Advanced Robotics


Purpose of Course:Top of Page

The purpose of the Advanced Robotic and Engineering Technology course is to extend and build on the skills and knowledge of students who have completed the introductory robotics course.

Standards:Top of Page

National Science Education Standards: Systems-Order and Organization, Evidence-Models and Explanation, Constancy-Change and Measurement, Evolution and Equilibrium, Form and Function,   Science as Inquiry – A, Science as Inquiry – A, Physical Science – B, Science and Technology – E
 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Numbers and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Communications, Connections
 Physical Science – B, Science and Technology – E
 International Technology Education Association: The Nature of Technology, Technology and Society, Design, Abilities for a Technological World, The Designed World

Course Description:Top of Page

Advanced Robotics and Engineering Technology is built around the extensive understanding of robotic systems and the development of workplace competencies. The main focus of the class involves solving engineering design problems. Students enrolled in this course will prepare and compete in regional FIRST Robotics Competitions at the highest level.

Learning Objectives:Top of Page

  • Identify, formulate solutions for, and solve engineering technology problems using engineering design processes
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and technology to solve robotic engineering technology problems
  • Function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Communicate effectively using various forms of communications
  • Describe various methods used to manage and schedule projects
  • Participate in and/or conduct design reviews  
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data
  • Create 3D CAD parts and assemblies with SolidWorks software
  • Build large scale robotic systems from solid model designs
  • Design and Develop robotics electrical and control system
  • Program robotic controls with Java framework