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NEW VEX FREE CLASSROOM COURSE - VIRTUAL MISSIONS

We are happy to announce the launch of our first VEX® Classroom Course; Virtual Missions VEXCode VR Edition.


Course Introduction:

Virtual Missions - VEXCode VR Edition is a free classroom course by Robots Got Talents™ - RGT, for elementary and middle school students. Throughout this course/curriculum, students will use the VEX® online virtual simulator and VEXCode blocks to learn the basics of robotics and programming, all through five lessons and 23 exercises.



ROBOSPORTS STUDENT ZONE

  • Student Guide: A topic-by-topic Interactive guide used by the students to guide them throughout the course and assist the course presenters in the teaching process. Virtual Missions - VEX Edition student guide includes guides, projects, tutorials, and 23 programming activities, following DLB.T+P System.


ROBOSPORTS TEACHER ZONE

  • Teacher Zone Includes certificate templates, advertising materials, lesson plan, teacher guides, student handouts, RoboApp QR codes and classroom quizzes.


Course Preview:



To use the course in your classroom, fill up the course hosting form and within 48 hours you will receive your login passcodes, which will give you access to the course student & teacher zones.


 

MORE ABOUT VEXCODE VR:



VEX Robotics has long been at the forefront of robotics education, providing students and educators with innovative tools to explore the realms of engineering, programming, and problem-solving. Among its arsenal of educational resources, VEXCode VR stands out as a versatile and powerful platform for learning robotics principles in a virtual environment.


Here are several compelling reasons why you should consider using VEXCode VR and its virtual robot counterpart:


  • Accessibility: One of the primary advantages of VEXCode VR is its accessibility. With a virtual robot, students can engage in robotics education regardless of their physical location or access to hardware. This opens up opportunities for learning in schools with limited resources, remote learning environments, or even at home.

  • Cost-effectiveness: Building and maintaining a physical robot can be expensive. VEXCode VR eliminates the need for purchasing hardware components, making it a cost-effective solution for schools and educators working within budget constraints. It allows students to focus solely on programming and problem-solving without worrying about equipment costs.

  • Versatility: The virtual robot in VEXCode VR is equipped with a wide range of sensors and actuators, mirroring the capabilities of real-world VEX robotics kits. From motors with encoders to color sensors and electromagnets, students have access to a comprehensive set of tools for building and programming virtual robots. This versatility enables them to explore various robotic concepts and applications.

  • Interactive Simulations: VEXCode VR provides interactive simulations that mimic real-world physics and environments. Students can test their programs in a virtual space, observing how their robot behaves and iteratively refining their code to achieve desired outcomes. This hands-on experience enhances learning by allowing students to experiment and troubleshoot in a safe and engaging environment.

  • Cross-disciplinary Learning: Robotics education inherently integrates concepts from STEM disciplines, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. VEXCode VR promotes cross-disciplinary learning by encouraging students to apply mathematical concepts in programming, understand scientific principles behind sensor technologies, and utilize engineering principles to design efficient robotic solutions.

  • Problem-solving Skills: Robotics presents students with complex challenges that require critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills to overcome. VEXCode VR fosters the development of these skills by immersing students in real-world robotics scenarios, where they must devise strategies, debug code, and adapt their approach based on feedback from their virtual robot.


In conclusion, VEXCode VR offers a compelling platform for robotics education, enabling students to learn, experiment, and innovate in a virtual environment. Whether used in classrooms, after-school programs, or individual learning settings, VEXCode VR empowers students to explore the exciting world of robotics with ease and accessibility.

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