Robotics I

Duration - 1 hour sessions, one per week (10 in total)

Certification

  • A progress report will be issued after each module like this module.
  • After all modules were completed, and the assessments passed, a Competency Certificate will be issued
  • What do I need?

  • Live Online Training : A laptop, and a stable internet connection. The recommended minimum speed is around 10 Mbps.
  • Basic reading literacy
  • Basic maths literacy
  • Outcomes

    One

    Part 1 - Getting Started

    • Preparing your EV3 set
    • Building your first robot
    • Creating and modifying programs
    • Working with programming blocks: action blocks
    • Waiting, repeating, my blocks, and multitasking

    Two

    Part 2 - Programming robots with sensors

    • Understanding sensors
    • Using the color sensor
    • Using the infrared sensor
    • Using the brick buttons and rotation sensors

    Three

    Part 3 -Robot Building Techniques

    • Building with beams, axles, connector blocks, and motors
    • Building with gears

    Four

    Part 4 - Vehicle and Animal Robots

    • Formula EV3: a racing robot
    • ANTY: the robotic ant

    Five

    Part 5 - Creating Advanced Programs

    • Using data wires
    • Using data operations blocks and my blocks with data wires
    • Using constants and variables
    • Playing games on the EV3.

    Six

    Part 6 - Machine and Humanoid Robots

    • The SNATCH3R: the autonomous robotic arm
    • LAVA R3X: the humanoid that walks and talks
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