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Teen Tech Week (11-16 years)

Teen Tech Week (11-16 years)

Tue Mar 07, 2023

Teen Tech Week (11-16 years)

Time Tue Mar 07 2023 at 09:30 am to 03:30 pm

The National Museum of Computing, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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Teen Tech Week (11-16 years), 7 March | Event in Milton Keynes | Teen Tech Week (11-16 years)
Experience interactive and inspiring activities, designed to encourage students to consider careers in Technology.

About this Event

About the Museum:

At The National Museum of Computing, voted one of England's 'Top 100 Irreplaceable Places', the evolution of Computing will unfold before your eyes. Journey from the early electro-mechanical code breaking machines of WWII and the world's first entirely digital semi-programmable computer, discovering how technology evolved from valves and early semiconductors to the modern microprocessors we use today. You will uncover the development of large mainframes, supercomputers and scientific mini-computers, responsible for process control from office-based systems to airspace! Finish by exploring the rise of personal computing, mobile computing and the advent of the internet and smart devices, bringing you up-to-date by examining how this technology has revolutionised the way we now interact with machines and each other. Home to the world's largest collection of working historic computers, our fantastic team of friendly and knowledgeable volunteers are on hand to demonstrate the plethora of operational machines in our unrivalled collection. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Hands-on-Hardware - Learn more about the ethics of technology in this thought-provoking session, find out more about sustainable data storage and deconstruct Hard Drives.

VR Experience - Step into another world with our Oculus Headsets; build communication skills by collaboratively solving fast-paced problems requiring abstraction, decomposition and computational thinking.

BBC Basic - Go back in time to our 80s classroom and build an understanding of programming languages by creating customisable games on our original, working BBC Micros.

Programming Languages - From 5-hole punch tape to Python! Explore how programming languages have progressed over the decades and solve puzzles using them to choose your favourite.

Moores Law - In 1965, Gordon Moore predicts technological development involves minimising component sizes but maximising capacity. Explore Moore’s Law in practice by comparing technology through the decades.

Robotics and AI - Students discuss the ethical issues surrounding and the limitations of Artificial Intelligence before creating their own chatbot. [Computing]

*Schedule subject to change

Please advise students to bring their own lunch as this is NOT provided


09:30 - 15:30hrs


The National Museum of Computing Block H, Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6DS.

IMPORTANT: Terms and Conditions

  • Spaces are limited. The capacity for this event is 120 students.
  • The content of this Digital Future Day is targeted towards students aged between 11-16 years.
  • Schools must give 2 months notice if they will not be attending; this will enable their places to be offered to another school on the Waiting List. Failure to do so will incur a charge of £160.00.

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Ticket Information Ticket Price
School Group Booking (1 x Learner) GBP 5
Home Educators Ticket (1 x Learner) GBP 5
Home Educators Ticket (1 x Parent/Carer) Free
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Tue Mar 07 2023 at 09:30 am to 03:30 pm


The National Museum of Computing, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom