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What You'll Get
- One 3-Hour Lego Robots Course for Ages 9–14
- One 3-Hour Lego WeDo Learn Robotics Course for Ages 5–8
- One 8-Week Robotics Program for One Person
The 3-hour introductory courses meet Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Children in the 8-week program have their choice of the following: Lego Mindstorms, Arduino, Lego WeDo, or Dash & Dot Robotics. The program’s sessions take place on Saturdays and Sundays (in two-hour periods between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.) or Wednesdays and Thursdays (4 p.m.–6 p.m.).
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Registration required. Subject to availability. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. 3-hour courses run every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM and are capped at 16 kids per class. Does not include tax. LEGO WeDo ''Learn Robotics Course'' valid for Ages 5-8. LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Course valid for ages 9-14. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Although Stemotics is an robotics organization, it doesn't have a complicated, jargon-y mission statement. Instead, its goal is simple: help children explore their potential and develop life skills. By building and programming machines, boys and girls sharpen their mathematical and creative thinking; refine their motor skills; and get a positive, confidence-boosting sense of accomplishment.
Along the way, they learn about STEM-related fields in small class groups (no more than 10 kids) from instructors who have experience in both robotics and working with children. Programs include afterschool and weekend courses, school-break camps, and special competitive teamwork.
- For ages 5–8: They can build and program both whimsical and functional robots with Lego kits, including one that teaches them about renewable energy. Another option is creating animations and games with the MIT-developed Scratch programming language.
- For ages 9–14: More advanced kits from Lego and other makers allow kids to build robots with sophisticated technical elements. They can work on digital modeling to create 3D-printed objects, or build circuit boards and miniature computers with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and other products.