WPS Winter Hi-Tech Camps
Robotics Camp Course Description
Engineering Learning Challenge: Intro to Robotics
Overview of Hardware
Engineering Application: Build the EV3 Chassis
Project: EV3 Tribot
Overview of Software
Project: Controlling the Robot
Intro Coding Block: Steering - Forward and Back: Point, Pivot, and Curve Turns
Project: Autonomous Car Control
Engineering Learning Challenge: Intro to Sensors - Ultrasonic, Touch, Color and Gyro
Intro Coding Block: Wait for Input
Project: Stop at Object
Intro Coding Blocks: Loop, Switch, Interrupt
Project: Line Following Challenge, "Tag U R It"
Engineering Learning Challenge: Robot Manipulators
Project: Emergency Rescue Robto
Intro Coding Block: Suboutines - My Blocks
Intro Coding Block: Multitasking
Engineering Learning Challenge: Center of Mass, Tolerance, Stability, Keep it Simple, Build-Test
Project: Life Transport
Introduce Competitive Challenge
Intro Coding Blocks: Case Structures
Engineering Application: Strategic Design
Project: Prototype Robot
Review: Sensors, Multitasking, Loops, Switches
Advanced Coding Block: MyBlock with Variables
Project: Build - Test - Build - Test
FINAL CHALLENGE: Practice Rounds
FINAL CHALLENGE: Qualifying Rounds
FINAL CHALLENGE: Championship
Animation Camp Course Description
This course will cover how to use the 3D software, AutoDesk Maya at a basic level for animation.
Students will learn to:
- Navigate through the interface.
- Understanding common workflow for animation.
- Use the interface to create simple animations.
After taking this course the students will:
- Have the necessary skills to explore AutoDesk Maya.
- Be able to create their own simple 3D animation.