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LEARNING THE SKILLS OF FUTURE IN A FUN WAY!

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SMARTLAB is our new program that brings together our old Digital Media programming and combines it with S.T.E.A.M, an educational initiative.

Our goal is for participants to be involved and passionate about all the new skills that our future brings in the field of computer science, robotics, animation, engineering, etc and become future innovators or inventors of the world.

Amusement Park Tycoon

BY ROBOTHINK

1st-5th Grade

Get ready for the best robotics program ever! Throughout the program, students will create their own amusement park, from the name of the park, the price of admission, the design of the roller coasters and even the layout of the park itself! Students will learn about gear ratios, potential and kinetic energy, centrifugal force and more. In addition, students will have an opportunity to look at running an amusement park from an entrepreneurial perspective.

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Battle Robots

BY ROBOTHINK

1st-5th Grade

Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head to head combat mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using unique RoboThink bricks, then apply that knowledge to build multiple robots for friendly competitions. You'll have a
blast as you play robot soccer, compete in robot relay races and other challenges in this fun robotics program.

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Engineer Self-Driving Cars

BY ROBOTHINK

1st-5th Grade

Let’s hit the road! As the head of their new car company, your child will create a brand name, logo and line of cars including some of their favorite motorized vehicles. Students will learn about gear ratios, sensors, energy and more! They will also learn about a few things that are under the hood as they build the original smart car, modern day autonomous vehicles, rubber band racers and more!

Engineer Heavy-Duty Construction

BY ROBOTHINK

1st-5th Grade

Let’s move some dirt! In RoboThink’s program, children will explore the world of construction! Your child will build models of their favorite construction vehicles, like bulldozers, wrecking balls and steamrollers as they learn to working with partners and learning with the group. They will also be able to experiment with various gears, axles, rubber bands and string to bring their smart cars to life!

Video Game Design

BY ROBOTHINK

1st-5th Grade

Want to make the next addictive video game? In this program, you're a budding game developer! Students will choose from a selection of different games to build. This program teaches the basics of Scratch, where, in each session, your child is given a new game to design or a new aspect to the games they've already made. Students can even create their own game entirely from scratch! Students will also refine their entrepreneurial skills as they learn ways to market their product.