Battle Bots
Year Level: Grade 7-12
Total Session Time: 5-7.5 hours

What is the Course?

This program involves getting students to working in small teams to build robots to compete against each other in a Battle Bot Competition! Students will get the chance to make and control their own robots

Course Outline

  • Students are introduced to physics, electronics, mechanical design with electromotive components and robotics.
  • Students explore the field of robotics delving into the nuances of making an effective battle bot.
  • Students work in teams to engineer their own battle bots.
  • The program culminates with a Battle Bot Competition, where student's robots compete against each other.

Course Outcomes

Skills Learnt
This course prepares & equips students with the following skills:
  • Team work skills
  • Design Thinking (engineering mindset, iterative designing, ciritcal thinking)
  • Invaluable knowledge on relevant subjects
Curriculum Links
Some possible links to the curriculum include:
  • Mathematics
  • Science - Physics
  • Science - Electricity & Power
  • Engineering
Future Careers
This course inspires and prepares students to seek a career in:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Scientists

Other Details

Equipment Needed: No equipment is required.
Student Prerequire Skills:
No background or experience in mathematics, physics or programming is necessary.