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Summer Class

Summer Robotics Class Registration - CLICK HERE!



We have added tentative camp dates of July 12th - 15th to accommodate students who were unable to attend the June dates. We will announce on July 6th if we have sufficient interest to hold this camp. You mail email me or modify your previous registration to indicate that your student would like to attend.

-Shane


We will be following recommended health protocols for camp, including masks for everyone, hand sanitizer upon entering the classroom and individual work areas for each student for building and programming their robot.

 

Robotics education teaches rising 4th to 9th grade students how to design, build and program robots based on the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kits. These classes are designed to help advanced students' technical skills and prepare them for participation in FIRST LEGO League Challenge robotics. 

Participation in a Beginner class is required for all new students interested in participating on a Magellan Charter School FLL team in the fall season.

Classes Held at Magellan Charter School

(open to the public)

(limited openings register now, seats confirmed upon receipt of payment, a wait list will be formed once filled)


No additional dates are        

schedule at this time        

 

July 14-17, 2021 :
(4 days, longer class, no Friday)

Beg/Inter  8am - 12pm (Waitlisted)

 Beg/Inter/Advanced  1pm - 5pm

Our 4 day program gives an extra hour of class time and leaves Friday available for summer travel!

If these dates do not work for you, please fill out a registration form and indicate that you would like to be notified if additional dates are offered.

Registration $250
(take an additional class for only $150)

 

Introduction and FLL Preparation - Beginner/Intermediate Class

This class is designed to help students build a solid foundation of skills essential for participation in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge robotic competition program. The class teaches rising 4th to 9th graders how to design, build and program robots based on the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit. Concepts are presented at multiple levels, introducing new concepts at an approachable level while engaging those who are ready for more advanced material. Students will learn techniques such as stall detection, proportional control, gyro and many other "tips and tricks" that can increase your FLL team's score by 50-100 points. The class ends with a mini competition that allows the student to use what they have learned in a condensed and simplified version of an FLL competition.   

See the FAQ - Robotics for more important information about robotics classes and FLL.

Intermediate and Advanced Class

This class is designed for students that have previously taken multiple robotics classes, have mastered the core robotics concepts and have actively participated on FLL teams. This course builds on the skills mastered in the Beginner/Intermediate classes and prepares students for participation on the advanced teams. Advanced techniques covered include modular programming and project revision control that can help advanced teams organize and optimize their mission programming.  

Class Terms of Agreement.doc

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