Coding Club – Week 9 – Term 3

Marion PasiniCoding Club, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

You are invited to attend the End of Term Sumo Wrestling Robot Challenge presented to you by the students of the after school Coding Club.  When:-           Wednesday 20 September 2017  Time:-            4.10pm to 4.30pm  Where:-         Year 6 Classroom.  Please come along and see the presentation of Term 3 work that your child have been discovering and creating during Coding Club.

Coding Club – Week 7 – Term 3

Marion PasiniLearning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 7 of Coding Club involved the students finishing this term’s main project, a M&M sorter. The M&M sorters are capable of scanning the colour of an object and communicating this information to a latch connected to a medium motor, moving in different directions depending on the colour detected. The M&M sorter consisted of a conveyor belt, a latch and … Read More

Coding Club Week 6

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

During Week 6 of Coding Club, the students completed their coding by colour sensors and began to put the final touches on this Term’s project – a robotic M&M sorter. In order to finish programming the colour sensor, the students used the ‘loop’, ‘switch’ and ‘wait’ functions. The final testing process taught the students a valuable lesson about the troubleshooting … Read More

Coding Club – Week 5 Term 3

Marion PasiniGeneral News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 5 of the Coding Club really put our students coding skills to the test! This week the students had the task of building and programming a colour sensor that can detect the colour of an object and use this information to give instructions to different motors. The main function the students learnt to use was the ‘switch’ block, a … Read More

Coding Club – Week 4 Term 3

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 4 of Coding Club was our most challenging week to date with students programming their conveyor belts as well as designing and building a latch which will sort the M&Ms. The students discovered how to use the ‘loop’ and ‘wait’ functions in the EV3 programming software, two of the most important  coding blocks for any good program. The building of the … Read More

Coding Club – Week 3 Term 3

Marion PasiniCommunity News, General News, Learning Information, News, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

This is Week 3 of the St Maria Goretti Coding Club and was our most productive lesson yet! All students completed construction of a fully functional conveyor belt, as well as adding their own personal modifications to their robots. The students also created a plan for how they will program their conveyor belt, discussing as a team how they wanted the program … Read More

Coding Club

Marion PasiniYear 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 2 of the Coding Club was our first building based lesson with students learning about how conveyor belts work and then proceeding to make their own. The conveyor belt will be the main base for this term’s project, a robot M&M sorter! Creating the conveyor belt taught the students about how a motor and different types of gears can … Read More