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American Robotics Academy - Conroe, The Woodlands and Spring - World Champions Centre

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
World Champions Centre 28865 Birnham Woods Dr SpringTX  77386
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
World Champions Centre 28865 Birnham Woods Dr SpringTX  77386

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What's Included

Our classes help students understand "how things work", using LEGO elements to demonstrate the principles of simple and motorized machines, through hands-on, interactive activities. Students learn a variety of ways to design for a diverse range of activity-based challenges. From concept to design, students will see their robot come to life. Each team's decisions during the construction and modifications process will influence their robot's performance in the ultimate competition! Working in teams, students will learn how to design, build and test remote-controlled, walking, rolling and wireless robots. Students will be working with these popular elements: Axles Gears Beams Wheels Motors Microcomputers Infrared wireless technology We at American Robotics Academy excite, inspire, and motivate young minds about the importance, impact, as well as fun of robotics technology...

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Our mission at American Robotics Academy® is to excite, inspire, and motivate young people about the fun, importance and impact of robotics technology in today's world. We hope to stimulate their imagination and creativity by encouraging them to explore, experience, and express themselves through our hands-on interactive robotics program. Held in a friendly, sports-like atmosphere, we focus on team-building, problem solving, creativity and fun. Students will be working with the widely known and popular plastic LEGO building blocks, including the more specialized pieces such as axles, gears, beams, wheels, motors, microcomputers, pneumatics and other parts that will enable them to safely create animated and exciting mechanical movements and other effects. The LEGO Technic System has been adopted as the standard material for robotic designers, because of their sophisticated and powerful set of mechanical design components. The fact that they can be disassembled and reconfigured as necessary is essential in testing, design, and instruction.

Our classes teach students to understand "how things work" through hands-on activities that demonstrate the principles of simple and motorized machines. They gain experience with design and problem solving through the use of gears, motors, wheels and axles, pulleys, and remote control devices. Working in age appropriate teams of three, students learn a variety of ways to design a robot to do the things they want it to do. They decide and build, as a team, the best design of their robot for the competition to be held at the end of each class session.

All American Robotics Academy camps are designed around a curriculum that enables students to take a full day/week program or choose to enroll in just morning or afternoon classes.

At American Robotics Academy® , we can provide the guidance and confidence to build simple working robots, as well as the inspiration for more complex robotic inventions.

 

 

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World Champions Centre 28865 Birnham Woods Dr SpringTX  77386
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