Purpose of workshop: To demonstrate how K'NEX and Kid K'NEX can be used for building simple robots, so as to meet the needs of the Design & Technology curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2.
Who is the workshop for: All teachers and support staff at Key Stages 1 and 2.
Prior knowledge required: No prior experience with KNEX or Duplo is required, and you definitely do not need to be "good at technology"!
Workshop content: The agenda is as follows:
1. Presentation - An introduction to building simple robots with K'NEX and Kid K'NEX. 2. Practical session - Build a Kid K'NEX robot and a Duplo robot. 3. Presentation - Using Make'n'Go and the Egg-Box to build simple radio-controlled and programmable robots. 4. Practical session - Build a K'NEX robot.
Practical sessions: Delegates will work in small groups for the practical sessions, which are designed to be light-hearted and enjoyable as well being informative.
For more information: Please email us if you wish to find out more about this training workshop.