Robotic Systems Academy

Age Range: Grades 3 to 6

Prerequisites: Suitable for students who have a keen interest in technology, robotics and computer science. No prior experience required. Good behaviour in the classroom is expected.

Innovate’s open learning program which uses a variety of sophisticated and educational robotics tools Students who love an appreciate technology and discovery can expect to take robotics to a new level. Embrace future technologies! Using a creative brick (core module), students will learn about simple machines, advanced machines and other structures which are relevant in our lives (think traffic lights, lifts, conveyor belts etc). Students will learn about gears, gear ratios, the transmission of gears, rack and worm gears, pulleys, screws, belts and more through building a series of projects. A roboticist in the classroom!

Gaining intelligent control of the creative brick, students are taught about the functions of different types of sensors, writing programs and flow charts for the brick and solving problems encountered along the way. Secondary modules include electronics, projects, robotics with different robots and more.

Students will develop their logical thinking skills, problem solving abilities, their creativity and imagination along with other core values such as resilience, patience and perseverance, which are just as important in their development.

Limited places available in this program.

Core Module:
  • Robotics with a specialized system
Secondary Modules:
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • 3D printing and design
  • Coding
  • Electronics (littleBits, Snap Circuits)
  • Modular robotics
  • Robotics and coding with Ozobot
  • Engineering

Robotic Systems Academy Details Term 1, 2018:

Start Date: Monday, 29 January 2018

End Date: Monday, 26 March 2018

Session time: Mondays,  4.30 pm to 6.00 pm

Venue: Forest Hill College,  178 – 180 Mahoneys Road , Burwood East, VIC

Cost: $250 per term, per child (Term fees will be $260 per term, per child with effect from 1 January 2018)

Robotic Systems Academy Program Renewals

  • Academy program renewals for the next term can be done on this page.
  • Fees can be paid anytime during the current term for the next term before the due date. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis every term. We advise parents to book the next term early, to secure a place.

NOTE:  Please refer to the Academy Calendar for make up lessons and session changes.

Terms and Conditions apply.

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