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Miss Mary <[log in to unmask]>
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Miss Mary <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 15:40:25 -0400
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LET's GO Boys and Girls has affordable ( <$50 ea?) manuals for summer camps
and classroom activities:  (http://www.letsgoboysandgirls.com/robotics.html)
"We recommend and provide manuals for three venues of robotics, giving
students the opportunity to work on developing their skills 12 months of
the year. All three of these offerings utilize the LEGO NXT MINDSTORM
robotics kits "

*LET'S GO Boys & Girls *(a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit)
Clark ‘Corky’ Graham, PhD
3800 Thomas Point Road
Annapolis, Md 21403
http://www.LetsGoBoysAndGirls.com
<http://www.letsgoboysandgirls.com/>866-997-9097
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On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:35 PM, Tom Welsh <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Two ideas... two requests:
>
>
>    1. I'm interested in holding summer camp type events for local kids
>    and leveraging our existing/established teams to do community outreach and
>    have hands-on mentor type interactions with kids that may be interested in
>    joining a robotics team this Fall.
>    2. I'd also like to have more structured programs to teach more
>    advanced FLL concepts to our teams that can be done in a few short sessions.
>
>
> Requests:
>
>    1. Does anyone have any program or curriculum they've developed (or
>    can refer me to) for summer camps or short structured activities that I
>    could use as a basis for our new off-season activities?
>    2. Does anyone have any ideas for a short/mobile demonstration (1 hour
>    or less) that can be used to effectively get kids interested in learning
>    more about robotics (without setting up the whole board and running through
>    the FLL challenge)?    That can be easily done in a Classroom for 25-30
>    kids.  I have access to multiple Mindstorms kits.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tom Welsh
> FLL Coach
> 703-468-1810 cell
> 703-564-5623 fax
>
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