Intermediate Minecraft/Robotics (all grades)
This course includes one week of MinecraftEDU and one week of Robotics. MinecraftEDU is an expansive game that lets you design and create unique worlds with amazing structures and apply engineering principles to solve numerous challenges as you make your virtual world of Minecraft. Robotics will help you learn how to design, program, and control fully functional robotic models. Unleash the creative powers of the new LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 set to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything they can imagine. This class will provide a series of real-life activities covering topics within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics all using EV3 LEGO® robotics.
Students repeating this course across multiple sessions will review information previously learned but apply what they have learned to different projects in each two-week session.
Session 2 (7/3 to 7/14)
Minecraft Intermediate Session 2, builds upon techniques and knowledge learned in Session 1. Build massive monuments, forests, and more in a snap, create secret passageways that open when you activate a hidden switch, etc.
In the Robotics Robot Surgeons curriculum, students will explore different ways in which a robot could be utilized in the medical field. Students will be given the opportunity to design and build robots to help give medical aid.