Experience the exciting world of silicon technology at the Intel Museum. Explore binary code, bunnysuits, the Intel powered classmate PC, learn how to read a schematic and more with fun filled classes! Explore and learn how silicon is at the heart of an ever expanding, increasingly connected digital world, changing the way people work, learn, play and communicate.
Binary beading (grades 2-3) What is binary code and how do computers use it? You’ll find out and have a chance to code your initials in a beaded key chain.
• Musical greeting card (grades 4-8) Learn about open and closed circuits while making a musical greeting card you get to take home using the Intel-powered classmate PC.
• Exploring the clean room (grades 4-6) Explore the world inside a fab – from particles of contamination to bunnysuits – and get an inside glimpse into a Class 1 Fab from the museum.
• Schematics, switches, and circuits (grades 4-5) Working with wires, batteries, bulbs and switches, students will gain an understanding of electrical circuits. Students will decode basic schematics to build simple series and parallel circuits.
Space is limited, reservations required. To make a reservation, call (408) 765-0503 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include child’s name, age, and telephone number, and date and time of the session you would like your child to attend. Reservations close 48 hours in advance of the class. Parents must remain in the museum during the class. Classes last approximately 45-60 minutes. Admission and parking are free. Classes and times are subject to change.