Robotics Workshop

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Tech4Fun was set up in 2018 by a Head of Technology at a busy London Secondary School with the aim of bringing fun and engaging STEM activities to primary education.
Tech4Fun Robot workshops are designed for primary school children of all abilities, we provide all of the equipment needed for your pupils to get hands-on experience to learn about robots and programming.
We use robots which can be programmed with different languages, making them suitable for KS1 & KS2.

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Why book Tech4Fun for educational workshops into your school?

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Robots are great fun and programming a now seen as an essential skill for the 21st century.
Tech4Funs workshop is a fantastic opportunity for students to write some code and see it come to life through a robot. Something which is a key part of the KS1 & 2 D&T and Computing curriculum.
We use easy to program robots which are suitable for children of all abilities.
Once the students have become familiar with the way they work, the students work in pairs through a series of challenges which promotes collaboration, teamwork and helps develop their thinking skills.

Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?

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Curriculum topics available: Logic and Problem Solving, Measurement, Geometry.

Programming a robot requires mathematical thinking. students are required to solve maths problems to make a robot turn corners, follow paths and complete tasks.

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Curriculum topics available: Robotics, Coding.

Our robots are programmable in multiple languages, KS1 students work with a simple block-based one KS2 with a Scratch based platform.

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Curriculum topics available: Mechanics and engineering, Electronics.

The D&T curriculum requires students to apply their understanding of computing to program, monitor and control their products. Using Robots is perfect for this. The Robots we use are also Lego compatible and allow students to get creative.

What activities are available during group visits?

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Meet Edison, a fun small Orange robot. Edison is a great way to learn about robots and programming due to its large array of sensors and multiple programming languages making it suitable for KS1 and upwards.

What size groups do you cater for?

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The workshops are designed for groups of up to 30 students, working in pairs.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Workshops take place at your school.

Is there first aid on site?

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This would be covered by the school.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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The Robots are suitable for use by disabled children, however, they may need some extra help depending on the disability.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Our workshops are suitable for all students, we aim to be inclusive for all needs and offer as much support as needed.

Anything else?

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The Robot workshops last for approximately one hour but can be tailored to suit your requirements.
We provide all the resources, however, we would need computer or tablet access for the students to program the Edisons, the software is web-based so does not require anything to be downloaded to your network.

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