Main Council Calendar

January 11, 2016

STEM & Robotics Programs

Adventures in STEM: hands-on, educational and fun!

Our Fall classes include Basic Robotics, Intermediate Robotics, Programming and STEM Labs.  All classes are open to boys and girls with a discount for Scout families.

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STEM Education

Basic Robotics class (grades 1-3 and 4-6)- with lecture and hands-on application projects featuring the following weekly topics.  This class costs $120 for the semester.

• Introduction to robots
• Simple machines
• Engineering/Movement
• Circuits
• Programming

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Intermediate Robotics (grades 4-6)- Basic Robotics is recommended before taking this class but not required.  Students will use the Lego EV3 Mindstorm Robotics Kits to build robots that will achieve specific challenges.  This class is geared to preparing students to compete in robotics competitions.  This class costs $125.

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Programming – This class uses several applications including LOGO, Scratch and Python to teach students the basic principals in coding and programming.  Cost is $125 for this class.

STEM Labs– During this NEW program students have the opportunity to investigate, discover and play with our fun interactive STEM activities. Each week is a different topic.  Pay for one lab or the entire semister.  Cost is $25/Lab or $120 for the semister.

 

Open to all boys and girls.

All STEM classes are six week (or 9-12 hours) classes which typically meet once a week.  Classes begin September 13 at the Longhorn Activity Center, 5350 Basswood Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76137.  Sign up for one of the courses before they fill up. Deadline to Register is September 12.

Registeration form can be downloaded here

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More info:  LAC@longhorn.org

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(Special guest from the Activity Center robotics program visits the Scout Shop)


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January 11, 2016 Longhorn Activity Center, 5350 Basswood BLVD, Fort Worth, TX 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Register
March 14, 2016 March 18, 2016 Longhorn Activity Center, 5350 Basswood BLVD, Fort Worth, TX 4:00 pm-4:00 pm Register
June 6, 2016 June 10, 2016 Longhorn Activity Center, 5350 Basswood BLVD, Fort Worth, TX 4:00 pm-4:00 pm Register