Sensing the world through sensors

Date: 27.11.2012
Time 09:00 - 10:30
City Msida, Malta
Event Type Workshop / public talk / discussion
Organisation/s name Computing Group
Department of Maths, Science and Technical Education,
Faculty of Education
University of Malta
Event's address/ location Lab 2
Faculty of Education
University of Malta
Description: Throughout this hands-on activity students will use the distance and tilt sensors in the Lego Wedo package together with the Scratch programming language to author a series of computer programs that react to the values read off the sensors. Students not familiar with programming will be introduced to sensors and how these can be used to provide input to computers who carry out different actions based on the input received.
Target Audience School children aged between 9 and 14
Contact Leonard Busuttil (

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