The Nebraska Robotics Expo will be held at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Westside would like to take 3 TEAMS to this amazing event!
Mr. Harold Sanchez, a Loveland parent, will be holding workshops on Saturdays in January to prepare for the event. All 4rd-6th grade students at Westside Elementary Schools are invited to attend. Even if a child decides he/she does not want to participate in the Expo, they are still welcome to attend the Saturday workshops.
Descriptions of the Robotics Expo events can be found by clicking the links below.
- Autonomous Drive – “Martian Rescue” (Team Programming)
- Competition Arena – “Meteor Madness” (Team Competition)
- Driving Course – “Deep Space Adventure” (Team Maze)
- Navigational Course – “Space Junkies” (Team collaborative activity)
Please fill out the form to reserve your spot for the Saturday workshops. They will be offered on January 5, 12, and 26 (all Saturdays) in the Swanson Public Library (9101 W Dodge Rd, Omaha, NE 68114) basement.
There is only space for 20 participants at each workshop. Students will be working on teams. If a child wants to be part of the teams participating in the Robotics Expo, he/she should be prepare to attend all three workshops.
- 3:00-3:30 pm: General information about the event, and set up.
- 3:30-5:30 pm: Practice
- 5:30-5:45 pm: Clean up and closing
During each workshop, we will be practicing the activities. If possible please bring a roll (or 2) of painters tape to assist in setting up the games/activities. If your child plans to participate in the autonomous course (programming), it would be ideal for you to have a laptop computer (PC or Mac) with a USB port and the CEENBoT Commander software downloaded. The CEENBoT Commander software can be found here: https://www.ceenbotinc.com/updates