EV3 Robotics

NOVA SySTEMic - Patriot High School

Monday, July 11, 2016 - Friday, July 15, 2016
Patriot High School 10504 Kettle Run Road NokesvilleVA  20181
Monday, July 11, 2016 - Friday, July 15, 2016
Patriot High School 10504 Kettle Run Road NokesvilleVA  20181

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What's Included

This one week camp is planned for rising 3rd through 5th grade students. In pairs, they will build an autonomous robot to carry out pre-designed missions. Students will design, build, and program a LEGO EV3 robot that will operate autonomously to compete against other camp teams in competitions such as the SumoBot Challenge and the Maze Challenge. Additional activities such as science experiments, may also be integrated throughout the week. Students will learn project management in a team setting, how to build with the LEGO EV3 platform, and basic programming of the EV3 system. The teams will compete in a final competition on Friday morning.

About This Organizer

NOVA SySTMEic is Northern Virginia Community College’s STEM outreach program. We’re passionate about developing a pipeline of student-centered activities from elementary school to career, building the STEM workforce of the future in the process.

The core underpinnings of a competitive economy are the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Northern Virginia faces a critical shortage of skilled workers in these areas and SySTEMic Solutions is focused on changing this.

Our mission is to develop a sustainable STEM pipeline in Northern Virginia. We engage students in elementary school and inspire them to continue to pursue STEM education in high school, college and the workforce through a collaboration with schools, businesses and community organizations.

We have developed partnerships with school divisions, higher education institutions, employers, and chambers of commerce throughout Northern Virginia to create a sustainable workforce pipeline.

Various activities, such as summer STEM camps, career exploration, competitive robotics and STEM dual enrollment are being delivered to participating teachers and students and are built on the critical need for a hands-on, activity based approach to learning STEM through collaboration and innovative teaching methods.

In the end, it’s about relationships, inspiration and skill. If we can capture the minds of young students and inspire them in STEM, then we have established a great platform for excellence, personal career satisfaction, and relationships made and maintained that will foster a desire for students and professionals to remain in Northern Virginia to achieve their dreams in the STEM fields.

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Patriot High School 10504 Kettle Run Road NokesvilleVA  20181
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