National Robotics Week 2018 Events
Thank you to everyone who hosted, promoted, and participated in National Robotics Week 2017! With your continuing help, we had over 300 events for Robo Week. The ninth annual National Robotics Week will be held April 7-15, 2018 and promises to be even bigger! Submit your own event!
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Remember it can be everything from bringing a robot to the library, to a demo at the science center, to a huge robot carnival! We just want to share the excitement of robotics around the US. If you hosted an event for 2017, thanks for joining us and please tell us about your event here.
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Arizona West Regional,
Grand Canyon University Arena
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, this is the ultimate Sport for the Mind. Watch as student-built-robots compete in the 2017 challenge entitled FIRST STEAMWORKS. How does it work? Each January, high school teams receive a Kit of Parts comprised of donated items and components worth tens of thousands of dollars. With limited instructions and working with adult Mentors, students have just six (6) weeks to collaboratively design, build, program and test their robots to meet each season's new engineering challenge. Once these young investors build their robot, the team competes in regional/district events that measure the effectiveness of the robot, the power of collaboration and the determination of students. Teams vie for awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO where the best-of-the-best come together in late April. College scholarships top some $30+ million annually.
Arizona West Regional website
FIRST Robotics Competition
April 5, 2017 - April 8, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm
3300 W. Camelback Road
3D Printing Fundamentals SBU,
ASU Chandler Innovation Center
Thanks to 3D printing, you can quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing the part as it goes. This is an easy way to prototype your parts before machining or injection molding.
In 3D printing fundamentals you will learn how to set up your 3D model for 3D printing. The class will cover different 3D printing settings, troubleshooting, and how to prevent common 3D printing problems.
3D Printing Fundamentals SBU website
April 5, 2017
10:00am - 12:30pm
249 E. Chicago Street
April 7, 2017
9:30am - 6:30pm
6075 S. Innovation Way West
Robotics with Sylvan Goodyear,
Sylvan Learning - Goodyear & Surprise
We're offering a FREE RObotics class and parent orientation to help give families a taste of how STEMM can be engaging and fun!
Students will enjoy:
Creating and programming robots, using both the hands and the mind.
Collaborating and experimenting with other kids in friendly competitions.
Learning to troubleshoot and solve problems, building critical thinking skills.
April 22, 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm
13770 W Van Buren St