- Up to 10 exciting projects
- Engage in 1 small contest
- Opportunity to work cooperatively
Rate: $15/session (GST included) Length of session: 90 minutes Payment: cheque or cash, direct to the instructor Maximum participants: 20
Students come away with many new skills
- Problem solving and planning
- Communication skills
- Team work and sharing
- Inventiveness and creativity
How does the class look like?
Grade 1-3: Lego Simple Machine
Students use various building elements, motors and sensors, to build simple machines and robots, and then control them to complete tasks and solve challenges. A sample Robolink 1 project can be seen here.
Grade 3-6: Lego NXT Mindstorms
Using provided Lego Mindstorms NXT motors, sensors, and building elements, students build simple machines and robots. A sample Robolink 2 project can be seen here.
Grade 6-8: VEX IQ robotics
Using provided VEX IQ motors, sensors, and building elements, students build simple machines and robots. A sample Robolink 3 project can be seen here.
What: Robolink 1 Introduction to LEGO® Machine
Where: Your school
When: @ 3:15 to 4:15 PM
Age: 6 to 8
Cost: $140, tax included
Robolink is an exciting introduction to fundamental engineering. Students work in pairs to learn mechanical design, construction, and teamwork. Using building blocks and motors from LEGO® and Power Function, students build a variety of simple machines and robots. Then, they solve challenges by controlling the machine to move and react.