VEX Robotics Intensive - Wangaratta (PL17052)

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PART OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2017

 

At this 6 hour session we will be digging into building and programming VEX robots. This workshop is suitable for both experienced VEX coaches and year 5-12 teachers looking to start a new robotics program. At the end of this workshop participants will have a new level of confidence in the robotics classroom.


Topics will include: 

Morning Session:

  • What is VEX Robotics?
  • VEX Robotics - Your first year 
  • Historical VEX Games
  • Tournament Structure
  • Benefits of competitive robotics 
  • REC - Curriculum
  • Robo Mater  Curriculum
  • Robot Virtual Worlds

 

Afternoon Session: 

  • Common VEX Components
  • VEX Drive systems and fundamentals
  • VEX Lifting and Intake systems
  • Electrical components of the VEX EDR and IQ Systems
  • Programming driver and Autonomous with the Robot-C Graphical Platform
  • Programming driver and Autonomous with Robot - C text based.


Participants will need to bring a pc laptop with Robot-C installed (link provided on booking). If possible, a VEX robot would be beneficial.
 

Presenters:

Travis Burroughs, Maree Timms and Michael Rogers

 

When:  

Saturday 14th October

9am - 3pm

 

Where:

Wangaratta CSU, 218 Tone Road, Wangaratta 3677
 

Cost:

Members: FREE

Non-members: $100 (Includes DATTA Vic membership)

 

Refreshments will be provided.

 

DATTA Vic Cancellations & Refunds

DATTA Vic will refund the full fee less an administration cost if you cancel 4 or more working days before a workshop, seminar or conference, and 50% if you cancel 1-3 days before the event.