STEAM Break: Coding through Time: Punch-card Coding Take Home Kit

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Teens, Adults
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Allowed Ages: 16 to Over 18

Program Description

Event Description

In the 1830s, inventor Charles Babbage proposed schematics for the analytical engine, the first prototype of what we would now call a computer. Though it would never be built, his academic partner and long-time friend Countess Ada Lovelace, created a system of punch cards to input data and print the results of the engine's computation. These punch cards would become the first computer program. 

Learn how these punch cards created mathematical equations and make a set of your own with this kit!

Ages 16 +, Registration Required


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