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Flipped Robotics at Yarra Ranges Tech School is a dynamic program designed to introduce schools and students to the thrilling realm of competitive robotics. Schools participating in the program will receive a competition robotics kit, enabling students to embark on a hands-on journey in designing and constructing robots fit for the VEX Robotics competition. The program encompasses three insightful visits to the tech school, where students will collaborate with experts, test their robot designs on competition fields, and ultimately compete against other schools in the Yarra Ranges area. This immersive experience not only fosters STEM skills but also encourages teamwork, creativity, and problem-solving. Additionally, schools have the option to further their robotics education by expanding into dedicated robotics classes, empowering students to delve even deeper into the world of robotics and technology.
Yarra Ranges Tech School provides comprehensive support, offering the necessary curriculum materials, assessment tools, and teacher professional development. Schools can also choose to participate in statewide VEX Robotics competitions, broadening their competitive exposure. Whether students are newcomers to robotics or seasoned enthusiasts, the Flipped Robotics program equips them with the skills and opportunities to excel in the exciting field of robotics, all while making education engaging and impactful.
This program aligns with the Australian engineering roles.
Please note: Teachers are expected to assist with the program and technology throughout the day. Optional professional development is offered for both technologies and the Human Centred Design Thinking process.