The OWI, Inc. 3-in-1 All Terrain Robot is a multi-function tracked mobile robotic kit. Utilize different track modules and make your robot transform into 3 amazing variations: the forklift, rover, and gripper. Using the wired controller, command the robot to move forward, backward, turn, grip and lift. In forklift mode, the ATR is like a mini industrial fork lift, with the ability to lift up to 100 g in weight. In rover mode, the ATR’s tank-like treads can traverse any type of surface. And in gripper mode, the ATR’s strong arms grab and lift anything up to 100g, allowing you to move it to your desired location. The second robot your camper will build is a multi-function solar powered robot (exact model TBD). If your children are glued to smart-phones, give them an opportunity to acquire solar power knowledge, learn about mechanical transmissions, and get them outside to play. Amazingly, you might find yourself engaged in conversation with your child, thanks to their newly acquired “expertise”! Both of these robot kits allow campers to create and recreate: Put it together, take it apart, make another module…It’s all about flexibility, problem solving, and intelligent thinking. But luckily, kids don’t have to be advanced engineers to create and achieve. With both robots, they learn as they play! If times allows, campers will learn how to solder on Friday with the help of the perennial favorite “Blinky Robot.” Your camper will have a blast learning how to build their robots- they’ll be SO proud to show off their hard work on Friday! A $15 lab fee is included in the camp tuition due to the high costs of the robotics kits and other supplies for this camp.
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