FIRST Robotics Competition
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What is the Course?

the Robotics Competition is a fun and exciting way for students to learn about robotics and to develop their skills in STEM. It is an excellent opportunity for students to work on real-world challenges, to collaborate with their peers, and to learn from industry professionals. The FIRST Robotics Competition is designed to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and to develop their skills in these areas. By participating in the competition, students can gain a sense of accomplishment and motivation to continue learning and exploring these fields.

Program Activities

Introduction to Robotics

Designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the principles of robotics. Students will learn about the different types of robots and the various ways in which they can be used. They will also learn about the components and systems that make up a robot, and will have the opportunity to explore the mechanics and principles that govern robot motion.

Building a Robot

Designed to give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to the design and construction of a robot. This phase may involve a range of activities, including brainstorming ideas, prototyping, and testing. It is an exciting and hands-on opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world challenges. It is an excellent way for students to learn about robotics and engineering, and to develop their creativity and problem-solving skills.

Competing against Others

These projects involve designing and building prototypes, creating plans or strategies, or conducting experiments or simulations. The projects will be guided by instructors and mentors, and students will have access to resources and support as needed. The hands-on projects part of the program is an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical experience and to develop their skills in a more applied setting.

Program Outcomes

Skill Learnt

Students will gain valuable skills and expertise in:

  • Basic game concepts and

  • Problem solving

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • Communication and presentation skills

Curriculum Links
Some possible curriculum links are:
  • Art and Technology

  • Mathematics

  • Science

  • Collaboration and Communication

Future Careers
This course inspires and prepares students to seek a career in:
  • Electrical engineer

  • Software developer

  • AI researcher

  • Computer scientist

Course Details

Equipment Needed: Spike Essential kits however kits can be provided by us
Prerequire Skills:
No prior programming or electronics skills are required. Although for students with backgrounds in these areas the course is able to scale for them
Duration: approximately 1 Term