The Tomorrows Engineers Robotics Challenge is a team based programme for students aged 11 – 14 years. Students work to build and program a LEGO EV3 robot to complete a series of short aviation themed missions. Teams will also present a solution to a contemporary engineering problem and receive feedback on their work from the engineering community. Teams will meet at a regional heats and a team will be selected to take part in the national finals. 

To find out more visit the Tomorrow's Engineers Robotics Challenge website or contact us for more information

 

This challenge satisfies the following aspects of the curriculum

NUMERACY:              
- Estimate size and use correct units when measuring- Prioritise steps to complete a task

LITERACY:       
- Communicate ideas and agree actions in groups
- Use and understand technical terms
- Speaking clearly and presenting ideas to an audience
- Research a wide range of sources to fully understand a topic

DCF:                     
- Suggest and make improvements depending on feedback and self-evaluation
- Predict outcomes after modifying inputs
- Apply logical reasoning to a problem to formulate a solution.
- Detect and correct simple errors in algorithms

EMPLOYABILITY: 
- Promote growth mindset
- Teamwork, communication and time management skills          
- Planning and organisation skills          
- Develop an understanding of the importance of coding in the world around us