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Lego Robotics Kits and Curriculum Resources

Lego Robotics Mindstorm NXT kits are available for check out through the State 4-H Office. Users will need computers or laptops to use these kits. Training is available during the summer through the 4-H STEM Institute. National 4-H offers the Junkdrawer Robotics curriculum that can accompany these sets.

STEM Institute - Robotics Training May 24-25, 2017, OSU

The 2017 4-H STEM Robotics Institute will be held on the OSU Stillwater campus May 24-25.

Registration Fee

$25 person will cover workshop supplies, three meals and snacks.
$60 per person to stay in the OSU suites, which is optional.

The training will begin at 10 am, May 24, and conclude at 3:30 pm, May 25, with approximately 12 hours of educational programming in between. The Robotics group will wrap up by working as a team to tackle Robotic challenges.

This should be a terrific experience for any group of 4-H members. The goal of this will be for the teams to return home and start robotic clubs.

Attached Registration Form is due May 1, 2017.

Robotic Curriculum Resources

4-H Robotics

http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-robotics/

Junkdrawer Robotics

http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-robotics/junk-drawer-robotics/

Utah 4-H Robotics Discovery Club Curriculum

http://utah4h.org/htm/discover4hclubs/discover4hroboticsclubs/

Additional Training Resources (Not 4-H)

LEGO NXT Video Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0vqZQMF0A4

Robotics Academy

http://www.education.rec.ri.cmu.edu/content/lego/start/

Lego NXT Course for Absolute Beginners (Designed for Teachers)

https://cs4hsrobots.appspot.com/

Fun with Beginner LEGO MindStorms EV3 Robotics (Free Online Video Course)

https://www.udemy.com/fun-with-beginner-lego-mindstorms-ev3-robotics/

For Competition

First Lego League http://oklahomafirst.org/index.htm

Oklahoma County 4-H Ninja Monkeys pictured with OSU President Burns Hargis and their FRC Robot