ROBOTICS

AGE 5+

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

ABOUT SCRATCHPAD

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

         

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09-8150825
Mon-Fri: 3pm - 7:30 pm
Sat/Sun: 10am - 3pm
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Mon-Fri: 3pm - 7:30 pm
Sat/Sun: 10am - 3pm