Silicon STEM Academy - Denver CO
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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

Buy One Get One - Special BOGO Discount STEM Classes Denver

SEPTEMBER 10 through OCTOBER 18


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Junior Game Designer
Junior Game Design Course for Kids and Teens in Denver, CO
Game Design
8 - 10yrs
Wed
4pm - 5pm
$95
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Junior Game Design

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

Designed for aspiring game designers ages 8-10, this 1-day-a-week course starts by teaching the dynamic interactive game creation & storytelling platform, Scratch, from MIT! Students will learn how to animate characters, build creative games, and create fun stories with a visual coding block environment. They will also learn to create simple interactive mobile apps with Bitsbox! Students will be introduced to text-based coding with a curriculum that teaches the basics of coding, including variables, inputs and game animations. Students can easily share their apps to any mobile device. No prior experience is required. This course provides a great foundation for Coding 101 for ages 9+.


Junior Robotics
Junior Robotics for Kids Course in Denver, CO
8 - 10yrs
Tue
4pm - 5pm
$95
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Junior Robotics

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

If your student is the next Einstein and loves to tinker, loves robots and to build and invent; the SSA Junior Robotics course is the best place to get started inventing with electronics and building robots! This after-school class is the perfect way to unleash creativity in students 8-10 years, empowering them to create, design and construct robots of every shape and size, with no prior robotics experience. Learn the basics of robotics and electronics, explore STEM principles, form the foundations of critical thinking, and just have fun with blinking and buzzing creations. It’s the perfect way to get young engineers building, with no soldering, wiring or programming required.


Coding 101
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO
Coding
10+
Mon &
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$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 , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Shttps://siliconstemacademy.com/administrator/index.php?option=com_modules&view=module&layout=edit&id=700#attrib-row3tudents 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!


Game Maker 2D: 101
GAME MAKER 2D: Game Design Classes in Denver, CO
Game Design
10+
Mon &
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$345
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Game Maker 2D: 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!


Python 101
Beginner Python Programming Classes in Denver, CO
Coding
10+
Mon
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$395
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Python 101

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

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 and some level of understanding of Java or JavaScript, or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums.


2D Toon Digital Animation
Digital Animation Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
4pm - 5:30pm
$325
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2D Toon Digital Animation

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS


Be a part of the Silicon STEM Academy Animation team and use your creativity and technical skills to bring characters and stories to life as a 2D digital animator. Learn how to go from concept to finished animation, using industry-standard tools and the latest techniques. Students who successfully complete the course may continue to develop animated shorts which may be added to the Silicon STEM Academy web page and YouTube channel and earn up to $25 per short for any storylines that help to promote STEM!

Learn the basics of animation utilizing pre-designed characters. Apply storytelling principles to your animations. Practice with exercises in Crazytalk Animator.


Advanced Minecraft Modding
Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO
Coding   Game Design
10+
Tue &
Thur
4pm - 5:30pm
$325
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Advanced Minecraft Modding

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Calling all Minecraft enthusiasts! This 18 hour class is for the Minecrafter who is already familiar with the basics of Modding, and takes the student to the next level in Mod Development. Students will learn to create more advanced interactive mods, using structures and MOBs, and brings them to life with Java programming (Parents, this is a great way of exposing your student to mainstream computer programming and to learning the most widely used language in the world, Java!). Some programming experience is recommended, but not required...mainly the only thing required is a love for Minecraft!

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn to mod online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more ...then this class is for you.


3D Printing & Modeling
3D Printing and Modeling Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Tue &
Thur
4pm - 5:30pm
$325
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3D Printing & Modeling

3D Printing and Modeling Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

If you can dream it, you can print it! This course focuses on 3D modeling of mechanical components that can be used in daily-use applications. Students will learn the Tynkercad 3D Design & Printing application widely used by professional designers to create anything from prototypes to home décor to jewelry…it’s up to your imagination. This hands-on and project based course will start with the basic principles of CAD design for printing and progress to independent student design projects. This is a perfect introduction to the intricacies of the incredible world of 3D printing!


JavaScript 101
JavaScript 101 Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Tue &
Thur
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$375
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JavaScript 101 - Beginner Javascript Course

Beginner JavaScript Classes Denver CO

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.


Unity Game Design
Unity Game Design Classes in Denver, CO
Game Design
10+
Tue &
Thur
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$375
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Unity Game Design

Unity Game Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This course will teach students the fundamentals of Game Design using one of the industry's most powerful game development engines in use today, Unity 3D. Students learn the fundamental navigation methods, scripting in C# and 2D and 3D design and principles. Students will build their game design knowledge by learning how to expand their game environments and use more advanced functions including terrain generators, enhanced storytelling and multi-level player capabilities.

3D Animation in Blender and Coding 101 are recommended, but not required at this level. Please note, however, that learning Unity and designing a game will ultimately require animation and computer programming skills. Students must have strong keyboarding skills and proficient in general computer file and directory management and use.


3D Printing Everyday Use
3D Printing For Everyday Use Classes in Denver, CO
18+
Tuesdays
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$185
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3D Printing Everyday Use

3D Printing For Everyday Use Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Calling all adults who have thought about getting a 3D printer, but weren't quite sure what you'd do with one! Here's your chance to learn from the experts and to learn 3D modeling of mechanical components that can be used in daily-use applications. Students will learn the TynkerCAD 3D Design & Printing application widely used by professional designers to create anything from prototypes to home décor to jewelry…it’s up to your imagination. This hands-on and project based course will start with the basic principles of CAD design for printing and progress to independent student design projects. This is a perfect introduction to the intricacies of the incredible world of 3D printing!


Coding 101 for Adults
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO
Coding
18+
Thursdays
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$165
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Coding 101 for Adults

Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO

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 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. 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!



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

Designed for aspiring game designers ages 8-10, this 1-day-a-week course starts by teaching the dynamic interactive game creation & storytelling platform, Scratch, from MIT! Students will learn how to animate characters, build creative games, and create fun stories with a visual coding block environment. They will also learn to create simple interactive mobile apps with Bitsbox! Students will be introduced to text-based coding with a curriculum that teaches the basics of coding, including variables, inputs and game animations. Students can easily share their apps to any mobile device. No prior experience is required. This course provides a great foundation for Coding 101 for ages 9+.


Junior Robotics
Junior Robotics for Kids Course in Denver, CO

Junior Robotics

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

If your student is the next Einstein and loves to tinker, loves robots and to build and invent; the SSA Junior Robotics course is the best place to get started inventing with electronics and building robots! This after-school class is the perfect way to unleash creativity in students 8-10 years, empowering them to create, design and construct robots of every shape and size, with no prior robotics experience. Learn the basics of robotics and electronics, explore STEM principles, form the foundations of critical thinking, and just have fun with blinking and buzzing creations. It’s the perfect way to get young engineers building, with no soldering, wiring or programming required.


Coding 101
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO

Coding 101

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

This 18 hour class teaches what it truly means to , allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on approach in fun and interactive ways. Shttps://siliconstemacademy.com/administrator/index.php?option=com_modules&view=module&layout=edit&id=700#attrib-row3tudents 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!


Game Maker 2D: 101
GAME MAKER 2D: Game Design Classes in Denver, CO

Game Maker 2D: 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!


Python 101
Beginner Python Programming Classes in Denver, CO

Python 101

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

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 and some level of understanding of Java or JavaScript, or student must test out accordingly. This class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and SSA project-based learning practicums.


2D Toon Digital Animation
Digital Animation Classes in Denver, CO

2D Toon Digital Animation

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS


Be a part of the Silicon STEM Academy Animation team and use your creativity and technical skills to bring characters and stories to life as a 2D digital animator. Learn how to go from concept to finished animation, using industry-standard tools and the latest techniques. Students who successfully complete the course may continue to develop animated shorts which may be added to the Silicon STEM Academy web page and YouTube channel and earn up to $25 per short for any storylines that help to promote STEM!

Learn the basics of animation utilizing pre-designed characters. Apply storytelling principles to your animations. Practice with exercises in Crazytalk Animator.


Advanced Minecraft Modding
Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

Advanced Minecraft Modding

Advanced Minecraft Modding Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

Calling all Minecraft enthusiasts! This 18 hour class is for the Minecrafter who is already familiar with the basics of Modding, and takes the student to the next level in Mod Development. Students will learn to create more advanced interactive mods, using structures and MOBs, and brings them to life with Java programming (Parents, this is a great way of exposing your student to mainstream computer programming and to learning the most widely used language in the world, Java!). Some programming experience is recommended, but not required...mainly the only thing required is a love for Minecraft!

If you, or your student, have attempted to learn to mod online, have gotten too frustrated and have maybe even thought that programming is not for them, or just ready for more ...then this class is for you.


3D Printing & Modeling
3D Printing and Modeling Classes in Denver, CO

3D Printing & Modeling

3D Printing and Modeling Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

If you can dream it, you can print it! This course focuses on 3D modeling of mechanical components that can be used in daily-use applications. Students will learn the Tynkercad 3D Design & Printing application widely used by professional designers to create anything from prototypes to home décor to jewelry…it’s up to your imagination. This hands-on and project based course will start with the basic principles of CAD design for printing and progress to independent student design projects. This is a perfect introduction to the intricacies of the incredible world of 3D printing!


JavaScript 101
JavaScript 101 Classes in Denver, CO

JavaScript 101 - Beginner Javascript Course

Beginner JavaScript Classes Denver CO

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.


Unity Game Design
Unity Game Design Classes in Denver, CO

Unity Game Design

Unity Game Design Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS

This course will teach students the fundamentals of Game Design using one of the industry's most powerful game development engines in use today, Unity 3D. Students learn the fundamental navigation methods, scripting in C# and 2D and 3D design and principles. Students will build their game design knowledge by learning how to expand their game environments and use more advanced functions including terrain generators, enhanced storytelling and multi-level player capabilities.

3D Animation in Blender and Coding 101 are recommended, but not required at this level. Please note, however, that learning Unity and designing a game will ultimately require animation and computer programming skills. Students must have strong keyboarding skills and proficient in general computer file and directory management and use.


3D Printing Everyday Use
3D Printing For Everyday Use Classes in Denver, CO

3D Printing Everyday Use

3D Printing For Everyday Use Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE

Calling all adults who have thought about getting a 3D printer, but weren't quite sure what you'd do with one! Here's your chance to learn from the experts and to learn 3D modeling of mechanical components that can be used in daily-use applications. Students will learn the TynkerCAD 3D Design & Printing application widely used by professional designers to create anything from prototypes to home décor to jewelry…it’s up to your imagination. This hands-on and project based course will start with the basic principles of CAD design for printing and progress to independent student design projects. This is a perfect introduction to the intricacies of the incredible world of 3D printing!


Coding 101 for Adults
Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO

Coding 101 for Adults

Beginner Coding Classes in Denver, CO

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 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. 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!




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