Battle-bots jr.

This series consists of three workshops and a competitive event where students will build multiple bots to compete in the Battle Royal. This class is designed for students ages 8-12 and will consist of three two hour workshops and one final two hour event. This series can be arranged as four consecutive days in one week, or once per week for four consecutive weeks.

Beginner Battle-bots Workshop

In this workshop we teach simple circuits, battery basics, mini motors, introduction to electronics and robotics. Students will build The bristle-bot catamaran an over sized multi motor bot.  This course is ideal for young students, beginners in electronics, or young robotics enthusiasts who just want to have a little fun.  This course will involve minimal soldering. Your child should have some experience in tool safety and/or be able to follow tool safety rules and procedures.

Intermediate Battle-bots Workshop

In this workshop we teach intermediate circuits, electronics and robotics. Students will build The Joust Machine, a geared motor driven bot. This course is ideal for older students or younger students with experience soldering and working with electronics.  This course will involve intermediate soldering. Your child should have some experience in tool safety and/or be able to follow tool safety rules and procedures.

Team Battle-bot Workshop

In this workshop we take all of the bot building skills students have learned and use them in a team build. We will introduce Hydraulic systems and movement and Design theory to aid teams in building The Hydraulic Judo-bot. Your child should have some experience in tool safety and/or be able to follow tool safety rules and procedures.

 

Battle-bot Battle Royal

In this workshop students will be come Battle-bot pros as they battle with their creations in five events: The Sumo Challenge, The Joust, The Judo Challenge,The Push-O-War (think tug-o-war but with pushing instead) and the Battle Royal. Bots will go head to head in three custom arenas for prizes and the ultimate Battle-bot Championship title.