MBlock: Creating Smart Objects Through Code

Maybe you own a smart speaker such as Google Home or Alexa at home. How does it work? In this workshop, you will use mBlock, a block-based language (derived from Scratch), with many extensions to create smart objects that will improve your life at home. This field of computer science is called “the Internet of Things” or IoT. You will use cognitive services, climate data, video sensing, text to speech, and translation services to design fun and interactive inventions.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, participants will:
  • Understand the basic structures of Scratch programming
  • Use conditions and loops to control the flow and outcomes of the program
  • Use cognitive services, climate data, video sensing, text to speech, and translation services to design fun and interactive inventions
Please Register Now, Space Is Limited!

Current dates for this workshop

Start date: Sat Jan 09

Toronto, ON

Start date: Sat Jun 13

Calgary, AB