Sweetwater Union High School District
Robotics Engineering [Introduction to Robotics ]
This course is based on Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Academy program. Robotics consists of a mix of mechanics, electronics, programming, engineering, and mathematics. This course presents an overview of robotics in practice and research with topics including mechanisms, motion, vision, and sensors.
Changing the Classroom with Robotics (2015)
Project, Problem, Challenge & Hands-On based Education
- Introduction to Project Management
- Introduction to Programming
- Introduction to the VEX Cortex Hardware
- Programming Sensors
- Behaviors and Functions
- Engineering Process
- VEX Robotics Competitions
Course Complete Outline HERE
- A-G UC System Approved (G)
- STEAM careers hands-on experience
Why should you consider this class?
We can’t predict what the hot new technology will be in five years, but we can confidently predict that it will include computer programming, electronic embedded systems, engineering design, and mathematics. If you believe on these things, then you need to know that robotics has the ability to teach these concepts. At the same time, robotics teaches 21st century skill sets like time management, resource allocation, teamwork, problem solving, and communications.
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Any 9-12 student can enroll in this course. Space limited!