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Just a reminder: payment will appear as a PAYPAL transaction on your credit card, even if you do not have a PAYPAL account. Will show as: ADVENTURESW, AWROBOTS, or ROBOTSCLASS.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (240) 442-1855.

Grades 3-5th  Robo Challenge 

We’ll start each class with a programming challenge, set by our instructors. After meeting that challenge, we’ll use LEGO® robotics kits to design bots to go with our programs.

Bots we built this spring included factory bots (forklifts) that could drive up to a target, stop before crashing into it and then back up; and all sorts of cars. One of our favorite challenges: build a bot that can trap one of our Hexbug Nanos.

How would you do that? With a trap door? A closing gate? What robotic device would trigger your trap? A motion sensor? A tilt sensor? How would you program your machine, and why? It’s up to you how to solve the problem.

Our instructors will be there to help you achieve success – presenting different problems each week or two. Tired of having no clue what your kids do in all those clubs? We’re different. A day or two after every class, your instructor will email a note explaining what the class learned in the previous session and what’s next. Sometimes we even include photos and videos!

Friday Mornings 8-9am
Dates:  April 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25

Robo Challenge class format

    SEVEN meetings, once a week, 60 minutes per meeting.
    Min: 11 students / Max: 12 students.
    Student-instructor ratio: 6:1.
    After school tuition: $110 per student.

We provide for use during class: one LEGO® robotics kit and one netbook for each pair of students, and all ancillary equipment including Hexbug Nanos.

Areas of exploration: independent problem solving, robotics, programming, and logic.

 

Important: this transaction will appear on your credit card as PAYPAL *ADVENTURESW or PAYPAL *AWROBOTS

Contact

Adventures with Robots
info@adventureswithrobots.com
(240) 442-1855
www.adventureswithrobots.com
twitter: @awrobots
www.facebook.com/awrobots

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Schedule

April 13, 2012 — 8:00 am to
May 25, 2012 — 9:00 am

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Venue

Farmland ES
7000 Old Gate Rd
Rockville, MD
United States

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