June 26th - June 30th, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm daily
Ages: Entering 7th through 10th grade
Logistics:$150 registration fee includes includes use of robot kit and programming software during camp, and a snack daily. Campers should bring a sack lunch Monday-Thursday; Friday’s lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: Must have completed the UNI Introduction to Robotics camp in a previous year or have served on an FLL team for at least one year. No exceptions to grade level requirements or prerequisite requirements will be allowed. If your child is registered for Introduction to Robotics for the first time this year, do not sign them up for this camp as well. All of our camps have a limited number of seats and our Robotics Camps fill quickly. For that reason, no camper will be allowed to participate in the Introduction to Robotics and the Imtermediate Robotics in the same year.
Campers with previous Lego EV3 robotics experience will learn how to design, build, and program Lego EV3 robots to perform a variety of advanced tasks. These tasks will require usage of multiple sensors and gears. The camp will increase participants’ knowledge/skill in several STEM areas: (1) engineering by designing, building and testing of their robots using Lego kits, (2) "technology" by designing programs for their robots to solve various advanced tasks, and (3) reinforcing the importance of mathematics and physics in the design, implementation and testing of their robot and programs. Armed with the robotics skills and confidence from the camp, campers will be encouraged to participate in their school’s FLL (First Lego League) FTC (First Tech Challenge), or FRC (First Robotics Competition) team in the Fall.
Questions about this camp may be addressed to Roberta Roberts, UNI STEM Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org, 319-273-7399.