INTENT

Design, build and program a real robot using sensors, controllers and actuators. With so many variations to choose from, the possibilities are limited only by the students’ imagination!

STRUCTURE

Students have access to a large number of robotic kits with varying levels of complexity.

The course will follow the structure below, but students are welcome to jump to a higher level if they are familiar with the basics

  • Introduction to the concept of robots
  • Create 2D and 3D robots
  • Familiarisation with standard components
  • Introduce standard programming languages
  • Build and program robotic kits
  • Create new robots from base components
  • Introduce custom behaviour

RESULTS

This course is designed to promote multiple skills, including

  • Maths
  • Programming
  • Scientific process
  • Systems
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork

INCLUDED IN THE COURSE

ROBOTIC KITS
COURSE MATERIAL
ACCESS TO PREMIUM ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES

SOME OF OUR ROBOTICS COURSES

CODE THAT BOT – EDISON

Edison lego educational robot

Learn to control the Edison robot by writing code to control its various sensors – light, ultrasonic, sound and more.

CODE THAT ROBOT – MBOT

mbot

 Learn to control the Mbot robot by writing code to control its various sensors – light, ultrasonic, sound, use LED to display characters and more.

SELF BALANCING ROBOT

self balancing robot

Create a robot from scratch. 3D Print the chassis, put the components together and programme the robot so it can balance itself on just two wheels. Up for the challenge?

DURATION AND WHEN TO START

Each session lasts an hour and the course is taught one day a week. The content of each session builds on the previous one, and allows for students to practice various concepts at home.

Students can enrol at any time and based on their skill level we provide a number of session timings to choose from. We are open 7 days a week so there is always a session time that will work for you.

$140*

MONTHLY

AFTER SCHOOL SESSIONS

Our after school robotics programs are priced at from only $140 per month

ABOUT SCRATCHPAD

Scratchpad is both an approach to learning and a centre for creativity. We run our programs from our learning centres in St Lukes, Botany, Albany, Northcote & Stonefields Auckland, as well as offering additional support online.

         

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OUR CENTRES

ST LUKES CENTRE

12/1 Wagener Place

Mt Albert, Auckland

09 815 0825

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BOTANY CENTRE

23/2 Bishop Dunn Place

Flatbush, Auckland

09 815 0825

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ALBANY CENTRE

28A William Pickering Drive

Albany, Auckland

09 815 0825

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NORTHCOTE CENTRE

46 Lake Road,

Northcote, Auckland

09 815 0825

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STONEFIELDS CENTRE

1st Floor, 38 Lunn Avenue,

Stonefields, Auckland

09 815 0825

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