ROBOTICS


Course Calendar

Last Updated: Monday, January 15, 2018

September 2016

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October 2016

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November 2016

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December 2016

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WEEK 1


Monday, Sept.5    
Tuesday, Sept.6
Wednesday, Sept.7    
Thursday, Sept.8
Friday, Sept.9 Day 3
  • Course syllabus - click here
  • Course introduction
  • Account set up

WEEK 2


Monday, Sept. 12 Day 4
Tuesday, Sept. 13 Day 5
  • No Class
Wednesday, Sept. 14 Day 6
  • Defining a  robot - click here
  • Terminology and history of robots
  • Video on 21st century Robots - CBC documentary - part 1
Thursday, Sept. 15 Day 7
  • Defining a  robot - click here
  • Terminology and history of robots
  • Video on 21st century Robots - CBC documentary - part 1
Friday, Sept. 16 Day 1
  • No Class

WEEK 3


Monday, Sept. 19 Day 2
Tuesday, Sept. 20 Day 3
Wednesday, Sept. 21 Day 4
Thursday, Sept. 22 Day 5
  • No Class
Friday, Sept. 23 Day 6

WEEK 4


Monday, Sept.26 Day 7
Tuesday, Sept.27 Day 1
  • No Class
Wednesday, Sept.28 Day 2
Thursday, Sept. 29 Day 3
Friday, Sept. 30 Day 4

WEEK 5


Monday, Oct 3 Day 5
  • No Class

Tuesday, Oct.4 Day 6
Wednesday, Oct.5 Day 7
Thursday, Oct.6 Day 1
  • No Class

Friday, Oct.7 Day 2
  • Skill Builder #1 - the HOT Glue gun - How HOT is hot enough?
  • The Rosette - click here

WEEK 6


Monday, Oct.10  
  •  Scheduled holiday
Tuesday, Oct.11 Day 3
  • Skill Builder #1 - the HOT Glue gun - How HOT is hot enough?
  • The Rosette - click here
Wednesday, Oct.12 Day 4
Thursday, Oct.13 Day 5
  • No Class
Friday, Oct.14 Day 6
  • NXT Robots - the interface/building

WEEK 7


Monday, Oct.17 Day 7
  • NXT Robots - the interface/building
Tuesday, Oct.18 Day 1
  • No Class
Wednesday, Oct.19 Day 2
  • NXT Robots - the interface/building
Thursday, Oct.20 Day 3
  • NXT Robots - the interface/building
  • How to solder video link - click here
Friday, Oct.21 Day 4
  • Skill Builder #2 - the HOT Solder Iron practise activity
  • How to solder video link - click here

WEEK 8


Monday, Oct.24 Day 5
  • No Class
Tuesday, Oct.25 Day 6
  • Skill Builder #2 - the HOT Solder Iron practise activity
  • How to solder video link - click here
Wednesday, Oct.26 Day 7
  • NXT testing
Thursday, Oct.27 Day 1
  • No Class
Friday, Oct.28 Day 2
  • School Close out

WEEK 9


Monday, Oct. 31 Day 3
  • NXT testing
  • Happy Halloween - click here for the history of Halloween
Tuesday, Nov.1 Day 4
Wednesday, Nov.2 Day 5
  • No Class
Thursday, Nov.3 Day 6
Friday, Nov.4 Day 7
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction
  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics
  • Resistor activity - click here

WEEK 10


Monday, Nov.7 Day 1
  • No Class

Tuesday, Nov.8 Day 2
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction
  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics
  • Resistor activity - click here
Wednesday, Nov.9 Day3
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction
  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics
  • Resistor activity - click here
Thursday, Nov.10 Day4
Friday, Nov.11  

WEEK 11


Monday, Nov.14 Day 5
  • No Class

Tuesday, Nov.15 Day 6
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction

  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics

  • Resistor activity - click here

Wednesday, Nov.16 Day 7
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction

  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics

  • Resistor activity - click here

Thursday, Nov.17 Day 1
  • No Class

Friday, Nov.18 Day 2
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - An introduction
  • Electronics - click here

  • An introduction to the Multimeter

  • Measuring Voltage on DC power cells/batteries

  • Electronics
  • Resistor activity - click here

WEEK 12


Monday, Nov.21 Day 3
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

  • Video - part 1 - breadboard - click here

Tuesday, Nov.22 Day 4
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

  • Video - part 1 - breadboard - click here

Wednesday, Nov.23 Day 5
  • No Class

Thursday, Nov.24 Day 6
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

  • Video - part 1 - breadboard - click here

Friday, Nov.25 Day 7
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

  • Video - part 1 - breadboard - click here

WEEK 13


Monday, Nov.28 Day 1
  • No Class

Tuesday, Nov. 29 Day 2
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

Wednesday, Nov. 30 Day 3
  • Electronics - click here

  • Capacitors - click here

  • LED - click here

  • Simple circuits/parallel circuits

  • The breadboard

  • Electronics - click here

  • Electronics - the Resistor

  • Testing the resistance using the Multimeter and color codes.

Thursday, Dec.1 Day 4
  • Parent Teacher Interviews
Friday, Dec.2 Day 5
  • No Class

WEEK 14


Monday, Dec.5 Day 6
  • Electronics - click here
  • The Light Emitting Diode(LED)
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - Practical Testing Activities
Tuesday, Dec.6 Day 7
  • Electronics - click here
  • The Light Emitting Diode(LED)
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - Practical Testing Activities
Wednesday, Dec.7 Day 1
  • No Class
Thursday, Dec.8 Day 2
  • Visual Basic - tutorials - see course calendar
Friday, Dec.9 Day 3
  • Visual Basic - tutorials - see course calendar

WEEK 15


Monday, Dec.12 Day 4
  • Electronics - click here
  • Simple and Parallel circuits - Breadboards
  • Snap Circuits - Electronics - Practical Testing Activities finished
  • Video - part 1 - breadboard - click here
  • Video - part 2 - Breadboards - click here
  • A signal flasher by the 555 timer - click here
Tuesday, Dec.13 Day 5
  • No Class
Wednesday, Dec.14 Day 6
  • A signal flasher by the 555 timer - click here
  • The switch - plunger, SPST, DPDT and the micro switch - activity
  • Activity - Building a simple motor - Electromagnetism
  • Solder Activity
  • Simple and Parallel circuits - Breadboards
  • Capacitor/ The Diode/ The Transistor - activity
  • DC continuous Motor, Servo motor and the Stepper Motor
  • Circuit boards/Breadboards
  • analog sensors: temperature, infrared, potentiometer, pressure
  • Capacitor Activity - click here
  • Binary Clock Activity - click here
Thursday, Dec.15 Day 7
  • Simple and Parallel circuits - Breadboards
  • Configuring the Stepper Motor - 4, 5 and 6 wire motors
  • Circuit boards/Breadboards
  • analog sensors: temperature, infrared, potentiometer, pressure
  • Capacitor Activity - click here
  • Binary Clock Activity - click here
  • A signal flasher by the 555 timer - click here
  • Touch plate activity - click here
Friday, Dec.16 Day 1
  • No Class

WEEK 16


Monday, Dec.19 Day 2
  • Toy Project - click here
  • See web page for detailed instructions- click here
  • Circuit boards/Breadboards
  • analog sensors: temperature, infrared, potentiometer, pressure
  • Happy Holidays
Tuesday, Dec.20 Day 3
  • Circuit boards/Breadboards
  • analog sensors: temperature, infrared, potentiometer, pressure
  • Happy Holidays