Beginner Session

This program explores the  basics of  Lego Mindstorm NXT Robotics.  Students will learn how to build a strong and functional  robot base while utilizing multiple attachments.  They will also learn basic programming functions in order to program their robot to perform various tasks on the First Lego League competition board.    Students will work in teams or four to design, build and program their robots.  They will also build friendships though various team work exercises designed to encouraging leadership and cooperation through out the week.  

The schedule below reflects the plans for
Mon-Fri June 4-8
Morning session 9am-12pm camp


Monday
9:00-  Introduction Talk about FLL and basics of robot building
9:15-   Robot base building instruction
9:30-   Teamwork discussion
9:45-   Separate into teams
10:00- Build base of robot with team
11:30- Team work exercise
11:45- Clean up / Discuss day
12:00- Pick up

Tuesday
9:00- Finish robot base
9:30- Robot attachment Instruction
9:45- Attachment building
10:30- Team Goals
10:45- Break into teams and work on robot
11:30- Team work exercise
11:45- Clean up / Discuss day
12-00- Pick up

Wednesday
9:00- Finish robot attachments
9:30- Basics of programming instruction
10:00- Programming hands on activity
11:30- Team work exercise
11:45- Clean up / Discuss day
12:00- Pick up

Thursday
9:00- Finalize robot base and attachments for tournament
10:00- Finalize programming of robot
10:30- Teamwork exercise
10:45- Mock Tournament
11:45- Clean up / Discuss day
12:00- Pick up

Friday
9:00- Practice robot runs
9:30- Teamwork exercise
10:00- Tournament discussion and competition rules
10:15- Parents arrive
10:30- Robot tournament
11:30- Awards