Program a Rover: Scratch (Ages 8–9)

Duration: 6 hours
Workshop8 - 9 Years
8 October 2018, 10am–4pm Sydney Observatory Book Tickets

This is a one-day workshop.

Learn about what space rovers are and what they do before designing your very own Mars rover. Discover the basics of control systems and robotics using LEGO EV3 robots, to make motors turn and use sensors to make the robot avoid obstacles! In this workshop you will use the Scratch programming language to directly program your EV3 robot.

Please be sure to read our essential information for The Lab workshops.


MAAS Member Child$100
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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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Where can I download Scratch?
Scratch can be accessed online, but can also be downloaded here:

Is any coding experience needed?
Not at all! We start from the beginning in all of our workshops.

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