Visit to Hartwell, Uk

On 19th December 2013 the  junkbot project visited - Class 4 of Hartwell Primary School, Northamptonshire, UK.

The session was split into two.

The first part was building a drawing junkbot  from cans, small electric motors, broken propellers, wires, pencils, pens, and drinks cans. An example from a previous group is shown to the left.






More details on the activities/session plans can be found at:




Robonova in action
The second part two Robonova robots (an image to the left taken from an earlier event) and a Sphero were  were brought in. Two groups use the Robvova (robots to create a dance routine, which they wrote down the dance routine to be repeated later. They then had a 'dance off'. The third group used the Sphero (http://www.gosphero.com/robots and they both programme them (using an App Sphero Macrolab on the iPad) and directly controlled it using another App (OrbBasic)on the iPad. 







If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk

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