Meeting report

Meeting report
Date: November 7th, 2015 Today we picked our team names. This is the report from Team RoboCraftKids. We made giant towers out of spaghetti. The goal was to make the tallest one with a marshmallow on top. Some other kids built marshmallow catapults. It was hard not to eat the marshmallows!

Getting the printer ready

We made a pre-flight checklist for using the 3-D printer telling what to do before we use it because The  3-D printer is super dumb, so we need to check some things before we use it. part of it is to make sure the printer is using the units we expect – millimeters. We all learned about the ...

Eggbot

We started a new project this school year – an EGGBOT! An EggBot is a robot that draws on anything round like eggs and ping-pong balls. I think EggBots are cool because it can draw so many designs. My favorite design is either the map or the maze. (They were both drawn on ping-pong balls.) ...

team updates

team updates
Maker Fair Prep team: They are thinking of what they need for when we go to maker fair so they can set up there booth at maker fair. Accounting team:They figure out the budget of what we have to buy and they make sure we dont go over the budget.      

1/24/2014 update

On January 24th we met for another meeting. We split up into groups. There were three groups. One group’s job was to work on our artbots which you probably  read about in a few other posts.  Another group’s job was to fix our 3d printer. The last group worked on a pattern so we could ...

ArtBots in the arena

ArtBots in the arena
Here is a short video showing several of our ArtBots after we built them.  

Day Full Of Work!

Day Full Of Work!
Today we divided into three groups: One group  was working finding why the printer was printing wrong     Another group was thing of ideas for our art bot Presentation at WAM       The last group was working on making a pattern for the 3-D printer cover

Building an artbot arena

Building an artbot arena
    On January 10th , everyone in the club built an artbot. It took almost two hours. It was really fun because we got to make our own robot and we got to take them home.We made them out of plastic cups. The good news is that you can make one too! Here’s what ...

build and bom team update

    On December 14, 2013 the build and bom team are meeting with our guest speaker cora to find out what parts we need to build an art bot!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU FOR READING!!!!

Interviewing a guest speaker

Interviewing a guest speaker
We had a guest speaker Here are the questions i asked the guest speaker. How long did it take you to make your art bot? Answer: 1 hour. What does an art bot do? Answer: Abstract art. How old are you? Answer: 8 years old. What grade are you in? Answer: 3rd grade When did you ...