Calendar of Events at CMoA

Feb
11
Sat
SciTech Saturday – Build a Homopolar Motor
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
SciTech Saturday - Build a Homopolar Motor

Do you know a curious kid? You know, the one that always asks the why? what? and how? behind everyday things. SciTech Saturdays are here to satisfy some of their curiosity.

Join CMoA’s Education and Public Programs Manager to discuss and build Homopolar Motors. This topic and activity is for children 12 and older. See electromagnetic forces in action! Parents should plan to join in the fun.

Workshops begin at 11AM and have limited seating.

Free with museum admission.

Feb
18
Sat
Talking Tech at CMoA – From Apollo to Artemis
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Talking Tech at CMoA - From Apollo to Artemis

Talking Tech at CMoA is a presenter series for all ages. From 15 to 105, you will enjoy a wide array of topics in Tech happening today from industry insiders.

At 2:00PM, NASA Ambassador, Steve Jones will share information about the Artemis missions and other upcoming projects from NASA. Steve, a physics teacher at Innovation Academy in Alpharetta, participates in year-round training to share with the public the latest news from NASA. Whether you’re a space ‘junkie’, a student interested in aerospace careers, or an armchair scientist, this presentation is for you!

Free for members or with museum admission.

Mar
11
Sat
SciTech Saturday – Create a Pi Day Bracelet
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
SciTech Saturday - Create a Pi Day Bracelet

Do you know a curious kid? You know, the one that always asks the why? what? and how? behind everyday things. SciTech Saturdays are here to satisfy some of their curiosity.

In honor of Pi Day on 3-14, make a Pi bracelet to remember the digits of Pi out to 20 places. This activity with CMoA’s Education and Public Programs Manager is sure to be educational (shhhh) and fun! All ages are welcome. Parents should plan to join in the fun.

Workshops begin at 11AM and have limited seating.

Free with museum admission.

Apr
15
Sat
Synthesizing Sounds from the 1970s to Modern Day
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Synthesizing Sounds from the 1970s to Modern Day

Synthesizing Sounds from the 1970s to Modern DaySaturday, April 15, 12 – 4 PM

Atlanta Synthesizer Club will be at Computer Museum of America to “show and tell” neat music-making machines. All sorts of synthesizers – from vintage monoliths to modern modular and unique DIY instruments – will be on display. If you’ve ever been curious about synthesizers or are already an enthusiast, this is the chance to meet up with friendly folks and explore the weird and wonderful world of electronic instruments hands-on.

Atlanta Synthesizer Club can be found on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/atlantasynthclub/ and Discord https://discord.gg/hwuk8hnHju .

Event is free with museum membership or admission.

Jun
12
Mon
2023 Summer Camp: Robotics – Code, Build, and Challenge
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm

Camp Name: Robotics – Code, Build, and Challenge
Camp Week: June 12-16, 2023
Suggested Ages: 8 – 12
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 9AM-12PM
Cost $300 (plus $50 one-time, new camper registration fee)

This Robotics class targets the absolute beginners. No prior robotics or programming knowledge is required. Students will be able to build and program robots to engage in various challenges such as battle bots, mazes and more fun and exciting matches. Students will learn principles of building and programming to be successful in their missions.

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

TO REGISTER for this camp, please head to:  https://www.stremhq.com/summercamps2023

CMoA is proud to be working with partner STREM HQ for our 2023 summer camps.

 

2023 Summer Camp: Animation Nation – Make Your Own 2D Short Animated Movies
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm

Camp Name: Animation Nation – Make Your Own 2D Short Animated Movies
Camp Week: June 12-16, 2023
Suggested Ages: 8 – 12
Duration: Half Day Camp (M-F) 1-4PM
Cost $300 (plus $50 one-time, new camper registration fee)

You have seen cartoons like old school Disney movies, The Simpsons, Rick and Morty, or We Bare Bears – Now its your turn to learn how to make your own cartoons.  Learn what goes on behind the scenes at Disney and Cartoon Network.

In this class students discover cartooning and animation basics using two unique software platforms.  This class allows students to take their imagination to a whole new level.  Create fun cartoons, animations, and stories and learn to publish them as well!

*All software, materials, and laptops provided for use during camp at no additional charge***

TO REGISTER for this camp, please head to:  https://www.stremhq.com/summercamps2023

CMoA is proud to be working with partner STREM HQ for our 2023 summer camps.