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    Engineering Summer Academy at Penn: Robotics

    Engineering Summer Academy at Penn: Robotics


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Robotics
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (215) 898-0053
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    Students will learn about robotics design, manufacturing, and automation. Classroom discussions will be focused on key aspects/issues of robotics, such as: sensing, actuation, control, and embedded programming.

    Students will work in groups to build a mobile robot that can be teleoperated with some onboard autonomy. At the end of the program, students will test their robots against each other in a specifically designed course.

    Students should have completed coursework in physics, math (precalculus is a plus but not required), as well as C programming or Autocad.