Programs & Events

Robot Lab

Program Number: 
041
Program Type: 
Family Program
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Aug. 28, 2014 | Thursday, 6:30pm
Multiple Times: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014; 6:30pm-8:00pm
Requirements: 
Minimum age 11. Any group containing a child ages 11-15 must include at least one adult.
Location: Nature Research Center - Visual World Investigate Lab - 3rd floor
Fee: 
1 person = $10, group of 2 = $18, group of 3 = $24, group of 4 = $28. Groups may be comprised of 2, 3, or a maximum of 4 participants. Please note, robots are not for take home. You will receive plans to make your own robot at home..

Like robots? Ever wanted to make one? This beginner’s level class is for any scientist eleven years old and older who wants to learn how to make their own real robot. You will learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. This is a great way to be introduced to the exciting world of electronics and computer programming!

Program Instructor: Matthew Faerber, Coordinator of the Visual World Investigate Lab

Registration information: Online Registration.
*Please note our registration system is not compatible with smartphones.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.

Please Note: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 48 hours in advance.