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A Prototype Robot - Days 10-13

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.

Day 10-11: Persuasive argument

Resources

Materials and Resources Needed:

  1. Project Rubric
  2. Student log book
  3. Selling Dragster PPT (TR)
  4. Example Magazine Ad (TR)


Procedure:

  1. Watch video on selling object: Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
  2. Teacher makes a point that they are trying to sell to potential buyers
  3. Teacher gives example of trying to sell Dragster as a Magazine ad (TR)
  4. Students work on their own persuasive strategies to sell their prototype robot, recording relections in their Student log book
    • Some helpful questions might be:
      • Why would someone want to buy our product, and what are we doing to help sell this product?
      • What are the difficulties in trying to sell a product?
      • Why is audience important for selling an object?
      • What do you think are the most important aspects of selling a product?  What are you doing to meet these criteria?
  5. Toward the end of the second day, give presentation to another group, getting feedback. Also watch that group and give feedback

Day 12: Test

Materials and Resources Needed: Teacher test (TR)

Procedure: Give teacher test

Assessment: Teacher Test (TR)


Day 13: Final preparation day

Materials and Resources Needed: Project Rubric

Procedures:

  1. Make sure all is ready for the presentation
  2. Go over rubric to make sure all is ready


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Contact Info

  • Kathleen Letsky, Curriculum Specialist
  • Nathan Patia, STEM Specialist
  • Salvador Cabusi, Technology Specialist
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  • Tel: 808.778.1265

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