School Holiday Robotics Beginners Workshop: Wall Dodging Robot

School Holiday Robotics Beginners Workshop: Wall Dodging Robot

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Jaycar (Glenfield)

6A Link Drive

Auckland, Auckland 0627

New Zealand

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A great way to learn about robotics as you build your own wall dodging robot, powered by Arduino! Fun for all ages & you keep the robot!

About this event

1.5 hours | SPECIAL $75 per ticket

Workshop Description

Join us for a hands-on introduction into the world of Arduino for absolute beginners. Enthusiasts will get a kick out of this one too!

We’ll guide you step-by-step in building your wall dodge robot. You’ll learn about all the parts and their functions.

The price includes everything needed.

You Will Learn

• To prepare your workbench for the project

• About the tools and materials you’ll be using

• What Arduino is and how it is used

• About microcontrollers, ultrasonic sensors, motors & motor controllers

• Circuitry and wiring

• Troubleshooting methods

You will Get

• A workshop bag with all materials + guide book. Most materials can be re-used.

• Guidance from a dedicated workshop team member

• Hands-on fun!

• Your completed project to take home

What to Bring

• Your interest to learn and join in the fun!

• Kids under 16 years require an adult over 18 years to remain with them at the workshop. The supervising adult doesn’t require a ticket but we welcome all ages to join in so why not grab a ticket too!

What to Wear

• Comfortable clothing

Appropriate for

• Ages 8 years and up

COVID Guidelines

• Jaycar will adhere to relevant restrictions.

Workshop Customer Feedback

• Hello, I just wanted to mention that this course [Wall Dodge Robot] was very helpful and informative, Rachel did an amazing job explaining everything and walking me through the project and I am very glad that jaycar is running these courses because they are very accessible and a good starting off point for beginners like myself. - Grayson

• We thoroughly enjoyed an Arduino workshop at the Jaycar Maker Hub. Fantastic instructors walked us through building the classic game of snake…we got all the materials and the workshop. They run several workshops through the week so we will definitely be doing more. - Kurt

• WOW, your Arduino Workshop was AMAZING! You’re a Totally Terrific Tech Team! - Daniel