Introduction to Python Robotics

Make the transition from Graphical to Text-based Programming by applying them to the field of Robotics

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Course Information


Grades 4-5

Course Description

Explore the exciting intersection of Robotics and the Python programming language in this Level-2 foundational course. Through hands-on project-based learning and practical exercises, students delve into the fundamentals of robotics, learning to design, build, and program using Python. Key topics include robot mechanics and kinematics, sensor integration, motion control algorithms, and real-world applications. Students design, create, and control their own robotic systems solutions, offering an engaging introduction to Python-driven robotics.

Curriculum Notes

  • LEGO-based Projects
  • Application of Math at Grade levels 4 and higher
  • intermediate Robotics concepts
  • Intermediate Coding concepts
  • Introductory Engineering and Physics concepts
  • Introductory Circuits concepts

All NextGen SmartyPants courses meet or exceed Common Core and Next-Generation Science Standards for educational excellence.

Required Pre-Requisites

Any Level-1 course in Robotics
Beginner Coding with Scratch
Grade 4 or Higher

Recommended Pre-Requisites

Beginner Engineers
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