Tag Archives: Middle School

AMSA 2011

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Organizers: Holly Yanco, Adam Norton Contact Information: holly@cs.uml.edu, anorton@cs.uml.edu Affiliated Organizations: UMass Lowell, AMSA Location: Advanced Math and Science Academy, Marlborough, MA Age Level: middle school Platform: Super Cricket Dates: 12/9/2011 Description: On Friday, December 9, 2011, 6th and 7th grade students from Advanced Math and Science … Continue reading

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Lego Yuh Mind Workshop 2011

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Organizers: Marvin Hall, Adam Norton Contact Information: anorton@cs.uml.edu Affiliated Organizations: UMass Lowell, Halls of Learning, The Revolving Museum Location: The Revolving Museum Age Level: middle school Platform: Super Cricket Dates: 12/16/2011 Photos

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Advanced Math and Science Academy Robotics Club Spring 2011

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Organizers: Karine Laidley, Kelly Powers Affiliated Organizations: AMSA Location: AMSA Age Level: middle school Platform: Super Cricket Number of Participants: 10 Dates: 2011 Description: The after school robotics club held at AMSA consisted of 10 middle school students. After attending the Botfest tutorial … Continue reading

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Weston Middle School Fall 2010 Artbotics Workshop

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Organizers: Jonathan Dietz Affiliated Organizations: Weston Middle School Location: Weston Middle School Age Level: middle school Platform: NXT Number of Participants: 45 Dates: 2010       Curriculum Used: Student project proposal Description: The project for this workshop was titled Sociable Robots: using Lego NXT … Continue reading

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Adler Planetarium Summer 2009 Workshop

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Affiliated Organizations: Adler Planetarium Location: Adler Planetarium Age Level: middle school Platform: Super Cricket Dates: 2009     Curriculum Used: Curriculum with post-workshop notes Description: In the summer of 2009, a 2-week workshop was run at the Adler Planetarium. Students were asked, “Is there … Continue reading

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Windmill

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Project Title: Windmill Platform(s) Used: Super Cricket Age Level: middle school Description: A windmill base was built with a motor inside. The motor is attached to the blades of the windmill and spin them when activated. 

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Lego Movable Faces

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              Project Title: Lego Movable Faces Platform(s) Used: NXT Age Level: middle school Description: A Lego MIndstorms NXT brick to control motors behind a foam board that moved various parts of a paper face.

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Summer 2009 Middle School Program

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Organizers: Holly Yanco, Adam Norton Contact Information: holly@cs.uml.edu, anorton@cs.uml.edu Affiliated Organizations: UMass Lowell, The Revolving Museum Location: The Revolving Museum, Lowell Age Level: Middle school Platform: Super Cricket Contact Hours: 25 hours Dates: 8/3/2009 – 8/14/2009 Description: Artbotics is a unique class that combines computer science and visual … Continue reading

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AMSA 2010

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Organizers: Holly Yanco, Adam Norton Contact Information: holly@cs.uml.edu, anorton@cs.uml.edu Affiliated Organizations: UMass Lowell, AMSA, iRobot, The Robotics Lab Location: Advanced Math and Science Academy, Marlborough, MA Age Level: Middle school Date: 12/6/2011 Description: As part of Computer Science Education Week, Artbotics traveled to Marlborough, MA to give … Continue reading

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