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Sunday, March 13 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Robotics - Prototyping with Breadboards

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In this hands-on workshop, participants will be introduced to prototyping using breadboards. These activities can be incorporated into science, physics and STEM classrooms or maker spaces. Participants will learn how to connect simple breadboard circuits comprising LEDs, resistors, and switches. They will explore more complex projects involving sensors for detecting and seeking obstacles, and controlling motors. There will be a discussion on how these skills can be further evolved into embedded and robotics projects incorporating Arduino and Raspberry Pi, ThinkerSheld and lots of other equipment. An interactive showcase of projects will be available, including a simple motor, steady-hand game, dimmer switch, a lie-detector, a weather station, and various robots.

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Suzie Feodoroff

Science, Technology & iSTEM Teacher, St Marys College
Suzie works at a Catholic high school in regional NSW. She has gained a Master of Information Communication Technology in Education and more than 10 years teaching experience. Currently, Suzie is teaching junior science, senior physics, information and software technology (IST), and... Read More →
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Michelle Jensen

Teacher Librarian, New Media Artist and President of the School Library Association of NSW
Michelle Jensen inspires students, teachers and librarians every day, as a Teacher Librarian at a DoE High School and as President of the School Library Association of NSW, www.slansw.asn.au. Her most recent work has been on the Great School Libraries campaign as a member of FAIR... Read More →

Sunday March 13, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm AEDT
R1 C3.9