Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

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Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby kiasusporedad » Fri May 06, 2011 10:46 pm

searching for a good basic robotics class for this coming june holidays.
anyone can help?

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby bezzlay » Tue May 10, 2011 4:35 pm

You can check Science Centre's robot workshop.

http://www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/ ... F06%2F2011

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby Yong HL » Sat May 14, 2011 10:54 pm

Hi, thought i saw this thread by tinkerlab...
http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/forum ... 78#p422278

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby Picolo » Sat May 14, 2011 11:00 pm

bezzlay wrote:You can check Science Centre's robot workshop.

http://www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/ ... F06%2F2011



Mailer fr the science centre:

Robotics Workshop

MY FIRST ROBOT WORKSHOP
Age 5 – 6 years
Date: 7 / 14 / 21 June 2011
Time: 2pm - 3.30pm (1.5 hours)
Price: $12.50
Workshop Structure
Part 1 What is a Robot? Learning about the various kinds of robots
Part 2 Assemble Huna Robo parts
Part 3 Game time and mini competitions


I-ROBO CREATIVE ROBOTICS WORKSHOP (ES1)
Age 7 – 9 years
Date: 7 / 9 / 10 / 14 / 16 / 17 / 21 / 23 / 24 June 2011
Time: 10am - 12pm (2 hours)
Price: $17.00
Workshop Structure
Part 1 What is a Robot? Learning about the various kinds of robots
Part 2 Assemble I-Robo ES1 parts
Part 3 Constructing a small racing car!




I-ROBO INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS WORKSHOP* (ES2)
Age 10 – 12 years
Date: 9 / 10 / 16 / 17 / 23 / 24 June 2011
Time: 2pm - 6pm (4 hours)
Price: $34.00
Workshop Structure
Part 1 Introduction to the basic functions and capabilities
Part 2 Basic programming using the robot’s software
Part 3 Building a ‘Kicker Robot’
Part 4 Programming a ‘Kicker Robot’ to compete in a 3-on-3 soccer match!
*Must have basic computer knowledge

For more information on Fun Lab workshops, kindly contact Science Centre Marketing at 6425 2543 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 6 pm) or visit us at http://www.science.edu.sg (see Events).

Please note that payments made for the workshops are non-refundable.
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If you are interested, call them early. The places fill up fast...

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby cookie » Wed May 18, 2011 7:41 pm

http://www.ctworkshop.com.sg/

you can also find courses for robotics at anchorvale cc :)

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby jedamum » Wed May 18, 2011 9:43 pm

find out from the course provider if group work is needed during the course. if so, better to get someone familiar (friend, cousin etc) to sign up with your kid to form a group, else you will run the risk of having your kid team up with a more aggressive kid and your kid will just sit there the whole day and learn/do nothing. pre-empt your kids on such instances so that they can take positive steps to ensure that they get to contribute to the building of the robot. don't rely solely on course administrator to engage the children. 2 cents

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby bezzlay » Fri May 20, 2011 4:22 pm

jedamum wrote:find out from the course provider if group work is needed during the course. if so, better to get someone familiar (friend, cousin etc) to sign up with your kid to form a group, else you will run the risk of having your kid team up with a more aggressive kid and your kid will just sit there the whole day and learn/do nothing. pre-empt your kids on such instances so that they can take positive steps to ensure that they get to contribute to the building of the robot. don't rely solely on course administrator to engage the children. 2 cents

Totally agree with you. That happened to my DS.

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby Tinkerlab » Sat May 21, 2011 7:07 am

PERSONAL ROBOTICS KIT PROVIDED

Dear parents,
Tinkerlab is offering junior robotics workshops this June holidays. The junior robotics workshop fees is inclusive of a robotics kit worth more than $100. This means that your child's learning experience with us will not end after the 2-day robotics workshop. Instead, your child will get to continue exploring the kit and experiment with constructing different robots. Having a personal robotics kit during the workshop also means that your child will not end up wasting time and will be fully involved with hands-on construction. Your child's learning at TinkerLab will be maximised :imcool:

You can sign up easily through our online registration form. Yes, everything done within a few clicks!

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby zest2zeal » Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:53 pm

Do check out robotics workshops offered by EffectualEducation.com.
The highly regarded and versatile LEGO NXT kit is used. Students to Robot ratio is set at 3:1 maximum.

We encourage kids to work together as a team as this is something they have to learn to do sooner or later in life anyway. However each student will be given specific roles and the roles are rotated. All major robotics competitions including the NJRC require teams to have 4 - 5 students and FLL with teams of up to 10 students.

Interested parties can also purchase a set of brand new NXT at a discount at the end of the course if they wish to explore and learn more.

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Re: Any good kid's robotics holiday program to recommend ?

Postby Mom007 » Thu May 29, 2014 8:41 pm

This is not robotics but an interesting program for design & technology...

http://peatix.com/event/36190/edit

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