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Build a robot, draw a robot, code a robot with your friends. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your friends, family, or community. Share with us how you will be celebrating!
SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips teachers and students with the resources they need to build an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting. Students build the ROV from a kit comprised of low-cost, easily accessible parts, following a curriculum that teaches basic engineering and science concepts with a marine engineering theme. The SeaPerch Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about robotics, engineering, science, and mathematics (STEM) while building an underwater ROV as part of a science and engineering technology curriculum. Throughout the project, students will learn engineering concepts, problem solving, teamwork, and technical applications.
Keller ISD Seaperch website
9450 Ray White
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.
Brazos Valley Regional website
FIRST Robotics Competition
3201 S. New Road
Lone Star North Regional website
3701 College Park Drive
What we will be doing:
What is Arduino
Some things Arduino can be used for
How to use Arduino
HANDS ON examples
Modify & write Code
Wrap-up & Giveaway!
Arduino Day 2017 website
1800 West Second
Alamo Regional website
200 East Market Street
In the VEX Competitions, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Tournaments are held year-round at the regional, state, and national levels; local champions go on to compete against the best in the world at VEX Worlds each April!
Texas TSA National Qualifier Event website
Waco Convention Center
Game day of Get Excited About Robotics (GEAR) LEGO robotics competition for elementary and middle school students. Over 1000 participants from West Texas have been designing their robots to accomplish this year's Flippin' Out challenge autonomously since mid February. They are now competing for the highest score and other awards. Registration for the event has closed but spectators are welcome.
Get Excited About Robotics website
Whitacre College of Engineering
Main Street and Indiana Ave
The Botball® Educational Robotics Program engages middle and high school aged students in a team-oriented robotics competition, and serves as a perfect way to meet today’s new common core standards.
By exposing students to an inquiry-based, learn-by-doing activity that appeals to their hearts as well as their minds, Botball® addresses our nation’s need for a well-prepared, creative, yet disciplined workforce with leadership and teamwork experience.
Texas BotBall Tournamemt website
901 Yorkchester Dr
Experience a fun-filled future through the technology of robots. Build, program, and experiment with a wide variety of robots in exciting missions and games.
National Robotics Week at MOSI website
4801 E. Fowler Avenue
Join us for an hour of fun with robotics! Participants will be able to build their own robots with a Lego robotics kit. Please register with the Children's Librarian.
Val Verde County Library 'Bots & Books website
Val Verde County Library
300 Spring St.
Celebrate robot diversity and learn the fundamentals of writing programming/coding that controls different robots for different functions. Answer the question: Why are there so many different kinds of robots?
Coding Robots website
201 Overcrest Drive
FIRST Championship - Houston website
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Teams of kids ages 9 to 14 are challenged to design their own solution to current scientific problems, then build LEGO robots that perform autonomous "missions".
Get ready. Get set. Roar! Or you could bark, quack, or squeak, because the 2016 ANIMAL ALLIES season is all about our furry, feathered, and finned friends. In the 2016/2017 FIRST LEGO League Challenge, more than 28,000 teams of students age 9 to 14 will look into the eyes of our ANIMAL ALLIES. What might become possible when we learn to help each other?
FIRST LEGO League ANIMAL ALLIES - 2017 World Festival - Houston website
FIRST LEGO League
Middle and high school teams use a modular robotics platform - powered by Android technology - to design, build, and compete. This season's challenge is VELOCITY VORTEX presented by Qualcomm and includes a 30 second autonomous period followed by a 2 minute driver controlled period.
FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship - Houston website
FIRST Tech Challenge
Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat, hop like a frog into the FIRST LEGO League Jr. CREATURE CRAZE season. Whether in zoos, on the farm, or in your own back yard, we all encounter animals in our lives. In the 2016-2017 CREATURE CRAZE Challenge, over 40,000 children will dive into the wonders of the animal kingdom. What will you learn about our furry, feathered, and finned friends?
FIRST LEGO League Jr. World Festival - Houston website
FIRST LEGO League Jr.
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