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A Prototype Robot - Days 1-5

Discovery Experience 4 - Building and Marketing a Prototype RobotRobotics Learning Objective: The students will develop their knowledge of basic marketing strategies by building a prototype robot and developing a marketing plan to promote and “sell” their product.

Days 1 & 2 - Project Introduction

Materials and Resources Needed:

Resources
  1. Project planning sheet
  2. Project Rubric
  3. How robots are used today PPT (TR)
  4. Student log book


Procedures:

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  1. Describe the project
  2. Provide and go over the rubric with the requirements for the final grade
  3. Assign teams: 3-4 members per team
  4. Teacher led PPT discussion on how robotics are used today (TR)
  5. Team members meet to accomplish the following:
    1. In the student log book, brainstorm and come up with a possible task that could be done with a robot
    2. Fill out planning sheet
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Days 3 - 5: Building the prototype / trial runs

Materials and Resources Needed:

  1. Project planning sheet
  2. Project Rubric
  3. Robot parts and materials (VEX, FIRST)
  4. Student log book

Procedure:

  1. Build a working prototype for the robot
    • This can be done with Legos, VEX, or other items
    • If students have the capabilities, it can also be done through animation
  2. Test the prototype
  3. Reflect on the process in Student log book


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Contact Info

  • Kathleen Letsky, Curriculum Specialist
  • Nathan Patia, STEM Specialist
  • Salvador Cabusi, Technology Specialist
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  • Krause Family Foundation
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Tel: 808.778.1265

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