Class 4: Robotics & Arduino: Building Fantastic Creations! Fantastic Creations

Course Description: This exciting course embarks on a captivating journey into the world of robotics and Arduino, igniting young minds' creativity ... Show more
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The Kavach
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Syllabus Structure:
The syllabus is divided into 10 Chapters, each focusing on a specific theme:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Robotics and Arduino
● Concepts: What is a robot? What is Arduino? Different types of robots and their uses.
● Activities: Robot bingo, “Draw your dream robot” activity, interactive robot stories.
● Build: Simple line-following robot using cardboard and markers (control: manual push).

Chapter 2: Electronics Basics (3 weeks)
● Concepts: Understanding circuits, conductors, insulators, LEDs, buttons, and switches.
● Activities: LED circuit building game, fruit battery experiments, buzzer sound challenges.
● Build: LED blinking robot using Arduino board and breadboard (control: button press).

Chapter 3: Sensors and Input
● Concepts: Light sensors, sound sensors, touch sensors, how robots sense their environment.
● Activities: Obstacle course with light sensors, light-activated switch experiments, sound-making games.
● Build: Light-chasing robot using light sensors and motors (control: light activation).

Chapter 4: Motors and Movement
● Concepts: Different types of motors (DC, servo), gear ratios, understanding speed and control.
● Activities: Robot race games, motor speed tests, gear ratio simulations.
● Build: Line-following robot with improved accuracy using motors and sensors (control: light-based sensing).

Chapter 5: Programming Introduction (3 weeks)
● Concepts: Basic programming concepts like loops, if-statements, functions, using Arduino IDE.
● Activities: Programming challenges and games using online software, simple Arduino code exploration.
● Build: Remote-controlled robot using IR sensors and basic programming (control: IR remote).

Chapter 6: Building with Materials
● Concepts: Different materials for robot construction (cardboard, LEGO, craft supplies), design planning.
● Activities: Robot design challenges, material exploration exercises, brainstorming sessions.
● Build: Free-form robot creation using chosen materials (control: various based on design).

Chapter 7: Adding More Sensors
● Concepts: Ultrasonic sensors, temperature sensors, distance sensors, expanding robot capabilities.
● Activities: Sensor scavenger hunt, obstacle avoidance simulations, temperature sensing games.
● Build: Obstacle-avoiding robot using ultrasonic sensors and motors (control: sensor-based avoidance).

Chapter 8: Programming Adventures (3 weeks)
● Concepts: More complex programming (arrays, variables, user input), incorporating sensors and motors.
● Activities: Programming challenges with increasing difficulty, collaborative coding projects.
● Build: Line-following robot with advanced color detection and movement patterns (control: sensor-based steering).

Chapter 9: Storytelling with Robots
● Concepts: Using robots to tell stories, integrating sound, movement, and light effects.
● Activities: Storytelling workshops, robot storyboarding exercises, sound and light effect exploration.
● Build: Story-telling robot with pre-programmed movements and sounds (control: pre-defined sequence).

Chapter 10: Showcase and Celebration
● Concepts: Sharing creations, explaining designs, presenting robot capabilities.
● Activities: Robot demonstrations, peer presentations, awards ceremony.
● Build: Open-ended robot project culminating in a final showcase (control: individual designs).

Assessment:
● Continuous informal assessment throughout activities and builds.
● Presentations and explanations during robot showcases.
● Optional quizzes or challenges to gauge understanding.

Differentiation:
● Offer varying levels of difficulty within activities and builds.
● Provide additional support or challenges as needed for individual students.
● Encourage open-ended exploration and modifications to builds.

Materials:
● Arduino boards and basic components

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Duration 10 hours
Lectures 5
Video 9 hours
Quizzes 1
Level Advanced

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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Class 4: Robotics & Arduino: Building Fantastic Creations! Fantastic Creations