Purdue Extension hosts Robotics Encounter

Sourced from Dubois County Free Press

Interested in learning more about robotics?

Join the Purdue Extension for a Robotics Encounter. Participants will have the opportunity to work with a robot of their choosing and participate in robotic activities.

The event is open to any youth in grades 3 through 12. Snacks will be provided. Participants do not need to be 4-H members to participate, but there will be an opportunity to sign up for 4-H at the event.

It all happens Saturday, November 19 at the VUJC Technology Building beginning at 12 p.m. and running until 6 p.m.

Signing up is highly recommended as there will be a 20-person limit to each robot group. Contact the Purdue Extension Office to register: by phone, 812-482-1782; email, jmonarch@purdue.edu.


Welcome/Ice Breakers– 12-12:30pm (30 minutes)

Session 1– 12:30-2:30pm (2 hours)

? Group A– Edison Robots

? Group B- Drone Discovery (includes drone demonstration)

Snack Break– 2:30-3:00pm (30 minutes)

Honey Bee Challenge—3:00-4:00pm (1 hour)

Session 2– 4:00– 6:00pm (2 hours)

? Group A— Drone Discovery (includes drone demonstration)

? Group B— EV3 Robots

4-H Sign Ups—Available at the end of the event for families interested in signing up for 4-H and the new Robotics & Innovation 4-H club

Featured activities include Drone Discovery and the Honey Bee Challenge