Beginner STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding
Students can build from instructions on hundreds of designs, or get creative and build their own robots. Once built, the LEGO robots are capable of moving and detecting other objects using motion and tilt sensors using icon or block coding.
We take a very cross-curricular approach to our sessions and will happily adapt our workshops to suit your class topics and themes. These sessions have particularly strong links to the computing curriculum, design and technology curriculum and science curriculum.
For these sessions we typically use LEGO WeDo 2.0 equipment for KS1 and LEGO Spike Essentials for LKS2. Sessions are differentiated by complexity of robots and coding. Shorter sessions limit the robot builds possible.
2-3 sessions per day (approx 75-120 mins each).
Up to 34 children working in pairs.
Can be delivered in the classroom. Access to a screen/projector required.
Taster Experience Format:
2-3 sessions per day (approx 75-90 mins each).
Up to 60 children per session working in threes.
Hall or other large space required to accommodate 2 classes. Access to a screen/projector required.
Cost: £597/day ex VAT
Children will complete a variety of Computing curriculum objectives in both KS1 and KS2.
Students will develop their knowledge of key vocabulary and apply it within the session.
Other outcomes are dependent upon the challenge. We will communicate with you to adapt our sessions and ensure key objectives are met in each session.To book this activity, please contact:
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
|Published||29 August 2019|
|Last modified||22 May 2023|
|Nature of scheme||In-school visit|
|Subject(s)||STEM Clubs, Computing, Creating Media, Algorithmic Thinking, Design and technology, Electronics, programming and control, Engineering|
|Age||5-7, 7-11, 11-14|
|Running times||4-8 hours|
Price is inclusive of travel etc.