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Vidura – Coding with Robots


Specifications
Location(s)United Kingdom
Key StagesLate KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Special SchoolsYes
Public Liability10,000,000
Enhanced DBSYes
FeesPlease contact us with details of your requirements
Administration Service Administered by the provider
Website https://www.vstemschool.com/

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Coding with Robots

Based on the BBC micro:bit and Maqueen Robot

This is a beginner workshop that is designed to teach children the basics of coding and programming of robots. It is based on the micro:bit programming device developed by the BBC. The students will be given an introduction to the popular Microsoft MakeCode and Python programming languages.

Get Creative with the micro:bit

  • Code the LED display to show your name, smiley faces, flash light sequences and more
  • Code to use the accelerometer and thermometer sensors
  • Code to build a compass

Code the Maqueen Robot

  • Code an obstacle avoiding robot

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  • Secondary School Children will learn to use MicroPython as well as Makecode

About Us

Our school workshops cover topics in the national curriculum. They are ideal for primary and secondary school children. They are provided by a qualified Aerospace Engineer and professional street-dancers.

Topics include, forces and motion, robotics, coding, electricity, energy, sustainability, solar system and Maths.

Workshops are designed to be delivered in school classrooms. Our aim is to encourage students to become scientists, engineers, and problem solvers. The workshops are very much hands on and involves many practical activities.

We have a wealth of experience working in the educational sector delivering schools workshops, school assembly talks (for both primary and secondary school children), and university engagements in UK and Europe.

 


Testimonials


"Thank you for the workshops you provided our school on Friday, I have received great feedback from both the children and teachers. Would love to arrange some further workshops"
Alexander McLeod Primary School

"Thank you so much for the visit this week the children loved it and have not stopped talking about it since"
Sacred Heart Primary School

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