Engaging Kids in Critical Math, Science & Programming Skills through Robotics
Using this curriculum, youth will:
Build an understanding of basic science concepts related to robotics
Apply the processes of scientific inquiry and engineering design
Build skills in science, engineering and technology
Use the tools of technology to enhance their learning
Explore related careers in these fields
Apply the skills and knowledge they are developing to new challenges.
The 4-H Robotics Curriculum is comprised of three tracks; each is designed to meet the diverse requirements of 4-H clubs, after-school programs, individual youth and school enrichment activities. The curriculum was developed for all levels of expertise: from beginning to advanced.
This glossary provides simple definitions for 89 specialized terms used in the 4-H Robotics curriculum. It’s an easy resource to go to find out what is meant by terms such as “Actuator”, “Pseudocode” or “Single pole double throw switch.”