Faculty Advisor: Sept 2015: Advisor and details to be announced soon
The Coleytown Middle School (CMS) Robotics Club offers students the opportunity to get hands-on experience programming robots to solve problems. The program uses LEGO MINDStorm robots and a computer program that allows visual programming of the robots. Students can learn how to program the robots to accomplish tasks of varying complexity. Students can also design and build challenges for robots to solve. Students will meet every Thursday after school, from 2:45 - 3:45 p.m., until the December break. It is anticipated that there will be a showcase in mid-December at which students will demonstrate some of their work.
Students participating in the CMS Robotics Program also have the opportunity to participate in the FIRST LEGO League problem solving competition. Teams must solve a problem that requires research, creative thinking, teamwork, and robot programming skills. Due to the short amount of time to work on the problem, teams need to meet frequently and may have to devote additional time outside of team meetings. Students interested in being on an FLL team must be willing to commit about 3-4 hours/week to the team, including attending after school meetings. FLL teams typically compete in a tournament in late November that requires an all-day Saturday commitment. Each team must have at least one parent head coach; several adult leaders is best.
Please contact if you are a parent/guardian interested in being involved.
If your child is interested in participating please complete and return the attached form (coming soon) to CMS to the attention of , CMS STEM teacher.
This club is for CMS students and will meet at Coleytown Middle School.