Campers spent day 1 using the Microbit to learn the basics of interfacing physical hardware with coding. Campers worked through a series of modules, leading to their own invention that they will showcase on our final day. Click here to see all modules via our leaderboard, and click here to see the handbook that contains links to all activities. A few images from today are shown below.
During Day 1 of the STEM portion of "Soccer & STEM Camp", campers built ball pitching machine to experiment with the process of "gearing up". After building the same machine, campers were challenged to modify their projects to change the speed and/or structure of their machine. Today, Day 2, campers will apply their knowledge of gearing to build a Robotic Dragster. See a few images of Day 1 below.
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During our first day of Invention Camp, campers built simple "walkers" from instructions, then leveraged their knew knowledge to invent their own Walker. Below are two examples of the many incredible Walker inventions. I will post a more complete video of all Walkers tomorrow.
See video from one of the King of the Hill matches below (a more detailed video of all matches will by uploaded by end of day, 6/21/2018):