Robotics for Engineers

Learn about robots, play with some virtual robots online then use your creativity and skills to design a robot of the future.

In this course, students will learn about modern uses of robots, use the design/engineering process to plan and design virtual robots, and understand the potential for robots in different fields (e.g., manufacturing, medicine, space exploration).

  • Robotics + Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 9-12
SKU: SPCRB0x Category: Tag:

$99 USD

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Robotics for Engineers

Learn about robots, play with some virtual robots online then use your creativity and skills to design a robot of the future.

In this course, students will learn about modern uses of robots, use the design/engineering process to plan and design virtual robots, and understand the potential for robots in different fields (e.g., manufacturing, medicine, space exploration).

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  • Robotics + Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 9-12
SKU: SPCRB0x Category: Tag:

$99 USD

Description

Learn about robots, play with some virtual robots online then use your creativity and skills to design a robot of the future.

In this course, students will learn about modern uses of robots, use the design/engineering process to plan and design virtual robots, and understand the potential for robots in different fields (e.g., manufacturing, medicine, space exploration).

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Understand and define what a robot is
  • Identify different parts of a robot and how they work together
  • Use the engineering process to build machine and simple robot prototypes
  • Use computational thinking to control virtual robots
  • Use design-thinking to generate ideas for robots of the future

Course content

Unit 1 – Robots in the World
Lesson 1: What is a Robot?
Lesson 2: How Do Robots Work?

Unit 2 – Engineering and Robots
Lesson 3: Who Builds Robots?
Lesson 4: Do Your Research
Lesson 5: Design and Develop Solutions

Unit 3 – Build Virtual Robots
Lesson 6: Build Your Prototype
Lesson 7: Computational Thinking
Lesson 8: Model Robots and Computational Thinking
Lesson 9: Virtual Robots
Lesson 10: Virtual Robots 2
Lesson 11: Bug Testing and Fixing

Unit 4 – The Future of Robots
Lesson 12: Household Assistant Robots
Lesson 13: Robots at Work
Lesson 14: Robots in Space
Lesson 15: Design a Robot

  • Computer or tablet with internet connection
  • Scissors, tape, glue, paper, pens
  • Wonderville’s Robot Factory account (free)

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