Approx Cost:
$30.00
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Students will be expected to have their own earphones.

This is an advanced course and students will need to be good abstract and logical thinkers. This will mean that they have good mathematical ability, particularly in algebra and problem solving. Year 9 Mathematics and Science achievement will be considered before a student is accepted into this course.

Course Outline:

This course aims to:

  • Develop an understanding of the functioning of electronic components
  • Ability to correctly construct an electronic circuit
  • Develop an understanding of programming languages and their use in designing robotic applications
  • Develop skills and techniques in organising, designing and managing resources involved in solving Electronic Technology problems
  • Develop team management and communication skills
  • Develop an understanding of the ethics involved in robotics and artificial intelligence
  • Build a robot and test that it is fit for the purpose
Assessment:

Assessment is by means of practical and written work, using a project based approach

Where Does It Lead:

Year 11 Electrical Technology or DTP101

For further information see:
Mrs R Davey or Mr L Yang