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'Building robots' workshop

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ENG-G046, Alice Perry Engineering Building

NUI Galway

University Road

H91 HX31 Galway

Ireland

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The aim of the workshop is to introduce students to the Arduino platform and an Arduino graphic programming language such as Scratch. During the workshop students will learn to build and program a robot using the Arduino platform and Scratch.

More specifically students will learn:

  • The Arduino platform;
  • Scratch programming language for Arduino;
  • How to build a line following robot.

Summary of topics covered:

  • Introduction to microcontrollers;
  • Introduction to various sensors;
  • Introduction to Scratch programming;
  • Introduction to Arduino platform;
  • Programming the Arduino;
  • Controlling input(sensors)/output(actuators) with Arduino.

14 tickets can be pre-booked for the workshop. There will be 4 additional tickets available on the day on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please book one ticket per child. Children must be accompanied by parents/guardians. Parents/guardians do not require a ticket.

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ENG-G046, Alice Perry Engineering Building

NUI Galway

University Road

H91 HX31 Galway

Ireland

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