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UT Martin Jackson Center offers LEGOS Mindstorms Robotics Camps

10-28-2014


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MARTIN, Tenn. – LEGOS Mindstorms Robotics Camps will be held Nov. 15, Nov. 22 and Dec. 13, at the UT Martin Jackson Center, located at 3031 Highway 45 Bypass. WeDo Camp is for children ages 5-7, and NXT Camp is for ages 8-14.

WeDo Camp will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. where students will build, design and control their own motorized robots. Students will build LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors, program their models, and explore a series of cross-curricular, theme-based activities. Participants will develop individual skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as language, literacy and social studies.

NXT Camp will be held from 1-4 p.m. where students will build and program real-life robotic solutions using the LEGO Mindstorms Education NXT Software. Students will be encouraged to explore the world of engineering by building complex control systems. Participants will benefit from teamwork exercises and brainstorming for solutions.

LEGOS Camps are offered for $40 per session. Call 731-881-7082 or visit http://www.utm.edu/departments/ecos/courses/children/robotics.php for more information about the course or to register.


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