FSA - Aidan's Project Group | MIT J-WEL

FSA - Aidan's Project Group

Hello everyone and welcome to our project group page! This is a space for all of you to explore your curiosity, so don't be afraid to ask a question or reach out at any point via email or the Rocket Chat function on this page. Please see below for this week's schedule!


Schedule for this week's Project Module Time

Tuesday: Introduction to Scratch and Microbit
Introduction to Scratch, an visual programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that encourages kids to learn basic coding and programming skills. The Microbit features 25 LED lights, sensors ,and programmable buttons, which can be used for developing projects.
Wednesday and Thursday: Fun with Satellites: CubeSat Module
Activities in this module include designing a space mission badge, using google maps to develop a data driven story, and building a mockup of a cube satellite out of cardboard and programming a micro:bit to collect data.
Friday: Guest Speaker (end at 1pm)

Who am I

My name is Aidan Faustina and I will be your mentor for this summer! I graduated from MIT this year with a degree in Physics and Philosophy and I will be starting law school at Stanford in the fall. I love playing and listening to music, reading, watching sports, and playing video games. I look forward to getting to know you all!

How to contact me:

email: aidanf@mit.edu
phone: 818-933-1743


Project Group Link

Project Group: Monday - Thursday, 1pm -3pm
Zoom connection information: https://mit.zoom.us/j/92867560924

Rocket Chat

If you've never used it before, this is rocket chat! You should be able to click "single sign-on" and log in with the same information you used to log into JWEL. Your first task is to try sending me a message here!