Robotics A: Design/Electronics

Robotics A: Design/Electronics
- Open to all 9th-12th Graders
- Prerequisites - one of the following: (1 semester of Introductory Robotics, completion of Introduction to Robotics Online, or Instructor Approval)

This course will have a strong focus on how robots are designed and built. It is one of two courses designed to help you build up your robotics skillset and, in turn, to prepare you for more rigorous and authentic robotic opportunities like Robotics for a Better World and Competitive Robotics. You'll explore the following in this course:
- Fundamentals of 2-D and 3-D design
- Human-centered and engineering design processes
- Tools and approaches for design (sketching, CAD)
- Prototyping techniques and materials
- Basics of electronic design
- Mechanics of effective robotic design
- Engineering practices such as testing and documentation