Robotics

Program Contact: Julie Sorensen, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 962-7507 • jjsorens@wsu.edu

Future engineer in the making? 4-H has developed a comprehensive robotics program to inspire young people and develop an early interest in robotics engineering and technology. This new program is part of 4-H’s bold goal to engage one million new young people in science by the year 2013 and to address a declining trend in our nation’s science, engineering, mathematics, and technology workforce. 4-H’s objectives for robotics are:

  • build an understanding of basic science concepts related to robotics
  • apply the processes of scientific inquiry and engineering design
  • learn about robotics arms, hands, etc.
  • learn about moving, power transfer, and locomotion
  • learn about the connection mechanisms and electronic elements

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Local Robotics Clubs:

**Contact the Kittitas County Extension Office for more information