Boosting Academic Achievement Through Technology
READY! SET! GO!
Get ready for “LEGO Building 101”! Discover the basic LEGO building skills that are the backbone to your knowledge in technology. Focus on Dacta pieces in order to build a reasonably tough structure. How do we add axles, gears and a motor into the system? Welcome!
NEED FOR SPEED
Get psyched with the 101 of K’NEX building! Discover how to manipulate K’NEX to our heart’s desire. The spotlight’s on different connections and the slight bendability of the pieces. How do you make use of ropes and weights? Is your tower big, tall and tough?
ELEVATOR (WITHOUT) MUSIC
A DIFFERENT BALL GAME
It’s Monday Night Football – with robots. Build your robot athlete and enter the playing field. Punt, roll and run with the ball. Are you ready to tackle or be tackled? Let’s hear the crowd roar while you kick your field goal. Just make sure you don’t fumble!
DON’T TOUCH THAT DIAL!
Can you extend your body with robotic limbs; inorganic things that move with your every whim? Figure out how to teach the cyborg arm extension to press buttons, turn dials and pull handles. Can it juggle an egg? It’s remote controlled!
LIGHT & MAGIC
Who’s there? Can machines really talk to each other? Teach a robot to communicate with infrared signals. Coordinate with each other to finish various goals. Can they work together or will everything fall apart? Oh, no!