Team 68885A wins Judges Award at VEX Robotics National Championships

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Our congratulations goes to our Middle School Team 68885A for winning the Judges Award at the recent VEX Robotics National Championship held from 30 November to 2 December 2018! The Nationals were held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Judges Award is awarded when the team receives recognition from Judges for special accomplishments. Well done to the students … Read More

Team 89999A wins State Design Award at VEX Robotics State Competition

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Congratulations to our High School Robotics Team 89999A for winning the VEX Robotics State Design Award at the VEX Robotics  Competition on 9 November 2018! The team has spent many hours working on their robot and testing it to see if it works well. Many more extra hours were put in to make sure all was in place for the … Read More

Innovate Team 68885A wins two awards at VEX IQ Robotics Competition

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 Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy’s middle school team 68885A participated at the Vex IQ Robotics Competition at Mount Alexander College on 17 October 2018 and what a time they had! It was a busy day competing and showing the judges their work, robot design and many rounds of games. However, at the end of the long and exciting day, the … Read More

Innovate Academy Team 68885A Wins Design Award!

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Innovate Tech Academy’s  Middle School Robotics Team 68885A is participating in this year’s Vex IQ Robotics Competition “Next Level” through the 2018 – 2019 robotics competition season. Congratulations to our team 68885A for winning the Design Award at the VEX Robotics Competition State tournament held on 10 September 2018 and Innovate academy students, Shannon, Keanen and Dinith. We look forward … Read More

LEGO WeDo 2.0 for Junior Students

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LEGO WeDO 2.0 comes to Innovate Academy! Hurray! Over the past 5 years, our junior students have been growing and learning robotics with WeDo 1.0 and it has been tons of fun and learning. Not only have the juniors made various cute models, they have also discovered how things work in the process. Putting the pieces together have been challenging … Read More

Drones

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Over the past year, Innovate Tech Camps has launched a module on Aerial Robotics which focused specifically on drones and drone technology. Drones are amazing because they can do so much. Aerial media can be collected for industries, monitoring traffic, inspections of buildings, towers and bridges etc. Instead of making people climb up roofs and other dangerously high places, drones … Read More

When Robots Tell The Story – Junior Robotics

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One of the ways of teaching robotics in the classroom is to make robots tell the story. The Ozobot is one such engaging robot with a whole dose of fun in our STEAM classrooms. Using visual code, the Ozobots can carry out specific tasks such moving faster, slowing down, line jump, u-turn and more all while telling a story (eg. … Read More

Innovate Tech Camps – 20th Tech Camp

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It’s Innovate Tech Camps 20th tech camp! Hurray! We simply can’t imagine having reached our 20th tech camp in 2018. Way back in 2013 when we had our first tech camp, it was with the old LEGO Mindstorms NXT model for the Grade 3 to 6 students and Lego WeDo 1.0 for the junior students. It was with the very … Read More