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St. Louise 2019-20 After-School Robotics Club

 

WHO: Open to current St Louise 4th - 8th graders. The maximum # of students in class is 12 in total.  This club includes both intro and advanced classes.
Registration is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
WHEN: Thursdays from October 24th to January 23rd from 3:00 to 4:30 pm (8 total sessions)
• 10/24, 11/14; *11/21; 12/5; 12/12; 12/19; 1/9; 1/23
*On 11/21 Class will also be held at 6:00 - 7:30 pm during the School Open House

WHERE: St Louise – OT Room in the North wing
 
FEE: $200
 
CURRICULUM DETAILS:
Robotics - Intro to Programming and Mechanical Engineering
Learn Robotics, Programming and Mechanical Engineering concepts in a fun, hands-on, collaborative environment using LEGO Mindstorms! With instructor guidance, students will select a path below to pursue. Note, both groups will meet at the same time and place.
 
Group 1 – Instructor-led activities
With instructor-led lessons and hands-on activities, students will be working in a team of two on the following skills/activities:
• Initiation to programing with EV3
• Discovering of sensors
• Program and execute follow the line, obstacle avoidance techniques…
 
Group 2 – Independent work
Working in a team of two (with guidance from instructors) students will collaborate with their partner on the following activities:
• Robotic Arm Challenge – build and program a robotic arm and execute a challenge
• Work on past NFL Challenge + Run competition between groups
• Obstacle avoidance part 2 challenge
• Object pickup challenge
• Catapult challenge
 
PARENTAL SUPPORT: Volunteers welcome to help during each session
 
PARENT INSTRUCTORS: Ricardo Mendes and Juan Posada
TEACHER LIAISON: Mr. Glaser