Robotics with Lego Mindstorms

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Robotics with Lego Mindstorms

Robotics with Lego Mindstorms

Robotics is a rich environment for exploring engineering and programming. Campers work in teams of two to build and programme robots that can sense their environments and respond autonomously.

Ages:

9-12

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All equipment is provided

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Course highlights

Design, Code and Hardware.

Design, Code and Hardware.

Whatever your tech interest, robotics has it all. Robotics and automation are here to stay and you can get a leg up on the future by understanding how to be part of this exciting megatrend.

Let the Robot Wars Begin

Let the Robot Wars Begin

Tournament style challenges bring teamwork, collaboration, and a little healthy competition into the mix. Get excited as you see your creation follow your commands to win the challenge!

Robot skills for life

Robot skills for life

Robotics pulls together every aspect of tech, and brings it all to life in the physical world. Beyond the programming angles, the use of sensors, outputs, and necessary calibrations reinforce math and physics skills, making this course one that really underpins every student's academic path. And let's face it, robots are super fun for every girl and boy!

Featured FAQ

Do you need any experience with Robots or programming to take this course?

No prior experience is needed. The course is beginner friendly but is flexible enough to challenge those that have done some programming or robotics before too.

Student work

Gallery of some past students work from this course

Photo: Robotics with Lego Mindstorms

Course Overview

Lego Mindstorms is a technology-focused environment that introduces students to ‘hands-on-learning’ through the construction of robotic projects that are able to be controlled through the use of a graphical programming interface. Robotics-focused camps are a highly-engaging way in which to introduce or extend students to foundational concepts within coding whilst concurrently learning principles of robotic engineering. Throughout the this camp students will build increasingly complex hardware-software projects to eventually compete against each other in challenges similar to those found within the First Lego World League. This class is sure to light up your child’s passion for tech within a competitive and engaging learning environment.

What your child will learn

  • Mechanical design and construction fundamentals
  • Graphical programming
  • Teamwork skills
  • Working with moving parts and an introduction to engineering, including the use and calibration of sensors
  • Producing a finished competition-ready product

Robotics with Lego Mindstorms FAQs

hi I'm Yousef I'm 14 yrs old I wanted to ask if you give ev3 lessons using logic blocksBack to product
asked by Anonymous on 2017-06-07 09:51:16
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  1. This is our Junior Robotics course for ages 9-12 and we use block-based coding. Our senior robotics class for ages 12+ uses the Robot C programming language.
    David Long answered on 2017-06-28 10:51:36

Meet Josh

Josh (on the right) is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Imperial College London. His passion is using technology to solve real-world problems, co-founding a start-up to do just that. But he still makes time to teach Fire Tech's robotics courses because he loves inspiring the next generation of mechanical engineers!

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"Fire Tech Camp has helped me find my mistakes and learn from them, and pushed me higher with my creativity showing me the sky is NOT the limit! I will definitely come back for another camp!"

Rebecca, Age 11