Monday, October 17, 2011

Day 6 - wrapping up

Things have been busy!
Today we had the last class meeting for the 2011 edition of RoboticsForGrandparents.  There was no programming to be done, but I did give the class a challenge - to build the "five minute bot" from  They did fine, except that I left out two pieces from the parts kit.  One student was able to invent a way around that problem, so we had a bot that would run around on the table.  An added bonus was a visit from Mike Henry, a FIRST Senior Mentor who likes to talk up youth robotics.  He identified and compared several robotics programs available in the San Antonio area, and showed us some of his robots.

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