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Caltex Fuel Your School Tech Jam 2018

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Science Centre Singapore

Annexe Hall 2

Singapore, 609081

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It's time to Jam with technology. Tech Jam aims to introduce school children and families to robots through a combination of online and facilitated learning, presenting a great opportunity to learn about robotics and e-waste.


Suitable for children 8 to 14. Children under 12 need to be accompanied by parents


Families and friends will work in groups to use a blended learning approach to take apart e-waste, extract usable parts and transform it into a robot.

The robot will be controlled by the BBC microbit.

Students will also design an app to control the robot.

Microcontrollers
BBC Microbit
Tablet with Andee app
Assorted craft materials
Access to consumables and shared tools

Challenges
“Wake-up”: enables an individual to wake up another remotely
“Sweeper”: tasked to sweep the floor
“Feed me”: enables plants to let you know when they require water
Open category: Exercise your creativity by making your own fit-for-purpose robot using e-waste

Attendees will get exclusive access to our post visit e-learning modules

Participants are encouoraged to bring their own E-waste. Items that can be taken apart include - battery operated toys, alarm clocks, speakers etc

Due to safety reasons, large e-waste items such as household appliances or any item running off a power socket-will not be accepted.

The workshop is complimentary to ticket holders of Science Centre Singapore

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Annexe Hall 2

Singapore, 609081

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