Robotics 3: Showcasing Robots

  1. Learn about robotics events
  2. Hold a mini robotics event
  3. Give a presentation about your robotics activities
  4. Find out about robotics career opportunities
  5. See robot makers and robots in action

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to share your robot designs with the world.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Robotics 2: Programming Robots

To help you understand how robots work, learn about the parts that make up a robot. Get started by making a simple motorized robot to see how robot parts work together. Then practice coding robots, using important programming concepts, like functions and loops.

  1. Learn about robots
  2. Build a robot model: motorized robot
  3. Explore the way robotics systems work together
  4. Learn about programming
  5. Write a program for a robot

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand how robots work and how to control them.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Robotics 1: Designing Robots

Explore the Design Thinking Process as you build a model of a social robot that can make life better for others. Decide on a challenge, brainstorm solutions, plan, build a prototype, and test it to see how well it meets the needs it is designed to address.

  1. Pick a challenge
  2. Explore possible solutions
  3. Plan your prototype
  4. Build a prototype
  5. Get feedback on your robot

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to design a robot and build a prototype.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Eco Advocate

  1. Learn what eco advocates do
  2. Find an issue you’re passionate about
  3. Come up with a solution
  4. Advocate for your issue
  5. Teach others how to advocate for your cause

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned how to advocate for environmental issues concerning nature.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

College Knowledge

  1. Explore your options
  2. Start the admissions process
  3. Make a financial plan
  4. Get set for success
  5. Build healthy habits

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand the steps in the college admissions process and be prepared to attend the school of your choice.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.