All Courses

We offer courses and workshops for:

  • Schools
  • Science Week
  • Home-school groups
  • Holiday Programs
  • Science Clubs
  • Outside School Hours Care (OSHC)
  • Libraries

Our courses are offered in a flexible varity of styles:

  • Weekly Classes (See the Schedule)
  • Holiday Workshops (Half day, Full Day, Multiday)
  • From small to large groups (5 to 100+)
  • Full-term courses
  • Flexible schedules to suit any group
  • Courses for various age groups (4-17)

3D Printing (Ages 6-17) - On Now

3D Printing


Join DashX's FunRobotiX to learn why 3D is the future!
Students will get to work hands-on with 3D printers to bring their own creations to life!

You will learn:

  • What 3D printing is
  • How a 3D printer works
  • How to deisgn 3D models (CAD)
  • How to print existing models
  • Types of plastic
  • What to look for if buying your own 3D printer
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A Dash of Science - On Now

Term 2: Astronomy - Space Science

Space ScienceSpace

This term we will learn about astronomy as we explore Space Science!
We will:

  • Build a solar system the size of a field to help us understand how huge space is!
  • Create our own solar and lunar eclipses
  • Build a Sun Dial
  • Try to discover if the universe is growing
  • Learn how gravity actually bends the fabric of space-time
  • Measure how high you could jump on other planets
  • Smash "meteorites" into the “moon”
  • Learn about atmospheres by experimenting with Dry Ice & Fire!

Lots of learning - lots of experimenting!
Mixture of
beaker + Pencil
lab and theory.

Ages 6-15 - Jr and Sr Classes Available

Registration opens soon!

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RobotiX (Ages 6-17) - On Now

This is not your ordinary Lego Robotics class – students will not just put existing robotic Lego together, rather they will get a chance to learn about robotics at a much deeper level by actually making each robotic part from scratch.

Students will keep everything they make!

Students will learn hands-on skills as they drill holes in plastic blocks, glue electronic components into them, and build their very own RoboBloX!

Ages 6-15 - Jr and Sr Classes Available

Registration now open!

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Graphic Design (Ages 10-17) - On Now

Paint 3DGraphic Design teaches students how to use computers and software to create and edit incredible art!

This term students will learn how to
design for 3D Printing!

3D Printing

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Little Discoverers & Inventors (Ages 5-8)

Science and Technology classes just for little ones! (STEM)
Fun, quick, and easy projects perfect for the little scientist and/or inventor in your family.

Science

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MS Office (Ages 6-17)

Microsoft Office is an essential tool in today's world. It is used in school, university, and business. Skills learned in this course will give students an advantage in their academic and professional careers.

WordExcelPower Point

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BotBasics (Ages 5+)

Robot HandIf you love robotics, but haven't been quite sure where to start, then this class is for you!

Even the most complicated robots are made from the same basic building blocks:
Resistors, capacitors, transistors, actuators, servos, sensors, lithium-ion batteries, and PCBs.

Ever wonder what these are and what they do?  Come and find out!  In this hands-on course we will look at, play with, and learn about the many electronic and mechanic components used in the field of robotics.

Learn the skills you need to take you from dreaming and talking about robots to actually designing, building, and programming them!

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Build-a-Bot (Ages 8-15)

Robot HandCreate and keep your own LetterBot! 

LetterBot has a special LED display, which you will wire-up, to display the letter of your choice!

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BrushBots (Ages 5-12)

BrushBotsAre you great at building things?  Want to build your first robot?  Take your creativity and crafting to the next level – BrushBots are half-craft, half-robot, all fun!

Build your first robot and bring him to life with a battery and a motor!  Then have fun as your new BrushBot gets to play games with all the other BrushBots.  They will race, doodle, and even play soccer!

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BugBots (Ages 5-12)

BrushBotsAre you great at building things?  Want to build your first robot?  Take your creativity and crafting to the next level – BugBots are half-craft, half-robot, all fun!

Build your first robot and bring him to life with a battery and a motor!  Then have fun as your new BugBot gets to play games with all the other BugBots.  They will race, doodle, and even play soccer!

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DanceBots (Ages 5-12)  

DanceBotAre you great at building things?  Want to build your first robot?  Take your creativity and building skills to the next level – DanceBots are simple, fun and educational!

Build your first robot and bring him to life with a battery and a motor!  Then have fun as your new DanceBot gets to play games with all the other DanceBots. 

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Build-a-Boat (Ages 5-15)

Toy BoatBuild your own boat with an electric motor!
Learn about buoyancy, water displacement, propulsion, boat design, hydrodynamics, Newton’s laws of motion, motors, and basic electric circuits.

 

 

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Eggs in Space: Water Rockets (Ages 4-15)

Ready to be a Rocket Scienctist?

Can you design a water rocket to launch an egg and have it land back on earth safely?

Science of Fire (Ages 8-16)

FireBang, Boom, and Burn as you learn!

Amazing Fire Experiments:

  • Dragon Fire
  • Rainbow Fire
  • Match Rockets
  • Dancing Fire
  • Fire Fighter
  • Explosive Water
  • Barking Bottle
  • Balloon Boom

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ArtBots (Ages 4-15)

Make a wiggling robot that draws fancy circular patterns

ArtBot

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Meet Edison (Ages 5-17)

Meet Edison

Edison is an incredible robot, and a perfect way to begin learning about robotics.

Edison comes ready to play with, but the real fun comes when you learn how to program him to do amazing things.

Take full control of your new Edison Bot – learn to program him to do exactly what you want him to do!               

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Mission Edison (Ages 6-17)

Edison DiggerSo now you know who Edison is, it is time to take him on some challenging missions! 

This course often follows our Meet Edison Workshop.

In this course we will learn about programing robots to solve problems.  Each problem is a mission for Edison to complete.  How many can you complete?

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Sound FX (Ages 7-15)

Learn how to create and edit your own sound effects and songs using professional sound editing software (Audacity)

Sound FX

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Squishy Circuits (Ages 4-7)

Playdough + Electronics = Amazing!

Little ones love playdough, now they can bring their creations to life with LEDs, motors, buzzers, and switches. Safe, fun, and easy for little hands!

Squishy Circuits

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Digital Story Telling (Ages 7-15)

Learn to make an animated story (Powerpoint and other software)

Digital Story

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YouTube Star (Ages 8-15)

Become a YouTube Star*! 
Learn to film, edit, and post videos. 

Students will write (or choose) a short story/script, film it, edit it, add titles and special effects, and finally post it to YouTube!

Maybe you could then go on to be famous and make your own Science Channel!

*Fine print: YouTube fame and stardom not guaranteed with course ;)

YouTube

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This is not your ordinary Lego Robotics class – students will not just put existing robotic Lego together, rather they will get a chance to learn about robotics at a much deeper level by actually making each robotic part from scratch.

Students will keep everything they make!

Students will learn hands-on skills as they drill holes in plastic blocks, glue electronic components into them, and build their very own RoboBloX!

Ages 6-15 - Jr and Sr Classes Available

Registration now open!

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QAGTC

DragonThe Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented Children

DashX will be teaching a Robotics class again this year at the QAGTC Conference!

This year the workshop being offered is called RoboBloX.
Build and keep your own Skittle Sorting Robot using Lego and an Arduino!

 

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