It’s Just Rocket Science!

Everyone knows that rockets are really cool, but how do they actually work?! In this class we’ll explore a brief timeline of rocketry, how rockets blast off into space, and what different parts of the rocket do. Then we’ll do an activity to investigate how changing parts of the rocket affects its ability to fly.

with Hannah Alpert

If registration for your class has closed, please email youthremotelearning@gmail.com to sign up for the class! We’re excited to have you.

Basics of American Sign Language

This course includes the learning of introductory phrases, signs for various animals, emergency signs for emergency situations, numbers, and more. American Sign Language is a visual language and a great skill for any learner. This is a fun learning space and all children are welcome!

with Emily Warshaw

If registration for your class has closed, please email youthremotelearning@gmail.com to sign up for the class! We’re excited to have you.

How to Stay Productive During a Time of Uncertainty

Let’s lean into what we can control and learn ways to schedule our days to consist of breaks, school work, more breaks, times to move, creative times, and more. Uncertainty is hard, let us work through this together. This course is for Middle School and High School aged students.

with Emily Warshaw

If registration for your class has closed, please email youthremotelearning@gmail.com to sign up for the class! We’re excited to have you.

How To Be A Better Writer

If you want to improve your writing skills, no matter the genre, this is the course for you!

In this course, experienced journalist and poet David Silverberg will lead you on an engaging journey to learn about the many ways you can make your writing leap off the page. Find out how to find the right word to say what you want to express, sentence structure, writing without flab, the importance of revisions, establishing your voice, and much more.

* Please note that this course is held every Friday for 3 weeks. Please register for each week. *

with David Silverberg

If registration for your class has closed, please email youthremotelearning@gmail.com to sign up for the class! We’re excited to have you.

Let’s Void Some Warranties – Hacking Electronics

The first class will go over some basics required to do electronic hacking (soldering, taking things apart, how circuit boards work, and some basics with a programmable IC). We will be using arduino.

The second class will be based on be determined based on vote during the first class! Students will learn how to “circuit bend” an existing product. Examples include:

  • take an xbox controller, and make the arduino automatically press buttons for us
  • reprogram a “smart light bulb” to do whatever we want
  • reprogram one of those “amazon smart tags” to do whatever we want
  • add lights to a kids toy
  • reprogram a common wifi router to do whatever we want 

with Matt Oyer

If registration for your class has closed, please email youthremotelearning@gmail.com to sign up for the class! We’re excited to have you.