Silicon STEM Academy - Denver CO
Unleash your inner geek!
Silicon STEM Academy | 4201 E. Yale Avenue - Suite 130, Denver, CO 80222
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here
For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
or register for courses here

FALL SESSION 2
OCTOBER 29 through DECEMBER 17

Details

Type

Age Range

Day(s)

Time

Price

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JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer
JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer
7 - 10yrs
Tue
4pm - 5:30pm
$145
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JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer

AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE
FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME
If your student loves to design and work with their hands in fun and creative ways, this Stop-Motion Animation after-school program will be a blast!

Students can let their creativity go wild as they build sets and characters for their own original stop-motion videos. Students will learn about frame length, character expression, editing, adding music and voiceovers in this fun, interactive hands-on course!


Junior Game Designer
Junior Game Design Course for Kids and Teens in Denver, CO
Game Design
7 - 10yrs
Wed
4pm - 5pm
$95
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Junior Game Design

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME

If your student is obsessed about learning to design and create their own games, this after-school class is the right one! Go from concept to the completion of a fully functional 2D game with GameMaker Studio 2, the premier 2D game development platform for game design enthusiasts. If you can dream it, you can make it with this powerful, but intuitive drag & drop development platform. GameMaker students will impress their friends with their exciting, interactive cross-platform game creations!

This after-school class accommodates both new students who are learning GameMaker for the first time, and returning students who are interested in taking their skills to the next level!


Coding 101
Coding 101
Coding
10+
Tue &
Thur
5pm - 6:30pm
$295
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Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS TOTAL COURSE TIME

This 18 hour class teaches what it truly means to code, allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman. The course also provides a basic introduction to JavaScript using variables and user input with math and graphics.

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more than what their school can provide...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


Coding 201: JavaScript
Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
9+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
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Coding 201: JavaScript

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Game Maker 2D:
Game Design 101

Game Maker 2D Game Design 101
Game Design
10+
Tue &
Thur
5pm - 6:30pm
$325
Register for STEM Courses Denver

Game Maker 2D: Game Design 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Learn the ultimate 2D game development tool! The new GameMaker Studio 2D has everything you need to take your idea from concept to finished game...and let our team of expert game designers show you how! With no barriers to entry and powerful functionality, GameMaker Studio 2 is the ultimate 2D development environment!

Ideal for people who are new to game development or GameMaker, we take you through the process of creating your own game using an easy to learn and to use drag & drop language. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to make cool games!


Toon Animation Studio
Toon Animation Studio
10+
Wed
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$125
CLOSED

Toon Animation Studio

THIS CLASS IS CLOSED

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
STUDIO

For certified Silicon STEM Academy Animators only, this "Studio" program is designed as an open independent program for students to work collaboratively with fellow animators under the guidance of our Digital Producer.

Students will continue to hone their skills on the Crazytalk Animation engine, gain necessary storyboard approvals prior to embarking on the animation process, and learn how to go from concept to finished animation, using industry-standard tools and the latest techniques.


Cyber Security Principles
Cyber Security Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$345
Register for STEM Courses Denver

Cyber Security Principles

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The world of Cyber Security is vast, mysterious and critical to our global safety. In this 18hour course, students will transition from pure coding to a course about Digital Citizenship, including key security topics such as:

  • What is Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
  • The ABCs of Cryptography
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Software Security
  • Basic Systems Administration
  • Join us for this enlightening course taught by one of the SSA experts in technology and security and get a head start on your future in tech!

    NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Python 101
Python 101 Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
Register for STEM Courses Denver

Python 101

Python 101 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

THIS IS AN ONLINE ONLY CLASS.



Python is one of the most widely used general-purpose programming languages in mainstream use today.

Python’s popularity is born out of its simplicity, efficiency and overall ease of readability. Learn the principles, common programming applications and general use of Python, including variables, user input, operators and command structures. This course requires Coding 101 at a minimum, and Java or JavaScript is recommended, but not required. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums.

NOTE: This class is offered as an ONLINE only course with live instruction from one of Silicon STEM's programmers.


BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics
BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$325
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BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics

BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics Classes Denver CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This course introduces students to the small-but-mighty "Zumo Robot", an Arduino-based robot designed for Sumo-style BattleBOT competition. Students will use Arduino programming on a micro-controller to instruct their robots to perform a variety of autonomous tasks; these include obstacle avoidance, line following, maze navigation and collision detection.

The course will result in a friendly sumo-style competition...may the best ‘bot win! This robotics class is recommended for students who have completed Coding 101, Gadgets & Gizmos or a similar Arduino-based course.


ADULT: Coding 101
ADULT Coding 101 Classes in Denver, CO
18+
Wed
6:30pm - 7:45pm
$165
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ADULT: Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

For adults who are interested in learning to code...or think they might be interested in learning to code...now's your chance in a stress-free no-judgement learning environment!

This crash course teaches what it truly means to , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman.

If you have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for you...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


VLOGGING:
Design & Production

VLOGGING: Design & Production
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$325
Register for STEM Courses Denver

VLOGGING: Design & Production

Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

When YouTube was founded ten years ago, it was with the mission “to provide fast and easy video access and the ability to share videos frequently.” Now it adds another: launching inspiring creatives, film makers, vloggers, bloggers, gamers, muscians, and teen-beauty-consultants to fame, and even minting young millionaires!

This course teaches the principles of VLOGGING video production and editing using Final Cut Pro video software, and what makes an effective, potentially-viral, video for YouTube. Students will learn the process necessary to create a YouTube Channel and to develop techniques to drive consistent viewership.
This is a fun, interactive and creative course designed for the student who wants to share their ideas and travels with the world.

DIY Web Design
DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO
18+
Mondays
6:30pm - 7:45pm
$165
No Longer
Available

DIY Web Design

DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Are you starting a business and trying to figure out how to create an affordable and effective website? have you always wanted to create your own digital resume or portfolio, but weren't quite sure where to begin? Here's your chance!

This course will give adult students the skills to design their own website like a pro. Compile web content, add titles, still images, and use editing tools that the designers use to create and edit interactive sites.
Learn the basics of HTML, as well as beginner to intermediate web design principles, page organization, layout and editing.


No Longer
Available


JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer
JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer

JUNIOR Stop Motion Animation Designer

AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE
FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME
If your student loves to design and work with their hands in fun and creative ways, this Stop-Motion Animation after-school program will be a blast!

Students can let their creativity go wild as they build sets and characters for their own original stop-motion videos. Students will learn about frame length, character expression, editing, adding music and voiceovers in this fun, interactive hands-on course!


Junior Game Designer
Junior Game Design Course for Kids and Teens in Denver, CO

Junior Game Design

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS TOTAL CLASS TIME

If your student is obsessed about learning to design and create their own games, this after-school class is the right one! Go from concept to the completion of a fully functional 2D game with GameMaker Studio 2, the premier 2D game development platform for game design enthusiasts. If you can dream it, you can make it with this powerful, but intuitive drag & drop development platform. GameMaker students will impress their friends with their exciting, interactive cross-platform game creations!

This after-school class accommodates both new students who are learning GameMaker for the first time, and returning students who are interested in taking their skills to the next level!


Coding 101
Coding 101

Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS TOTAL COURSE TIME

This 18 hour class teaches what it truly means to code, allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman. The course also provides a basic introduction to JavaScript using variables and user input with math and graphics.

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more than what their school can provide...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


Coding 201: JavaScript
Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

Coding 201: JavaScript

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

One of the three core programming languages supporting content management and production on the World Wide Web, JavaScript is an essential language to learn in the world of programming.

This 18 hour course teaches the critical fundamentals of variables, user input, Booleans, and logical and comparison operators, use of math and graphics, random generators, data structures, along with animations and events. This course requires Coding 101 as a pre-requisite or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Game Maker 2D:
Game Design 101

Game Maker 2D Game Design 101

Game Maker 2D: Game Design 101

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Learn the ultimate 2D game development tool! The new GameMaker Studio 2D has everything you need to take your idea from concept to finished game...and let our team of expert game designers show you how! With no barriers to entry and powerful functionality, GameMaker Studio 2 is the ultimate 2D development environment!

Ideal for people who are new to game development or GameMaker, we take you through the process of creating your own game using an easy to learn and to use drag & drop language. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to make cool games!


Toon Animation Studio
Toon Animation Studio

Toon Animation Studio

THIS CLASS IS CLOSED

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
STUDIO

For certified Silicon STEM Academy Animators only, this "Studio" program is designed as an open independent program for students to work collaboratively with fellow animators under the guidance of our Digital Producer.

Students will continue to hone their skills on the Crazytalk Animation engine, gain necessary storyboard approvals prior to embarking on the animation process, and learn how to go from concept to finished animation, using industry-standard tools and the latest techniques.


Cyber Security Principles
Cyber Security Classes in Denver, CO

Cyber Security Principles

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

The world of Cyber Security is vast, mysterious and critical to our global safety. In this 18hour course, students will transition from pure coding to a course about Digital Citizenship, including key security topics such as:

  • What is Digital Citizenship and Cyber Hygiene
  • The ABCs of Cryptography
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Software Security
  • Basic Systems Administration
  • Join us for this enlightening course taught by one of the SSA experts in technology and security and get a head start on your future in tech!

    NOTE: This class is offered both on-site and on-line!


Python 101
Python 101 Classes in Denver, CO

Python 101

Python 101 Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

THIS IS AN ONLINE ONLY CLASS.



Python is one of the most widely used general-purpose programming languages in mainstream use today.

Python’s popularity is born out of its simplicity, efficiency and overall ease of readability. Learn the principles, common programming applications and general use of Python, including variables, user input, operators and command structures. This course requires Coding 101 at a minimum, and Java or JavaScript is recommended, but not required. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums.

NOTE: This class is offered as an ONLINE only course with live instruction from one of Silicon STEM's programmers.


BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics
BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics

BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics

BattleBOTS with Zumo Robotics Classes Denver CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This course introduces students to the small-but-mighty "Zumo Robot", an Arduino-based robot designed for Sumo-style BattleBOT competition. Students will use Arduino programming on a micro-controller to instruct their robots to perform a variety of autonomous tasks; these include obstacle avoidance, line following, maze navigation and collision detection.

The course will result in a friendly sumo-style competition...may the best ‘bot win! This robotics class is recommended for students who have completed Coding 101, Gadgets & Gizmos or a similar Arduino-based course.


ADULT: Coding 101
ADULT Coding 101 Classes in Denver, CO

ADULT: Coding 101

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

For adults who are interested in learning to code...or think they might be interested in learning to code...now's your chance in a stress-free no-judgement learning environment!

This crash course teaches what it truly means to , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Students learn all of the critical fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and overall readability. Students begin with the use of the Karel programming language - Silicon STEM is one of the only certified providers in Colorado teaching this educational language from Stanford University - a required course for incoming Stanford freshman.

If you have attempted to learn online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for you...then this class is for you. We'll get you going fast and build a foundation for you to build upon for the rest of your future. This IS the first step!


VLOGGING:
Design & Production

VLOGGING: Design & Production

VLOGGING: Design & Production

Vlogging YouTube Star Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

When YouTube was founded ten years ago, it was with the mission “to provide fast and easy video access and the ability to share videos frequently.” Now it adds another: launching inspiring creatives, film makers, vloggers, bloggers, gamers, muscians, and teen-beauty-consultants to fame, and even minting young millionaires!

This course teaches the principles of VLOGGING video production and editing using Final Cut Pro video software, and what makes an effective, potentially-viral, video for YouTube. Students will learn the process necessary to create a YouTube Channel and to develop techniques to drive consistent viewership.
This is a fun, interactive and creative course designed for the student who wants to share their ideas and travels with the world.

DIY Web Design
DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

DIY Web Design

DIY Web Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Are you starting a business and trying to figure out how to create an affordable and effective website? have you always wanted to create your own digital resume or portfolio, but weren't quite sure where to begin? Here's your chance!

This course will give adult students the skills to design their own website like a pro. Compile web content, add titles, still images, and use editing tools that the designers use to create and edit interactive sites.
Learn the basics of HTML, as well as beginner to intermediate web design principles, page organization, layout and editing.


No Longer
Available

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