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Digital Robotics: VEX VR

Grades 4-10

Do you love robots, and want to learn how to make them do really cool things? Using VEX VR, participants enter a coding laboratory where they can explore the exciting world of robotics and coding! Participants use VEXcode to explore how to make their digital robots come to life. During the program, participants learn how to write code to make their virtual robots perform project-oriented tasks and participate in exciting challenges. Learning about robots and computer programming has never been so much fun! This program provides an introduction to robotics and computer programming, participants use VEXcode, a “drag and drop” block coding language similar to Scratch. No prior experience is necessary, some familiarity with computers is helpful.


January 17


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Goals and Learning Objectives
  • Learn to write VEXcode
  • Program your robots to do interactive tasks, complete challenges and compete against others
  • Understand the history of robotics and gain insight into what the future holds for them
  • Learn to solve puzzles using code
  • Work on progressively more difficult challenges to increase your engineering and programming skills
Projects and Activities
  • Code digital robots to solve problems and perform tasks
  • Solve problems and use critical thinking to find code-based solutions
  • Use programming to code and control virtual robots

Primary Computer Device:

  • Windows 8, 10 or 11
  • or Mac OS
  • or Chromebook


Additional Tech Used:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
  • VEX VR
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Topics and Skills Covered
  • 3D problem solving
  • Brainstorming
  • Code-based problem solving
  • Coding & programming
  • Coding concepts
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Constructive feedback
  • Critical thinking
  • Efficient engineering
  • Engineering-based problem-solving
  • Introduction to coding
  • Iterative design
  • Problem solving
  • Scope and scale
  • Time management
  • VEX coding
  • Virtual engineering
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