R-LAB is an innovative teaching and learning program designed by Ripon College that brings community members and students together for short STEM-focused learning courses. You can register for each course individually or save by registering for all three. These courses are designed for learners ages 12+ and are taught by experts so they only accommodate up to 20 people. Adults $20 per session or $50 for all three, Middle/High School students $5 per session or $10 for all three, Ripon College students, no charge. Register today!
Be a Video Storyteller to Get Out Your Message!
March 1, 2019 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Todd Wehr B22, Ripon College
Get practical information and hands-on experience for making videos that will engage audiences with the messages you want to share. This workshop will start you out on the basics of how to get people interested in watching your movies. Learn how to make the most out of the media tools you have using clear thinking along with straightforward production techniques.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Drone! Get Your Drone Pilot’s License!
April 1, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Willmore Center, Ripon College
Learn how drones operate and receive your commercial drone pilot’s license in this workshop. Brought to you by drone expert and director of the UW Flight Lab, Chris Johnson, this is a great opportunity to explore how drones, or unmanned aerial systems, impact our lives every day!
Get Robot Powered!
April 15, 2019 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Willmore Center, Ripon College
Explore what goes into building a Vex robot from one of the top high school teams in Wisconsin. Members of team 4410C Technocracy Charlie will walk you through design, build and coding a robot. You’ll get to try programming and driving a push bot with game pieces used in competition plus meet Charlie the robot who is World Ranked!
*R-LAB is generously sponsored by the Alliant Energy Foundation.