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Robotics in 6th class

Sixth Class have been very busy since September working on the VEX IQ Challenge which provides primary school students with exciting, open-ended robotics and research project challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centered learning.

Sixth Class really enjoyed building their robot, learning how to drive her and figuring out how to code her to work autonomously.

Last Thursday we then took part in the VEX IQ Challenge in CIT.

The object of the game is to attain the highest score by scoring Hexballs in their colored scoring zone and by parking and balancing robots on the bridge.

This day consisted of:

  1. The Robot Skills Challenge- We drove our robot three times to score as many points as possible.
  2. A Teamwork Challenge-An alliance of two robots work together in each match. We had seven matches with robots for other schools.
  3. Programming Skills Matches- We had three goes at getting our Robot to play the game autonomously.

We had great fun working with our robot and learned a lot.


If you would like to see our project on robotics which we submitted for this competition please click the link below.