Robot to the Rescue: Designing robots to solve problems
In this club session, students dive into different applications of robotics and then design a robot to solve a problem.
While robots can be fun to play with, they can also help solve big real-world problems. From robotic arms that sort recyclables to robots taking temperatures in hospitals, robots can be very useful members of our communities. In this camp, students dive into different applications of robotics and then design a robot to solve a problem. Students will creatively think about how they can use robotics for a useful purpose. Working through the engineering design process students will expand their programming skills before prototyping a personally impactful robot and share their creation on the last day. In addition, students dive into the fundamentals of AI by participating in an AI activity. This club is perfect for the student that wants to use their engineering skills to contribute to their communities!
- Explore the relationship between society and technology
- Explore how technology can help solve everyday problems
- Design and build a robot to solve an identified problem
- Expand programming skills to achieve a specific task
- iOS, Android or Chromebook device with UKIT EDU app installed
- Computer with webcam, microphone and Zoom web conferencing ability
- Reliable internet
- UKIT Intermediate robotics kit
- Access to virtual club including 4 live virtual sessions (90m each week), 2 optional enrichment sessions (60m each) and multiple offline activities
- Accredited STEM Instructors
- Course cost is $432 per session and includes all fees + product
All sessions for this class are full.
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UKIT Intermediate Configurations:
Check out the pre-designed robots you can build with the UKIT Intermediate kit. These are just the beginning – build these or create your own!
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