Robotizens: Fall 2014
Robotizens is a LEGO Mindstorms-based program in which children (ages 8-12) will work hands-on with the latest generation of LEGO Robotics and work with various FLL Challenges. We offer a beginner/internmediate level Robotizens program that uses past FLL challenges.
Students work in small teams and build a variety of robot projects using LEGO Mindstorms. These projects provide an opportunity to study construction methods, principles of physics and science and basic concepts of engineering, such as connected systems, motorized machines, levers, gears, pulleys, speed/torque, stress testing, and more. The students will learn how to program the robots to perform tasks, use sensors, and solve a series of fun challenges.
In addition, we are also putting together two teams this Fall that will compete in the FLL challenge. The weekly meetings will take place at our Los Altos and Saratoga locations. The exact schedule will be posted shortly. If you’re interested in participating in the Los Altos or Saratoga FLL team, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The students will be participating in past FLL challenges, such as the Green City Challenge, the Body Forward Challenge or the Nature’s Fury Challenge. For the Green City Challenge, after completing a series of different robot designs and training challenges, students are presented with the Green City Challenge. This includes a number of missions simulating real-life engineering problems, each environmentally focused and conducted on a table top simulated city including LEGO buildings, power plants and trash bins. For this challenge, the student teams will design, build, program and test a robot using their own creative ideas. They will need to solve problems and revise their design and programming to see how many of the missions their robot can complete.
Robotizens is lots of fun, excitement, creativity and learning all wrapped into one!
Program Information: Robotizens Fall 2014
Target Age Group: 8-12
Classes Held: September 12th – December 12, 2014
(No class, Nov 28th, during the week of Thanksgiving)
Palo Alto / Los Altos:
Friday PM: 3:30 PM – 5:30PM
Friday PM: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thursday PM: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
No classes November 27th and November 28th (During the week of thanksgiving)
Our Robotizens classes are taught by experienced Robotics teacher Steve Putz. Steve will also lead the FLL teams.
Have questions about the Robotizens program? Contact us today and we’ll be happy to help you select the program that is right for your child.
Pricing: See our Pricing Page for more details