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NXT Programming for Robots

Have you ever watched a science fiction movie and asked yourself, “Could robots actually do that?” The real-world answer may surprise you! Robots are becoming more and more sophisticated every day, and you can learn all about  their world of programming and logic.  Then, build and program a robot that walks, talks, sees, and hears. Get  hands-on experience in NXT programming software to create detailed instructions for each robot’s various sensors.  You’re going to have fun with this project!

 

Featured Platforms

LEGO Mindstorm NXT

Who will like this Course?

Anybody who enjoys working with LEGOs, programming, and solving problems by programming a robot to do it for you!

 

Students ages 12 through 17 (7th Grade - 11th Grade)

Who will like this Course?

Anybody who enjoys working with LEGOs, programming, and solving problems by programming a robot to do it for you!

Recommended Prerequisites

Basic understanding of any programming language or completion of a course in Visual Basic.net programming.

 

Morning Session: Monday to Thursday (9 am - 12 noon) for two weeks
Afternoon Session: Monday to Thursday (1 pm - 4 pm) for two weeks

Schedule

Session I -- June 4-14, 2012

  • University of Houston - Downtown (Afternoon session)

Session II -- June 18-June 28, 2012

  • University of Houston - Cinco Ranch (Afternoon session)

Session III -- July 2-12, 2012

  • University of Houston - Clear Lake campus (Morning session)

  • Trent InternationalE School, Sugar Land (Afternoon session)

 

Tuition: $315 (includes all course material and handouts)

Registration Type Deadlines Tuition
Early-Bird Registration On or Before April 2, 2012 $285
Early Registration April 3-May 21, 2012 $295
Regular Registration After May 22, 2012 $315

 

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