Bigger than Mindstorms – Building and Competing with FIRST Technology Challenge Robots

Themes:
Career and Technology Studies and FoundationsTechnology
What:
Half Day Workshop
When:
9:00 AM, Thursday 13 Feb 2020 (2 hours 45 minutes)
Where:
Tags:
Division 3 - Grades 7-9Division 4 - Grades 10-12
Location : Crescent Heights High School - 144 Com Tech

In this hands on session participants will be entrusted with a FIRST Technology Challenge (FTC) Robot and will be Challenged to complete a “Robot in 3 Hours”. They will be assigned teams and will need to design and build a robotic system to put on a pre-built chassis. They will also be trained in how to program any motors attached to that chassis in order to operate their machine in a scaled-down FTC challenge.

Throughout the workshop participants will be exposed to what the FTC competitive robotics season is all about including the concepts of Gracious Professionalism, Design Thinking, teamwork, and block-based coding.

Participant
CBE
CTS Learning Leader

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This session has a maximum capacity of 20 people.

Number of people signed up: 9.