COR for Kids - Introduction to Robotics

Description

4 DAYS OF EXCITING, FUN, ENGAGING, CREATIVE, AND HIGHLY INTERACTIVE STEM &SEL EXPLORATION! OPEN TO ALL CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 7-16.

About this event

This is a hybrid workshop with half the class participating in-person and half via remote online access. If you are based in the Boston area or able to travel there during the workshop days, please select an in-person ticket. If you are located anywhere else in the world and would like to participate, please select the remote ticket option.

Over the course of this workshop series, participants will:

  1. Learn the basic concepts of robotics coding via a LEGO Robot with Google Slides Interface

  2. Complete a mission interacting with a remote robot (Mars-like rover mission)

  3. Compete with your classmates in coding the best robot to play golf

  4. Code your robot to win the robot dance competition

Specific STEM skills include:

Mechanics of Motion Movement Representation True/False Commands Conditional Commands Geometry

Specific SEL skills include:

Self Management (goal setting and following instructions) Relationship Building (communication and cooperation) Social Awareness (turn-taking and appreciating diversity) Self Awareness (confidence and efficacy) Responsible Decision-Making (problem-solving)

Workshop Agenda:

  • Introduction to the Platform

  • Motors of the Robot

  • Movement

  • Direction

  • Orientation

  • Sense

  • Magnitude

  • Touch Sensor

  • Activity 1: How a Vacuum Cleaner Robot Avoids Walls

  • Activity 2: The Robot Artist Draw a Square.

  • Activity 3: Hit on the Target

Organizer

CORP - Collaborative Online Robotics Platform

Location

Cambridge, MA

Date & Time

Aug. 8, 2022, 10 a.m. - Aug. 11, 2022, 1 p.m.

Cost

$0

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