Create art in motion using robotics. Design and build your own robotic masterpiece. Teams of students will explore and program robots like the Hummingbird, LEGO Mindstorms NXT, or LEGO EV3 to make works of art. Student teams will showcase their robots at the end of the week to display their grand creation.
Did you love participating in the InVenture Challenge in Elementary School and want to keep working on your project? Never participated but want to try out invention and entrepreneurship? In this program, we will overview the invention process for a middle school audience with helpful tips on how to take your ideas to the next level. We will cover customer discovery, brainstorming techniques, prototyping, patents, and how to pitch your ideas, all using fun hands-on activities with advice from real inventors and Georgia Tech faculty members. Program participants will have an opportunity to submit an at-large entry to the InVenture Challenge if they attend a middle school that does not have an InVenture program.
Coding is the modern day superpower. It helps us think differently, understand how things around us work, and gives us the power to create and succeed in a digital world. Come join us as we learn to code with Dash & Dot, the new robot sensations that kids and schools across the country have fallen in love with. Combining real robots with coding fires up a child’s imagination, inspires dreams, and builds confidence. In this program, students will learn to make their dreams come alive as they master the intricacies of block-based coding preparing Dash & Dot to compete in the robot Olympics among other fun and challenging events. In addition, students will learn to use iMovie on the iPad to document their fun-filled week and present their findings to parents on the final day.