Summer Robotics for High School Students

Experience the thrill of building and programming your own robots!

Summer Robotics for High School Students

Robotics 2017 Application

Please download and complete the application. Deadline is Friday, May 12, 2017.

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Learn how to build programmable mobile robots and design, construct and fly quad copters made from the famous childhood K’NEX parts.  You will compete with other high school students in the Delaware Valley, get a great introduction to a college program in Electrical and Computer Engineering. This program is partially funded by NASA and the Pennsylvania Space Grant.

Topics to be covered are:

  1. Electrical components: Resistance, capacitance and electromagnetic induction coil.
  2. Electronic components and integrated circuits: Diodes, transistors, operational amplifiers and timer circuits.
  3. C-language programmable Arduino microcontrollers, photoresistors, infrared sensors and ultrasonic transmitters.
  4. Design, construction and fly quad rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) using K’NEX parts for ease of design and construction but also so you can modify the design “on the fly.”

Temple professors, graduate and undergraduate students will instruct you every step of the way in the state of the art electronics laboratory. There's no homework but you will learn about autonomous programmable robots and the different areas of electrical and computer engineering. 

COST: $550
Some financial assistance is possible based upon need.

JULY 5th, through AUGUST 4th, 2017
Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 9:30-12:00
Location: Temple Engineering Building, 1947 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122