VEX IQ Robot – SCOPES Digital Fabrication

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Studio 5/6
Studio 5/6
K-12 teacher
In line with the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ Digital Youth Strategy, STUDIO 5/6 is mainly aimed at nurturing youth as digital learners by sharpening their 21st century learning skills, as they develop in an all-pervasive digital environment. In fact,… Read More

Summary

VEX IQ robotics seesions.

this is a 4 days program, each day participants will have two hours class to learn about robotics, electronics and coding using VEX IQ robotic kit.

 

What You'll Need

  • Cmputer.
  • Internet Access.
  • VEX IQ robotics kit / 2-4 Students.
  • VEXcode iq software.

 

The Instructions

Day 1 - Building the Base bot

Onsite session aims to deliver the knowledge of robot's control and the history behind robotics, in order to introduce the participant to the ways robots interact and behave with the surrounding environment through sensors and actuators.

 

This lesson has been developed based on project/ problem based learning, that’s mean that the kids will have a problem and they need to solve it in a practical way by making their own projects. In the beginning of the lesson introduce a problem to them, and ask them about the possible solutions. I recommend to mention something related to the sustainable development goals – SDG- if it possible such as topics related to health, education, climate change, food, etc.

 

 

Ice braking activity.

Let’s find out what we already know.

Ask participant to

Write down everything they already know about robots and robotics?

Can you give examples of robots that you already know about?

 

 

 

Curiosity is a car-sized Mars rover designed to explore the Gale crater on Mars as part of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission.

 Curiosity was launched from Florida on November 26, 2011, and landed on Aeolis Palus inside Gale on Mars on August 6, 2012.