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Intro to Robotics with Python (Ages 11-18)

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Have you ever wondered how robots are used to learn about the uncharted territories of the universe? Well, get ready to explore the unknown with Makeblock's mBot Neo Coding Robot (robot costs extra).

In partnership with Makeblock, NASA, and the Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration your child will build their mBot Neo from the ground up and then use Python code to bring it to life and explore Mars or the deep sea.

This course is not currently accepting new students.
Private 1:1
Age 11-18
50 minutes
Per class
Intro to Robotics with Python (Ages 11-18)

About this Course

In partnership with Makeblock, students will work with a personalized instructor to build and program (in Python) their very own robot and train it to complete tasks like following a pre-determined path, completing a maze, and more! Note: Robot costs extra ($95).

This course is not currently accepting new students.

Billed as

$275 / month

4 classes / month × $68.75 / class
  • Cancel anytime

1:1 classes are 50 minutes long and can be scheduled anytime Monday-Sunday from 7am to 7pm PT. To begin, select Book your Placement Class to signup. Our team will then match you and set up your first class!

  • Course duration
    2-3 months
  • Lesson
    50 minutes
  1. I can follow visual directions.

  2. I can set up the wiring when given directions.

  3. I can build a working robot.

  4. I can use basic commands to program my robot.

  5. I can interpret commands in an existing script.

  6. If I can’t interpret a command, I know how to determine what it does.

  1. I can use event listeners to control my robot.

  2. I can iterate on code.

  3. I can control my robot's movement in a variety of ways.

  4. I can experiment with movement controls, and know when each movement control is appropriate.

  5. I can expand my skills into other contexts.

  6. I can adapt my code for specific circumstances.

  1. I can create and execute a plan.

  2. I can use data from the Ultrasonic sensor to determine how far my robot is from an obstacle.

  3. I know the benefits of using sensors as opposed to coding specific commands.

  4. I know the philosophy behind solving any maze.

  5. I can write code that adapts to new situations.

  1. I can use data from the RGB line sensor in a variety of ways in my code.

  2. I understand and can interact with RGB colors.

  3. I can adjust the direction of my robot based on data from the RGB line sensor.

  4. I can program my robot to ‘scan’ until it finds a goal state.

  1. I can combine multiple of the sensors I have learned about in the course.

  2. I can create a plan for completing a mission.

  3. I can prototype a design to solve a problem.

  4. I can create a version 1 of my prototype.

  5. I can iterate on my prototype as necessary.

  6. I can modify my robot with household items.

Instructors will assign students roughly 60 minutes of project related homework at the end of each session. Homework is designed to complement the class experience and ensure the student continues to gain practical experience outside of the session.

Completion of Python 1 and a Makebot Robot (special Juni deal is $95 and is charged after signup). If your learner doesn't meet these requirements, see Robotics in Scratch.

“We’re thrilled to collaborate with Juni on this exciting new robotics course. Our expertise in STEM education toys and excitement for robotics, paired with Juni’s unique approach and commitment to developing future-looking courses that prepare students for tomorrow make this partnership a seamless fit.”

Jasen Wang, Founder and CEO at MakeBlock

Intro to Robotics with Python (Ages 11-18)

Who are Juni’s Instructors?

Our instructors are subject matter experts from top US universities. Instructors are highly-vetted and background checked prior to joining and undergo extensive training before ever teaching on our platform.

Upon signing up, parents are asked a series of questions that allow us to match your child with an optimal instructor based on their unique needs and interests. Factors that are considered in our matching process include Learning Style, Personality, Personal Experience, and Academic & Career Aspiration.

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