[ASC-list] Make A Robot, Melbourne Holiday Science Activity

Sean M Elliott sean.m.elliott at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 06:39:20 UTC 2016


Website for booking is the following:
http://www.roughscience.net/make-a-robot-holiday-program

On 20 September 2016 at 16:29, Sean M Elliott <sean.m.elliott at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi everybody!
>
> This weekend a robot workshop will be running at Electron Workshop
> co-working space in North Melbourne.
>
> Friends and family of Australian Science Communicators members get a 10%
> discount. Just head to the bookings page and use the promotional code word "
> *ASC*".
>
>
>
>
> *​MAKE A ROBOT​*
>
> Make your very own programmable robot!
>
> *Make a Robot* is a two-day workshop (*Sat 24 September to Sun 25
> September*) where you will make a two-wheeled robot, and learn how to
> control it.
> The Workshop
>
> During the two days you will make a RoughBot, comprised of the following
> parts:
>
>    - An Arduino Nano (the robot's programmable brain);
>    - DC motor controller, motors, and power sources;
>    - A chassis (the robot's body), constructed by you and your
>    imagination.
>
> During the two days, you will find out how to build the RoughBot, and how
> to program it. (No prior knowledge about programming is needed!)
>
> Intended for participants in aged 9 to 14, though 14+ and adult
> participants are also welcome.
> About Rough Science
>
> Rough Science is a science communication and outreach company based in
> Melbourne and Edinburgh.  Since 2011, Rough Science has produced video
> content, stage shows, holiday programs and class activities on a variety of
> themes in science.
> The Venue
>
> The workshop is proudly supported by Electron Workshop
> <http://www.electronworkshop.com.au/>, and will be taking place on their
> premises at 31 Arden Street, North Melbourne VIC, 3051
> <https://goo.gl/maps/L6nd1hBEidm>.
> At a glance
>
> *Make A Robot: RoughBot*
>
> *Two Day WorkshopDates:* Saturday 24 September to Sunday 25 September,
> 2016
> *Times:* 10am to 4pm
> *Cost:* $160
> *Age:* Intended for 9 to 14 years old, though 14+ and adults are also
> welcome.
> *What to bring:* Participants must bring their own lunch and water
> bottle. A computer or other device will not be necessary.
>
>
> --
> *Sean M Elliott*
> Director
> Rough Science
>
> sean at roughscience.net
> roughscience.net
> @seanmelliott
> Melbourne +61 (0) 422 260 116
> Edinburgh +44 (0) 7 5388 47094
>



-- 
*Sean M Elliott*
Director
Rough Science

sean at roughscience.net
roughscience.net
@seanmelliott
Melbourne +61 (0) 422 260 116
Edinburgh +44 (0) 7 5388 47094
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