Tamiya Robotics 101
RC Robotics 101
Lego Mindstorm 101
Vex Robots 101
Science & Robotics Camp
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HANDS ON SKILL METER
We will be using this "tick" image to illustrate what is the degree of involvement in practicing HANDS ON SKILLS at our workshops.
As most of our workshops will train and present different level of HANDS ON SKILLS to the youth in organise, build, construct, program and document. We feel that this meter will provide parents a better indication of the skills involved.
Our HANDS ON SKILLS meter will be measuring from 1, 3, 5 ticks.
Basic - Snap on, glue, instructions provided
LEGO ROBOT RESOURCES
fischertechnik® is the flexible construction system for young and older system designers alike. Produced in Germany to high standards, these robot kits allow a multitude of systems and 3D models to be created by slotting precision-engineered parts together.
Click here to find more about Rogers Cable 10 Tuesday 26 September When Little Scientist Club Founder Daniel Chun and introduces the various Junior Robotics workshops that the club offers to the local youth community.
Team 2047 Little Scientist Strikes again at First Lego League 2006 Mississauga's Only Independent Team
Little Scientist team joined FIRST LEGO LEAGUE in 2005 as a rookie team and have since advanced to a level where parents, educators, and the community have known us to be a formidable force in the independents category in junior educational robotics. We are an independent team not supported by any school, the team is financially supported by part susidy from Little Scientist and the youths' parents. It is a great value program for youths that has demonstrated ability and interest.
2005 Team 603 Award for Against All Odds (being a rookie entry)
In 2007, we are hoping that we can have 2 teams of 8 youths each joining us and represent us from Mississauga's community. This is a great opportunity for local youths aged 9-14 who have demonstrated ability in LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT platform and working with other youths.
Great ROBOTICS LINKS
Find out what robots are and some of their history from J&J’s site.
This page was designed by a group of students studying gears.
Here is a comprehensive site on gears (different kinds how to use them etc.)
Do you know the difference between worm gear and spur gear? Find Out!
Find out how gears change speed and torque.
MANUFACTURERS OF ROBOTICS KITS
Includes building and programming tips and lots of great information.
A lego-robotics kit that can be bought in toy stores.
Find out about cool things you can do with Legos!
WHAT ARE OTHER SCHOOLS DOING WITH ROBOTICS?
Check out the robotics programs happening in Galileo Schools (like Glendale!) Davis Creek Elementary
This school has been working with Lego Robotics for several years.
This is a comprehensive site on Robotics, including descriptions of what robots are,
samples from classrooms and a lot more!
AWESOME ROBOT STUFF
View incredible robot animals.Very cool!
A site containing many links to Robotics in the world.
Find out some neat things that robots do.
HOW ROBOTICS ARE REBUILDING PEOPLE
Science gives a man a robotic arm.
A BBC article on the Bionic Man.
BBC article on hearing sensors given to a deaf man.
Robots performing surgery? Find out.
This is an ever growing list of mini-challenges meant to reinforce the class training material and to provide an exercise to use during FLL practice sessions. They can be done by multiple groups within the session and should be easy to follow. Once the kids understand the basic concept, they may be able to see how, or if, they could use the concept in some way on their robot.
If you want to contribute your own mini-challenge let us know. We'll post them. These are in no particular order.
The individual files are all in PDF form. The zip file also contains the Word versions if you want to modify or enhance them, per the license agreement of High Tech Kids.
On July 27th, Mississauga.com (also known as Mississauga News) Video News Anchor Nadia interviewed Daniel Chun, coach and founder of Little Scientist Club and have presented our various Junior Robotics workshops, in particular the Vex Robotics Programming Workshops on Wednesday.
To see the video, please click here to see the 2 minute coverage on video news of a 40 MB file