Robotics - Pathway 1 - High School - STEP #1
High School Classes:
Robotics and Computer Applications
What high school classes can you take at your school that would help you explore robotics and computer applications?
In your first step, investigate to find our what kinds of classes will benefit your interest in robotics.
Write down your findings in your QLV travel log.
Robotics - Pathway 1 - High School - STEP #2
H.S. Robotics Club
Emily and Andrew's science teacher suggested they join the H.S. Robotics Club and then explore the annual FIRST Robotics Competition. In your first step:
Watch the FBC overview video.
Does your school have a Robotics or Technology Club?
If not, did this video inspire you to create one at your school?
What did you learn about FIRST?
Write your findings in your QLV travel log.
Robotics - Pathway 1 - High School - STEP #3
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Well-known inventor Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST, shares his inspirations and speaks about his robotics challenge for students as a way to inspire others to get involved in STEM.
In this step:
Watch the Kamen video.
What segments of this video really excited you about this career field?
Write down your answers in your QLV travel log.
Robotics - Pathway 1 - High School - STEP #4
Emily and Andrew joined the Robotics Club and are curious to find our more about a career in this field.
In this step, search the internet to find answers to these six questions:.
What is a robot?
What are the 5 major fields of robotics?
How do beginners learn robotics?
What is the use of robotics?
What are the advantages of robots?
Is Amazon’s Alexa a robot?
Record your answers in your travel log before moving forward.