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Robotics After School Programs for Kids

Engaging, Exciting Robotics Education for Students

Our after school programs are designed to provide students with a broad understanding of robotics and coding. All of our courses have been precisely tailored to boost imaginative and innovative thinking in kids. The kits and course content of the programs are specially curated by our Engineers in the in-house labs keeping the students’ intrigued throughout the course. Open source components and programming languages are used to provide endless opportunities for students to customise their robots.

Multiple courses are available for the students to explore the field of robotics and programming. Each term students build something new which is in continuation to their previous program. Students can learn robotics with us for upto 3 years, where they not only just learn but also implement their learnings to make something useful.

Highlights

  • Students build and code their robots from start to finish
  • DIY components exclusively designed and manufactured by ABG
  • Innovative teaching approach; enhancing problem-solving skills
  • Opportunity for students to participate in various technology competitions across Australia
  • Certifications by ABG
Holiday Programs for kids in Melbourne

After School Program at your school

Grade 1 – Grade 4
After School Program

Tuesday’s 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

 

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Grade 1 – Grade 4
After School Program

Thursday’s 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

 

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After School Program at Toorak College
Grade 1 – Grade 4
After School Program

Wednesday’s 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

 

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Auburn South PS
Grade 1 – Grade 4
After School Program

Tuesday’s 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

 

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Grade 2 – Grade 8
After School Program

Monday’s 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

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Robotics program at Silverton Primary School
Grade 2 – Grade 8
After School Program

Wednesday’s 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Grade 2 – Grade 8
After School Program

Monday’s 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Here is what our after school course looks like

This may vary from school to school

 

Junior School (Grade 1 -4)

Junior Robotics

The ‘Junior Robotics’ is the basic robotics program for students intended to introduce them to the field of robotics. This program focuses on the fundamentals of robotics and coding where they will build their robot from start to finish and further code the robots using the drag and drop programming language. Students will be encouraged to think out of the box and develop own way of solving problems.

 

The program is designed in the form of a fun activity for kids which provide learning outcomes with hands-on experience. Thorough understanding of components including actuators, sensors and microcontroller board will be achieved by end of the program.

 

Problem Statement: Building and coding an autonomous robot using sensors and actuators

Program Level: Introductory

Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4

Prerequisite: None

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week

 

 

 

Already completed Junior Robotics? What’s next?

Robo Wars Junior

Problem Statement: Build a robot to function like a sumo wrestler. The robot has to first stay inside a wrestling arena. Then, it has to find another opponent (robot) inside the arena and try to push them out. The last remaining robot in the arena will be the winner.

Program Level: Intermediate

Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4

Prerequisite: Junior Robotics

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Soccer Bot Junior

Problem Statement: Build a soccer playing robot. You should be able to control the position and the movements of the robot using a joystick. There will be a soccer match in and the team with the highest number of goals will be the winner.

Program Level: Basic

Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4

Prerequisite: N/A

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Mining Robot Junior

Problem Statement:
Ever fascinated by a Mining Truck before? What if you want to make one for yourself? In this project students will build a robot with an attached trunk for loading and unloading connected to an actuator. This program also introduces students to the wireless communication technology, covering the binary conversion, and serial communication.

At the end of the program students would be able to understand the concepts of wireless transmission of data. Learn coding for wireless transmission.

Program level: Intermediate
Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4
Prerequisite: Junior Robotics/Soccer Bot Junior/Robo Wars Junior
Duration: 7-8 hours
Frequency: One hour per week for one school term
        

Bomb Squad Robot Junior

Problem Statement: A bomb has been reported in a building and has to be transported to a safe house before it blasts. A map of the city is provided, and your robot is given the task to save the city. It has to follow the map to move the bomb and come back to the headquarters.

Program Level: Advanced

Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4

Prerequisite: Junior Robotics/Soccer Bot

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Spider Bot

Problem Statement: Building an autonomous robot with spider like movements.

Program Level: Basic

Program suited for: Grade 1 – Grade 4

Prerequisite: Junior Robotics/Robotic Arm

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

 

Middle/Senior  School (Grade 5  and above)

Foundation of Robotics

The ‘Foundation of Robotics Advanced’ is the introductory robotics program for students intended to familiarise them to the field of robotics and line coding. This program focuses on the fundamentals of robotics and coding where they will build their robot from start to finish and further code the robots using the line coding. Students will be encouraged to think out of the box and develop own way of solving problems.

 

The program is designed in the form of a fun activity for kids which provide learning outcomes with hands-on experience. Thorough understanding of components including actuators, sensors and microcontroller board will be achieved by end of the program.

 

Problem Statement: Building and coding an autonomous robot using sensors and actuators

Program Level: Introductory

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: None

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Already done? What’s next?

  • Robo Wars Advanced
  • Soccer Bot Advanced
  • Spider Bot Advanced
  • The Safe House Advanced
  • Self-Balancing Robot Advanced
  • Maze Solving Robot Advanced

 

 

 

Already completed Foundation of Robotics? What’s next?

Robo Wars Senior

Problem Statement: In this after school program students build a robot to function like a sumo wrestler using coding languages like C++/Java/Python. The robot has to first stay inside a wrestling arena. Then, it has to find another opponent (robot) inside the arena and try to push them out. The last remaining robot in the arena will be the winner.

Program Level: Intermediate

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Foundation of Robotics

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Soccer Bot Senior

Problem Statement: Build a soccer playing robot and program it with programming languages like C++/Java/Python. You should be able to control the position and the movements of the robot using a joystick. There will be a soccer match in and the team with the highest number of goals will be the winner.

Program Level: Basic

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: N/A

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Bomb Squad Robot Senior

Problem Statement: In this program students are provided with a scenario where a bomb has been reported in a building and has to be transported to a safe house before it blasts. A map of the city is provided, and your robot is given the task to save the city. It has to follow the map to move the bomb and come back to the headquarters. Students use coding languages like C++/Java/Python to code their robot to solve the problem statement.

Program Level: Intermediate

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Foundation of Robotics/ Robotic Arm Senior / Robo Wars Senior

Duration: 7-8 hours

Mining Robot Advanced

Problem Statement:

Ever fascinated by a Mining Truck before? What if you want to make one for yourself? In this project students will build a robot with an attached trunk for loading and unloading connected to an actuator. This program also introduces students to the wireless communication technology, covering the binary conversion, and serial communication.

At the end of the program students would be able to understand the concepts of wireless transmission of data, and advanced coding to help the transmission of data with encoding and decoding the transmitted data.

Program level: Intermediate
Program suited for: Grade 5 and above
Prerequisite: Junior Robotics/Soccer Bot/Robo Wars
Duration: 7-8 hours
Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Spider Bot Senior

Problem Statement: Building and coding an autonomous robot using line coding with spider like movements. Your spider robot should be able to detect any object in front of it using sensors and run away from the object.

Program Level: Intermediate

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Foundation of Robotics/ Robotic Arm

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

The Safe House Senior

Problem Statement: A VIP wants a new house. You need to design, build and code the new secure house for him using different types of sensors, virtual locks and key codes.

Program Level: Advanced

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Bomb Squad Senior

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Self Bancing Robot Senior

Problem Statement: Building and coding a self balancing robot that can balance itself in upright position even when external force is applied to the robot.

Program Level: Advanced

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Foundation of Robotics, Sumo Bot Senior, Maze Solving Senior

Duration: 7-8 hours

Frequency: One hour per week for one school term

Maze Solving Robot Advanced

Problem Statement: Your robot has fallen into a maze, you have to code and design the robot to autonomously find the correct way out of the maze. Students are required to code using C++/Python/Java.

Program Level: Advanced

Program suited for: Grade 5 and above

Prerequisite: Foundation of Robotics/ Robo Wars Senior

Duration: 7-8 hours