Category Archives: Houston/Katy

After School: Houston/Katy Area

ISD – SPRING

Arabic Immersion Magnet School
Rockin Robot – (REV1) REV 1 Reverse Engineering Enrollment 
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse.
Jan 17-May 22, 2020
Grade(s): 3rd– 5th
Day: Friday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Imagineers (IMG) Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 13 – May 18, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Crazy Action Contraptions (CAC) – Wacky Walkers (WWW) Enrollment 
Course: Here’s your chance to be creative and a little wacky, too. We’ll be making some very “crazy and bizarre” contraptions that will truly amaze you. Your imagination can go “wild” with ideas on how to create even more complicated mechanical wonders. With motors, gears, pulleys, wheels of various sizes, and tons of other cool LEGO pieces.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): 1st-2nd
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM
 
Harvard Elementary
Rockin Robot – (REV1) REV 1 Reverse Engineering
 Enrollment 
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse.
Jan 17 – May 22, 2020
Grade(s): 3rd– 5th
Day: Friday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Imagineers (IMG) Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Crazy Action Contraptions (CAC) – Wacky Walkers (WWW) – Enrollment 
Course: Here’s your chance to be creative and a little wacky, too. We’ll be making some very “crazy and bizarre” contraptions that will truly amaze you. Your imagination can go “wild” with ideas on how to create even more complicated mechanical wonders. With motors, gears, pulleys, wheels of various sizes, and tons of other cool LEGO pieces.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): 1st-2nd
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Imagineers (IMG) Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Crazy Action Contraptions (CAC) – Wacky Walkers (WWW)Enrollment
Course: Here’s your chance to be creative and a little wacky, too. We’ll be making some very “crazy and bizarre” contraptions that will truly amaze you. Your imagination can go “wild” with ideas on how to create even more complicated mechanical wonders. With motors, gears, pulleys, wheels of various sizes, and tons of other cool LEGO pieces.
Jan 16 – May 21, 2020
Grade(s): 1st-5th
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM


Memorial Elementary
Rockin Robot – (REV1) REV 1 Reverse Engineering Enrollment 
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse.
Jan 17 – May 22, 2020
Grade(s): 3rd– 5th
Day: Friday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Imagineers (IMG) Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 13 – May 18, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Monday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Crazy Action Contraptions (CAC) – Wacky Walkers (WWW)Enrollment 
Course: Here’s your chance to be creative and a little wacky, too. We’ll be making some very “crazy and bizarre” contraptions that will truly amaze you. Your imagination can go “wild” with ideas on how to create even more complicated mechanical wonders. With motors, gears, pulleys, wheels of various sizes, and tons of other cool LEGO pieces.
Jan 13 – May 18, 2020
Grade(s): 1st– 5th
Day: Monday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

River Oaks Elementary
Imagineers (IMG)
 Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 15 – May 20, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Wednesday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

Crazy Action Contraptions (CAC) – Wacky Walkers (WWW) Enrollment 
Course: Here’s your chance to be creative and a little wacky, too. We’ll be making some very “crazy and bizarre” contraptions that will truly amaze you. Your imagination can go “wild” with ideas on how to create even more complicated mechanical wonders. With motors, gears, pulleys, wheels of various sizes, and tons of other cool LEGO pieces.
Jan 15 – May 22, 2020
Grade(s): 1st-5th
Day: Thursday
Time: 4:35 -5:35 PM

Coding Through Chaos  Enrollment 
Course: Have your robot do every wish you command in our ALL NEW coding class! Build your intergalactic robot using Lego BOOST kit. Each student will build multiple robots throughout the duration of the course. Upon completion of the robot builds, each student will learn to program the robot to conduct different tasks using the drag and drop icons on the Boost Lego software. Each team is provided a tablet to access the coding software. Each lesson or challenge must be met before the next step is achievable. Team and individual activities will be conducted to achieve your robot’s goal.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Wednesday
Time: 4:35 – 5:35 PM

Roberts Elementary 
Reverse Engineering 3 (REV3)
Dec 3 – Feb 25, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM 

Coding Like a Champ
Course: Have your robot do every wish you command in our ALL NEW coding class! Build your intergalactic robot using Lego BOOST kit. Each student will build multiple robots throughout the duration of the course. Upon completion of the robot builds, each student will learn to program the robot to conduct different tasks using the drag and drop icons on the Boost Lego software. Each team is provided a tablet to access the coding software. Each lesson or challenge must be met before the next step is achievable. Team and individual activities will be conducted to achieve your robot’s goal.
Dec 5 – Feb 27, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:00 – 4:15 PM 

TH Rogers Elementary 
Junkyard Battle Royale / Olympic Robot Games (JBR / ORG)
Course: In this class, battle-bots evaluate the potential of a rough and dangerous area before moving in permanently. Experts need you to build a variety of robots with an awesome skillset, capable of driving over any junk or obstacle and overcoming any unfamiliar elements or elevation changes in this treacherous junkyard. Use gears, structural integrity, and IR Technology to overcome the unknown. Coach your robots with wireless technology while being put to the test. Using gears, pulleys and varying degrees of traction, students will build robotic athletes. We will compete at soccer, kickball, jousting, wrestling, a MYSTERY Sport and a race across the finish line. Sportsmanship and Robotic Competition Rule!
Jan 16 – May 14 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:10 – 4:10 PM

Imagineers (IMG) 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 16 – May 14, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Thursday
Time: 3:10 – 4:10 PM

 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS – SPRING

Ascension Episcopal School
Imagineers (IMG) – Enrollment
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 28 – April 17, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Thursdays
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM

First Baptist Academy
Brick Slayers (BRS)
 – Register
Course: Join us on an adventure that requires creative thought, time management and team communication as groups build a diverse range of off-road vehicles that battle other robots, race against the clock and play tug of war! This class will discuss drive and follower gears and the various ranges of gear ratios. Here is your chance to learn which gear ratios are associated with speed or torque. Chaos and Havoc rule the day in this ruckus of Robots on the Rampage.
Jan 17 – May 22
Grades: 1st – 5th
Day: Fridays
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Imagineers (IMG)Register
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 16 – May 21, 2020
Grades: Prek – Kindergarten
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

St. Anne’s Catholic School
Imagineers (IMG) –  Register
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 21- May 5, 2020
Grade(s): PreK– Kindergarten – 2nd
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:00-3:45PM

 

 

St. Marks Episcopal School 
Olympic Robot Games (ORG) –  Enrollment 
Course: Discover how it feels to “Go for the Gold” as you and your teammates compete in a handful of sports for this class of Robotic Olympics. Each event/sport will test your robot’s structural integrity and maneuverability. At the same time, coach your robots with wireless technology while being put to the test. Using gears, pulleys and varying degrees of traction, students will build robotic athletes. We will compete at soccer, kickball, jousting, wrestling, a MYSTERY Sport and a race across the finish line. Sportsmanship and Robotic Competition Rule!
Jan 23 – May 21, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Thursdays
Time: 3:30- 4:30 PM

Imagineers (IMG) – Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 23 – May 21, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Thursdays
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM

The Fay School 
Imagineers (IMG) – Enrollment 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 13 – April 27, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Thursdays
Time: 2:45 – 3:45 PM

Rockin Robot – (REV1)  Reverse Engineering Enrollment 
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse.
Jan 13 – April 27, 2020
Grade(s): 4th – 5th
Day: Friday
Time: 3:30-4:30PM

The John Cooper School 
Reverse Engineering 1 & 2  (Rev 1 / Rev 2) – Enrollment
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse
Jan 13 – May 11, 2020
Grade(s): 3rd– 5th 
Day: Monday
Time: 3:15 – 4:30 PM

Brick Slayers (BS) – Enrollment Link
Course: Join us on an adventure that requires creative thought, time management and team communication as groups build a diverse range of off-road vehicles that battle other robots, race against the clock and play tug of war! This class will discuss drive and follower gears and the various ranges of gear ratios. Can a fast vehicle outperform a robot with lots of power? Here is your chance to learn which gear ratios are associated with speed or torque. Chaos and Havoc rule the day in this ruckus of Robots on the Rampage.
Jan 13 – May 11, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 2nd
Day: Monday
Time: 3:15 – 4:30 PM

The Kipling School 
Imagineers (IMG) – Register 
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:30 – 4:15 PM

Junkyard Battle Royal / Olympic Robotic Games (JBR/ORG) – Register 
Course: Now is the time to explore and battle in uncharted territory. In this class, battle-bots evaluate the potential of a rough and dangerous area before moving in permanently. Experts need you to build a variety of very unique robots with an awesome skillset, capable of driving over any junk or obstacle and overcoming any unfamiliar elements or elevation changes in this treacherous junkyard. Use gears, structural integrity, and IR Technology to overcome the unknown. Can your robot not only survive, but thrive in the junkyard? Discover how it feels to “Go for the Gold” as you and your teammates compete in a handful of sports for this class of Robotic Olympics. Each event/sport will test your robot’s structural integrity and maneuverability. At the same time, coach your robots with wireless technology while being put to the test. Using gears, pulleys and varying degrees of traction, students will build robotic athletes. We will compete at soccer, kickball, jousting, wrestling, a MYSTERY Sport and a race across the finish line. Sportsmanship and Robotic Competition Rule!
Jan 14 – May 19, 2020
Grade(s): 1st – 5th
Day: Tuesday
Time: 4:15 pm – 5:00 PM

CHARTER SCHOOLS

Academy of Accelerated Learning – Bellfort Campus Enrollment
EV3 – Robotics Programming
Course: EV3 – Robotics Programming for LEGO Mindstorm EV3: Students will learn how to program an EV3 Robot to move, turn, stop, control EV3 sensors (light, distance, touch), change Robot speed and direction, all of this, while learning the basics of a real world programming language – RobotC. We supply the software, EV3 Robots, laptops, and challenge boards. Students will be instructed with the following topics: • Introduction to EV3 hardware • Introduction to programming • Movement – EV3 Forward/Backward/Turning • Encoders – Lego Motors • Control Structures (while, for, if, repeat, case) • Variables and functions • Sensing – Touch, Ultrasonic • Light Sensor/Line Tracking • Debugging.
Grade(s): 5th – 6th
Day: Wednesday & Thursday
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Academy of Accelerated Learning – Chimney Rock Campus Enrollment
EV3 – Robotics Programming
Course: EV3 – Robotics Programming for LEGO Mindstorm EV3: Students will learn how to program an EV3 Robot to move, turn, stop, control EV3 sensors (light, distance, touch), change Robot speed and direction, all of this, while learning the basics of a real world programming language – RobotC. We supply the software, EV3 Robots, laptops, and challenge boards. Students will be instructed with the following topics: • Introduction to EV3 hardware • Introduction to programming • Movement – EV3 Forward/Backward/Turning • Encoders – Lego Motors • Control Structures (while, for, if, repeat, case) • Variables and functions • Sensing – Touch, Ultrasonic • Light Sensor/Line Tracking • Debugging.
Grade(s): 5th – 6th
Day: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM

 

BriarMeadow Charter School 
JunkYard Royale / Olympic Robot Games (JBR/OLY)Register
Course: Now is the time to explore and battle in uncharted territory. In this class, battle-bots evaluate the potential of a rough and dangerous area before moving in permanently. Experts need you to build a variety of very unique robots with an awesome skillset, capable of driving over any junk or obstacle and overcoming any unfamiliar elements or elevation changes in this treacherous junkyard. Use gears, structural integrity, and IR Technology to overcome the unknown. Can your robot not only survive, but thrive in the junkyard? Discover how it feels to “Go for the Gold” as you and your teammates compete in a handful of sports for this class of Robotic Olympics. Each event/sport will test your robot’s structural integrity and maneuverability. At the same time, coach your robots with wireless technology while being put to the test. Using gears, pulleys and varying degrees of traction, students will build robotic athletes. We will compete at soccer, kickball, jousting, wrestling, a MYSTERY Sport and a race across the finish line. Sportsmanship and Robotic Competition Rule!
Jan 17 – May 15, 2020
Grade: 1st – 5th
Day: Friday
Time: 3:30 -4:30 PM

Imagineers (IMG) – Register
Course: In the Imagineers program, students are tasked with structured building. Learning how to put pieces together to create a structure, whether it be a car, house, bridge, etc. Structural Integrity is an important part of the Imagineers curriculum. Become the architect of your dreams in our Imagineers program. The possibilities are endless.
Jan 17 – May 15
Grade(s): PreK – Kindergarten
Day: Fridays
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM

PARTNERING SCHOOLS 

City of Bellaire
Brick Slayers (BS) – Enrollment 
Course: Join us on an adventure that requires creative thought, time management and team communication as groups build a diverse range of off-road vehicles that battle other robots, race against the clock and play tug of war! This class will discuss drive and follower gears and the various ranges of gear ratios. Here is your chance to learn which gear ratios are associated with speed or torque. Chaos and Havoc rule the day in this ruckus of Robots on the Rampage.
Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020
Grade: 1st – 3rd
Day: Thursday & Friday
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Rockin Robot Reverse Engineering (REV) Enrollment 
Course: Want your robot to do the robot? Ever seen a robot do the worm?  In the “Rockin Robot” class, explore the different ways you can make your robot move, vibrate, and “dance”. No need for step by step instructions here. Find the pieces of the “puzzle” and put them together to recreate the robot shown in the picture. Moonwalk your way to the future by thinking in reverse.
Dec. 5, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020
Grade: 4th – 5th
Day: Thursday & Friday
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 PM