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Thursday, November 14 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Bots! Hands-On Robotics Projects With Everyday Stuff with Award Winning Author Kathy Ceceri (Part 1 of 2) (LIMITED CAPACITY SESSION)

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PLEASE NOTE: This session has a limited capacity of 25 people. Seating is first-come, first-serve; advance RSVP is not available and adding a session to your agenda in Sched does not guarantee you a seat. This is a two part session and attendees are expected to stay for both parts.

Want to teach robotics, but don't have much $$$? Learn how to use the projects in the book BOTS! to teach a complete in-class unit or afterschool robotics program using everyday stuff! In Part I, check out real robotics projects made with with crafts and household materials and simple electronics (including reclaimed components from old devices) and build a super-quick paper pressure sensor with LEDs. Then, in Part II, visit stations where you can work on longer projects such as a hydraulic arm, recycled solar robot, working paper robot hand, and programmable cardboard box robot, and explore ways to allow students to customize their projects for an open-ended learning experience.

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Kathy Ceceri

STEAM Writer and Educator, Author
Kathy Ceceri is an award-winning author and enrichment educator with a focus on hands-on projects incorporating science, technology, history, and art. She presents workshops for students, teachers, and librarians from elementary through high school featuring activities such as DIY... Read More →



Thursday November 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Gateway 2

Attendees (27)