Students will design, build, and test a lunabot which will be made of Legos. This will help the students use their imagination and expose them to skills that will help them in the fields of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
• Date: Saturday, April 21st, 2012
• Time: 9 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
• Location: 221 Randolph Hall, Blacksburg, VA
• Fee: Free
– Preferrably 3rd to 5th grade.
Note: We would like as many students as possible to attend the program. But we will be allowing students to attend on a first come – first serve basis and cap the total amount of students at 50.
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Students will arrive to Randolph Hall. Doughnuts and orange juice will be provided.
Note: Lunabotics representatives will be waiting outside of Randolph Hall to guide students. Parents are welcome to stay or pick up their kids after the program is adjourned.
9: 00 AM – 10:00 AM
Lunabotics Team will give an overview about the Lunabotics program, presentation of the lunabot LARR-E and the demonstration of building a LEGO Lunabot.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Students will be put in groups of five, where they will build their own LEGO Lunabot by using the design, build and test technique.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Break: Students will be provided with pizza and capri sun drinks.
Note: If students have any type of allergies please complete “Allergy Information” on the permission slip.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Students will present their final LEGO Lunabot and a competition among the groups will be conducted.
See here for the application- or email Rosa Avalos at rosa.avalos (at) vt.edu