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In our Scratch Retro-Gaming Workshop series, YOU recreate the 8-bit classics. Use MIT's popular free programming platform, Scratch, to write and debug scripts, learn basic coding rules and jargon, and use simple game theory to create one of the most famous arcade games of all time: Space Invaders!

This 2-hour introductory workshop would benefit from a basic understanding of Cartesian Coordinates (x and y). Students 10-15 years are welcome, no experience or technology needed. Interested participants can create their own online Scratch accounts for the workshop here with a personal or parent email.

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$22 for Non-Members | $6 for Members

Mar 14
March Homeschool Day!
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Geek out together during Homeschool Days at Living Computers! Get hands-on with our exhibits, meet other families, and enjoy our world-famous vintage computer collection all in a day especially designed for homeschool students.

Each Homeschool Day at Living Computers features opportunities for guided tours and hands-on Lab activities as well as all-day access to our exhibits and galleries.

For Details & to register, visit our Homeschool Day page

Mar 24
Totally 80s Rewind: The Party
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The ultimate 80s wonderland is at Living Computers! Celebrate why it’s best to be geek as we party all night long – hop into an original DeLorean, belt out 80s classics in our karaoke lounge, or throwback to the future as you bust a move with R2DJ. Put your retro gaming skills to the test with arcade favorites and try your chance at winning the mystery grand prize.

More details coming soon!

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$25 | $20 for Members
Ages 21+ Only

Mar 28
Spring Educator Open House
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
We’re welcoming educators from all over the Puget Sound region for free admission to Living Computers — Seattle’s only computer history museum — with special guests from Lego Education!

Come play chess on our PDP-7, create music in our Digital Studio, and experience virtual reality with your friends and family with special late-night admission. See interactive science demos, enjoy tinkering with exhibits, and meet other computer science teachers. 

Come in, geek out, and grade later. Meet your community at Living Computers.

Register here
Admission $16 | Teachers* FREE

*Teachers must bring an ID badge, certificate, or form of official verification to gain admittance. Families/friends not eligible for free admission.
 

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Tiny, Hidden, Everywhere: The Microchip

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Behind every microchip are teams of men and women who designed and fabricated the device. Discover the history of the microchip industry, from its foundations in California and Texas to its global production.

Open September 13, 2017 - February 11, 2018.


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