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South Peninsula Hebrew Day School

RoboMasters: Engineering with LEGO Robots + Sports Adventures for Grades 3-5

RoboMasters: Engineering with LEGO Robots + Sports Adventures for Grades 3-5

Join us for an exhilarating adventure with RoboMasters: Engineering with LEGO Robots + Sports Adventures!

This course invites students to master advanced robotics concepts using SPIKE Prime kits, where they'll dive into mechanical and software engineering. Students will learn to build and program robots using block-based coding, gaining a comprehensive understanding of how various components synergize. As they tackle complex robotics challenges, they will sharpen their analytical thinking and enhance their problem-solving skills, iteratively refining their designs. Alongside these technological endeavors, students will also engage in various sports activities, developing physical coordination, fitness, and essential social skills like teamwork and communication. This balanced approach fosters creativity and innovation in robotics and supports physical education and social-emotional learning, creating a well-rounded experience that merges technology with physical and cooperative play.

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  • Camp Hours: 9AM-3PM
  • After Camp, M-TH: 3PM -6PM*
  • Friday Family Showcase: 2PM-3PM

*Location Dependent. This option will appear after selecting a camp week if this location has it available.

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  • About RoboMasters: Engineering with LEGO Robots + Sports Adventures for Grades 3-5

    This engaging course offers students the opportunity to delve into the world of advanced robotics using SPIKE Prime kits, focusing on both mechanical and software engineering aspects. Participants will be introduced to building and programming robots through block-based coding, providing them with a deep understanding of the interaction between different robotics components. By addressing intricate robotics challenges, students will refine their analytical and problem-solving abilities through continuous iteration of their designs.

  • Topics Covered

    • Explore the SPIKE Prime robot, covering basic coding principles, the process of writing code, and the importance of pseudocode.
    • Engage in hands-on building and testing with the creation of prototypes.
    • Discover the dynamics of effective teamwork and begin a collaborative project to solve a problem using SPIKE Prime.
    • Advance coding skills by exploring pseudocode, data types, and autonomous functions.

  • Mastery of Advanced Robotics Concepts

    Students will delve into robotics using SPIKE Prime kits, focusing on both mechanical and software engineering. They will learn to build and program using block-based coding to gain a deeper understanding of how various components work together.

  • Analytical Thinking and Complex Problem Solving

    As students engage with complex robotics challenges, they will learn to identify problems, formulate solutions, and iteratively improve their designs, while developing analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Physical Development and Team Collaboration

    Students will participate in various sports to develop physical coordination, fitness, and social skills like teamwork, communication, and sportsmanship. This holistic approach supports physical education and social-emotional learning, balancing technological skills with physical and cooperative play.

Sample Schedule

Here’s a sample of what a week in this course could look like. Keep in mind, our experienced instructors will build the camp that is right for your student, and this outline demonstrates some of the key materials and the overall camp experience.

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Monday: Introduction to Robotics and Coding

Dive into the exciting world of robotics with an introduction to SPIKE Prime kits and LEGO robots. Students will learn about the realm of possibilities in robotics and start their journey with basic block-based coding.

Tuesday: Prototyping and Product Testing

Engage in hands-on building and testing with the creation of prototypes. Students will design a hopper race robot, followed by a challenge to create the perfect litter picker-upper, focusing on iterative design and product testing.

Wednesday: Teamwork and Collaborative Engineering

Discover the power of teamwork with a focus on building a robotic hand and brainstorming in groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of effective teamwork and begin a collaborative project to solve a problem using SPIKE Prime.

Thursday: Advanced Coding Techniques

Advance coding skills by exploring pseudocode, data types, and autonomous functions. Students will learn to code with more sophistication, preparing an autonomous robot for team-based challenges.

Friday: Competition and Reflection

Conclude the week with a robotics competition, applying the skills learned throughout the week. Students will set up challenges and compete with their robots in the final showcase.

Course Format

This course is part of a weeklong summer camp running Monday through Friday. Your child will learn in a small group setting from an experienced instructor. An exciting daily schedule balances learning and exploration of this topic with a variety of outdoor and recreational activities within the larger camp setting. Lunch and aftercare options are available based on location.

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Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.