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Class Summary: Who isn’t fascinated by the wonderful world of robotics! Throughout this course, children will get the opportunity to act out a robot, remote control device, and an automaton. In addition, students will learn how to use the element of sound to control an automaton, make a robot score a goal in an exciting game of soccer, and attempt to move a robot through a challenging maze!
Educational Value: This course teaches students the important role that science plays in technology. The children will help to operate robotic devices in a way in which the robots appear to have humanlike skills. Students will learns the basic of robotics and exactly what it takes to build the internal systems of robotic contraptions. Towards the end of the course, the children will get a chance to build their very own mechanical robot hand to take home!
This class includes the following experiments and activities:
What is a Robot?
Robot or Not?
Radical Robots Wrap-up