PAPILLION – LA VISTA SOUTH HIGH SCHOOLCOURSE SYLLABUS
One Semester/One Credit
Must have completed or be enrolled in one of the following courses:* Manufacturing and Engineering (Tech Ed II)* Engineering (Drafting)* Physics/Chemistry* Pre-Calculus
Student will experience an in-depth study of robotics systems using the VEXRobotics System. Students will learn about structure, motion, power, sensors, control, logic and programming systems of a robot while using the engineering problem solving model. This will allowstudents to design and create robots to perform specific tasks. Students will also have the opportunity tocompete against peers to test their knowledge of robotics. Students will also research applications of robotics used around the world to improve the quality of life for people. The students will then presenttheir findings in the form of a multimedia presentation. Critical thinking, flexibility, team work andcommunication skills will be stressed throughout this course.
Office telephone number:
(402) 829-4600 EXT 4655
7:30 to 8:52. 3:20 to 3:30.
Answering policy for email:
Responses will always be timely and email is the best contact method.Inquiry answers may take a day depending on school activities.
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URL for online copy of syllabus:
General computer usability including internet, word processing, and email.
Ability to solve algebraic equations and understand algebraic notation.
Interest in solving open problems.
High level of self motivation.
Excellent note taking skills
Specific skills or knowledge students will gain and how those will be useful:
See course pacing guide.
Daily required materials:
Pencil or blue/black pen
School computer account with computer usage rights
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