Students are taught to use SketchUp8 (a 3d drawing tool) to share design ideas. Each team completes a safety checklist for the robotics lab.Students develop a research proposal that includes:
A working hypothesis.
An affirmation to follow safety protocol
Technological/non-technological tools utilized
Limitations of this research
Impact of this research
The project timetable.
Student research projects will produce tangible results; a part, program, or sub-system. Students deliver a PowerPoint presentation to their piers that covers the scope of their project.