Discovery Museum Hours

Winter SCHEDULE
Closed mondays
Tuesday - Friday Noon - 4:30pm
saturday & sunday 10:00am - 4:30pm
PLANETARIUM AND FAMILY FEATURE
ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & Holidays
     
NOVEMBER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Monday, NOV. 24   10:00AM - 4:30PM
TUESDAY, NOV. 25   10:00AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, Nov. 26  10:00AM - 2:00PM
CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY
Friday, Nov. 27   10:00AM - 4:30PM

field trips available monday-Friday
 

Sacramento Powerhouse Science Center

Sacramento Science Discovery Weekends

Homeschool Programs

 

Intro to Programming using Lego NXT 2.1 Software

Experiment with programming a robot to overcome a multitude of challenges. These challenges may include:
  • Obstacle avoidance
  • Hitting a ball off a tee
  • Writing a program to make the robot navigate an obstacle course
  • A variety of others
Students learn the basic elements of programming using a pre-assembled Lego Mindstorms Robot and Lego NXT 2.1 software.
By the end of a 3-week session, students will:
  • Break a challenge down into small components
  • Relate those components to each command they program into the robot
  • Be introduced to programming loops and conditional statements
The software students will be using introduces these concepts using a friendly graphical interface.
 
Wednesdays: December 3, 10, and 17, 3:30-5:00pm
Cost $100 per student

 

Call 916-808-3942 or download the registration form to register your child today!


NOTE:

We now accept POs and vouchers from

 

  • South Sutter Charter
  • Summit Academy
  • Visions in Education
  • Horizon Charter

All school programs are available to homeschool and charter school students and can be found in our Program GuideMinimum charges apply. We encourage small groups to organize into larger groups to maximize per-student rates.