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

 March 11 through April 22

Details

Type

Age Range

Day(s)

Time

Price

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JUNIOR Robotics
Junior Robotic
7-10
Tue
4pm - 5:00pm
$99
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JUNIOR Robotics


FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS
AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE

For new and returning after-school students, this course introduces the budding engineer to the Lego Mindstorms robotics platform. Students will build autonomous vehicles equipped with various sensors, and they will program them using the EV3 application. Using block-based programming modules, students will instruct their robot in a variety of tasks; these include obstacle avoidance, line following, collision detection, and maze navigation. Whether you are new to Robotics, or a returning student looking for more advanced builds, this program provides the perfect after-school outlet for the aspiring robotics engineer!


JUNIOR Minecraft Builders
Coding 101
Coding
7-10
Wed
4pm - 5pm
$99
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JUNIOR Minecraft Builders

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
After-School COURSE

For new and returning Minecraft enthusiasts! If your student loves Minecraft and would like to learn more about how to play the game effectively, this is a fun & hands-on opportunity to learn new skills. At its core, Minecraft is a creative game, and we believe it teaches great collaboration & strategy skills in a safe, friendly environment. In this class, students will learn the in's and out's of the game in 'creative mode,' by designing new foods, blocks, structures and more. Join the fun and see why Minecraft is both educational and entertaining!


Coding 101
Coding 101
Coding
9+
Tue &
Thu
5pm - 6:30pm
$295
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Coding 101

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

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!

NOTE: This course is offered both on-site and online!


ONLINE Coding 101
Coding 101
Coding
9+
Tues &
Thurs
5pm - 6:30pm
$295
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ONLINE Coding 101

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

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.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.

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!

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


Digital Media Mashup
Digital Media classes in Denver
Coding
9+
Tues &
Thu
5pm - 6:30pm
$325
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Digital Media Mashup

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE

Digital Media skills are essential for the 21st century. In this class, students will explore the basic functionality of Adobe Photoshop, Video Editing with Final Cut Pro and basic web design principles. Students will learn to retouch their photos like the professionals do, edit their videos to share with their friends & families, and discover the tricks of the trade to show off and share their work for web and social media apps.


Edison Robotics
Minecraft Modding
Coding
9+
Tue &
Thu
5pm - 6:30pm
$325
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Edison Robotics

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS
AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE:

For budding Electrical, Mechanical or Robotics engineer, this program is specifically designed using one of the most advanced robotics platforms available in education today, the Edison. In this engaging, hands-on robotics course, students will learn to program the powerful Edison robot to perform a variety of autonomous tasks. Loaded with sensors, this small, but powerful robot can be programmed to respond to lights and sounds, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and even work interactively with other Edison robots. If your student has enjoyed Lego robotics, the Edison is the next level using a range of coding approaches with a wide variety of applications.


Coding 201: JavaScript
Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
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Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
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 class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

PREREQUISITE: Coding 101.

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


ONLINE
Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
10+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
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ONLINE Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
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 class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.

PREREQUISITE: Coding 101.


ONLINE
Python Programming 101

JAVA I Programming
10+
Tue &
Thu
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
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ONLINE Python Programming 101

JAVA I Programming Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
ONLINE ONLY:

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.

Students will join the course via our online virtual classroom for live instruction with one of SSA's expert programming instructors. Details on how to join the class will be provided prior to class. Basic computer, mic, video camera and internet connection are required.


JAVA II Programming
JAVA I Programming
11+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
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JAVA II Programming

JAVA I Programming Classes in Denver, CO

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

Continuation of Java 1. This course is designed as part 2 of the 2-part Java programming course - going next level in details and critical uses of the world's most widely used language.

Java was designed to have the look and feel of the C++ language, but it is simpler to use than C++ and enforces an object-oriented programming model. These courses provide the perfect prep for high school AP classes or for the student who is looking to advance their current programming skills.

Student must have successfully completed Java 1 or gain instructor approval prior to registering for the course.


ONLINE
JAVA II Programming

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
11+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$375
Register for STEM Courses Denver

ONLINE JAVA II Programming

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
Continuation of Java 1. This course is designed as part 2 of the 2-part Java programming course - going next level in details and critical uses of the world's most widely used language.

Java was designed to have the look and feel of the C++ language, but it is simpler to use than C++ and enforces an object-oriented programming model. These courses provide the perfect prep for high school AP classes or for the student who is looking to advance their current programming skills.

Student must have successfully completed Java 1 or gain instructor approval prior to registering for the course.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.


STEM Practicum:
Arduino-based Project

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO
11+
Mon &
Wed
5pm - 6:30pm
$395
Register for STEM Courses Denver

STEM Practicum: Arduino-based Project

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL PRACTICUM:
The "SSA Practicum" is a project-based program where ADVANCED STUDENTS apply engineering design principles and programming skills to create, construct and code their own Arduino-based project. This session's project will be determined by the class during the first 2 sessions.

Similar to the "STEM Stars" program, Practicum students follow one of the SSA expert instructors through the step-by-steps of building an Arduino-based project. This program also includes a Soldering Certification. All students leave with their own working project. Coding 101 and at least one other SSA programming course is required, Arduino familiarity is preferred but not required. Fee includes $50 in supplies.


ADULT: Photoshop I
 3D Printing & CAD Design
Game Design
18+
Mon
6:30pm - 8pm
$185
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ADULT: Photoshop I

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE:
Photoshop, Adobe's Photo & Design Software, is one of the most widely used and essential software applications in digital media photo and image design. This course provides the critical skills necessary to edit and enhance photos, illustrations and 3D artwork. Designed for anyone to design anything from posters to packaging, basic banners to beautiful websites, unforgettable logos to eye-catching icons, Photoshop keeps the creative world moving. With intuitive tools and easy-to-use templates, even beginners can make something amazing.


ADULT: Coding 101
Coding 101
Coding
18+
Tue
6:30pm - 8pm
$165
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ADULT: Coding 101

Coding 101 crash course Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
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!



JUNIOR Robotics
Junior Robotic

JUNIOR Robotics


FULL 6-WEEK
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS
AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE

For new and returning after-school students, this course introduces the budding engineer to the Lego Mindstorms robotics platform. Students will build autonomous vehicles equipped with various sensors, and they will program them using the EV3 application. Using block-based programming modules, students will instruct their robot in a variety of tasks; these include obstacle avoidance, line following, collision detection, and maze navigation. Whether you are new to Robotics, or a returning student looking for more advanced builds, this program provides the perfect after-school outlet for the aspiring robotics engineer!


JUNIOR Minecraft Builders
Coding 101

JUNIOR Minecraft Builders

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
After-School COURSE

For new and returning Minecraft enthusiasts! If your student loves Minecraft and would like to learn more about how to play the game effectively, this is a fun & hands-on opportunity to learn new skills. At its core, Minecraft is a creative game, and we believe it teaches great collaboration & strategy skills in a safe, friendly environment. In this class, students will learn the in's and out's of the game in 'creative mode,' by designing new foods, blocks, structures and more. Join the fun and see why Minecraft is both educational and entertaining!


Coding 101
Coding 101

Coding 101

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

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!

NOTE: This course is offered both on-site and online!


ONLINE Coding 101
Coding 101

ONLINE Coding 101

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

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.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.

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!

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


Digital Media Mashup
Digital Media classes in Denver

Digital Media Mashup

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE

Digital Media skills are essential for the 21st century. In this class, students will explore the basic functionality of Adobe Photoshop, Video Editing with Final Cut Pro and basic web design principles. Students will learn to retouch their photos like the professionals do, edit their videos to share with their friends & families, and discover the tricks of the trade to show off and share their work for web and social media apps.


Edison Robotics
Minecraft Modding

Edison Robotics

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
6 HOURS
AFTER-SCHOOL COURSE:

For budding Electrical, Mechanical or Robotics engineer, this program is specifically designed using one of the most advanced robotics platforms available in education today, the Edison. In this engaging, hands-on robotics course, students will learn to program the powerful Edison robot to perform a variety of autonomous tasks. Loaded with sensors, this small, but powerful robot can be programmed to respond to lights and sounds, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and even work interactively with other Edison robots. If your student has enjoyed Lego robotics, the Edison is the next level using a range of coding approaches with a wide variety of applications.


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

Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
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 class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

PREREQUISITE: Coding 101.

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


ONLINE
Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

ONLINE Coding 201: JavaScript

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
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 class provides an excellent foundation and stepping stone to Java and any other mainstream languages.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.

PREREQUISITE: Coding 101.


ONLINE
Python Programming 101

JAVA I Programming

ONLINE Python Programming 101

JAVA I Programming Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
ONLINE ONLY:

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.

Students will join the course via our online virtual classroom for live instruction with one of SSA's expert programming instructors. Details on how to join the class will be provided prior to class. Basic computer, mic, video camera and internet connection are required.


JAVA II Programming
JAVA I Programming

JAVA II Programming

JAVA I Programming Classes in Denver, CO

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

Continuation of Java 1. This course is designed as part 2 of the 2-part Java programming course - going next level in details and critical uses of the world's most widely used language.

Java was designed to have the look and feel of the C++ language, but it is simpler to use than C++ and enforces an object-oriented programming model. These courses provide the perfect prep for high school AP classes or for the student who is looking to advance their current programming skills.

Student must have successfully completed Java 1 or gain instructor approval prior to registering for the course.


ONLINE
JAVA II Programming

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

ONLINE JAVA II Programming

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL COURSE
Continuation of Java 1. This course is designed as part 2 of the 2-part Java programming course - going next level in details and critical uses of the world's most widely used language.

Java was designed to have the look and feel of the C++ language, but it is simpler to use than C++ and enforces an object-oriented programming model. These courses provide the perfect prep for high school AP classes or for the student who is looking to advance their current programming skills.

Student must have successfully completed Java 1 or gain instructor approval prior to registering for the course.

Students may join this class completely online from the comfort of home or work. SSA has it's own virtual classroom platform and students can access the live instruction from either a PC or MAC. Full signon instructions will be sent just prior to the start of class.


STEM Practicum:
Arduino-based Project

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

STEM Practicum: Arduino-based Project

Coding 201: JavaScript Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK
2X WEEKLY
18 HOURS
FULL PRACTICUM:
The "SSA Practicum" is a project-based program where ADVANCED STUDENTS apply engineering design principles and programming skills to create, construct and code their own Arduino-based project. This session's project will be determined by the class during the first 2 sessions.

Similar to the "STEM Stars" program, Practicum students follow one of the SSA expert instructors through the step-by-steps of building an Arduino-based project. This program also includes a Soldering Certification. All students leave with their own working project. Coding 101 and at least one other SSA programming course is required, Arduino familiarity is preferred but not required. Fee includes $50 in supplies.


ADULT: Photoshop I
 3D Printing & CAD Design

ADULT: Photoshop I

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
1X WEEKLY
9 HOURS
CRASH COURSE:
Photoshop, Adobe's Photo & Design Software, is one of the most widely used and essential software applications in digital media photo and image design. This course provides the critical skills necessary to edit and enhance photos, illustrations and 3D artwork. Designed for anyone to design anything from posters to packaging, basic banners to beautiful websites, unforgettable logos to eye-catching icons, Photoshop keeps the creative world moving. With intuitive tools and easy-to-use templates, even beginners can make something amazing.


ADULT: Coding 101
Coding 101

ADULT: Coding 101

Coding 101 crash course Classes in Denver, CO

FULL 6-WEEK COURSE
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!


Questions? Don't hesitate to give us a call at 303-800-0011

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