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    CIEE High School Summer in Tokyo, Japan: Robotics Engineering

    CIEE High School Summer in Tokyo, Japan: Robotics Engineering

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: Japan
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Robotics, Engineering
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    Discover the nuts and bolts of robotics engineering in the futuristic city of Tokyo. Spark your imagination for building robots in Japan’s innovative capital. Through hands-on classes, explore the basics of robotics and coding and learn about electrical components, circuits, chips, and microcontrollers. In just three weeks, build your own simple robot alongside other Global Navigators. In the end, present your robot and show off what it can do!

    Visit world-class educational centers, witness life-size robots and tour innovative robotics companies that focus on addressing societal challenges, like labor shortages and care for the aging population. Investigate the social impact of robotics in daily life. Soak up the beauty of Japanese culture among glowing neon signs in Akihabara and futuristic skyscrapers, like Tokyo Tower. On weekend excursions, travel to other parts of Japan, like Kawagoe, a historic castle town established during the Edo period. In Tokyo, you’ll experience firsthand the robotics programming process and jumpstart your interest in a robotics career.