Build a Rover from Scratch(MIT) - 2 Days (Ages 8-10)

Duration: 12 hours
Workshop8 - 10 Years
23-24 April 2019, 10am–4pm Sydney Observatory Book Tickets

This is a two-day workshop running at Sydney Observatory.

Program a rover! Learn about what space rovers are and what they do before designing and building a Mars rover. Discover the basics of control systems and robotics using LEGO EV3 robots to get your motors in gear and sensors in action to avoid obstacles in order to complete your space missions. In this workshop you will code with the new Scratch 3.0 and use it to program an EV3 robot.

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Tickets

TypeNamePriceComment
Child$200
MAAS Member Child$180
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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Sydney Observatory venue page, including:

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FAQs

What is Scratch?

Scratch is a visual coding language developed by MIT. It can be used to tell stories, make animations and develop games. It is fun and easy to use on iPad and computer.

Where can I download Scratch?
Scratch can be accessed online, but can also be downloaded here: https://scratch.mit.edu/download

We don’t have experience with Scratch, can we still join in?

Yes, our educators will start with the very basic building blocks of the Scratch programming language.

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