VEX Robotics Classes for Elementary and Middle School Students!

Robotics 1

4 weeks

VEX IQ for incoming 4th and 5th grade students.

Students will work in teams to design, build and program robots with the VEX IQ system. Scholars will learn communication skills and collaboration techniques while using critical thinking and creativity to design the most effective robot. They will test just what their robot can do at our competition at the end of the program.

No previous experience is necessary. The class is appropriate for beginners and those that have participated in the TUSD Elementary Robotics League. Class is limited to 20 participants.

Robotics 1.5

4 weeks

Beginning VEX Robotics for incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.

In this course, students will be introduced to the VEX robotics kits used at the secondary level with a series of design challenges. They will learn the basics of building, gear ratios, mechanical systems, and programming using the software Robot C. This course will help prepare students who are interested in taking robotics in middle school and will provide experience for those interested in applying for a competitive TUSD Robotics team.

No previous experience is necessary. Class is limited to 20 participants.