Holiday Rescue Maker Camp

A hands on tech experience for kids

Hosted by: UTB, PB TECH & MOTAT

Date: 14th & 15th of January 2021.
Time: 10AM – 2PM.

Location & Venue: MOTAT Hanger,
805 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand

$39/day (PB Tech sponsored)

Who Is This
Holiday Camp For?

What's On?

Venue: Motat Hanger, Auckland

Times

Land Rescue: Day One

Air Rescue: Day Two

10am - 2:00pm
(Lunch at 12:30pm)

Meet real life Fire Department workers and see all their gear.

Experience a real world fire emergency.

Get hands on and design your own STEM robotics solution for a rescue challenge.

Meet real life Air Rescue Personal and see what they do to serve our community from the air.

Get hands on with real drones and design a solution to an 'Air Rescue' challenge using coding and robotics.

Times

Land Rescue:
Day One

Air Rescue:
Day Two

10am - 2:00pm
(Lunch at 12:30pm)

Meet real life Fire Department workers and see all their gear.

Experience a real world fire emergency.

Get hands on and design your own STEM robotics solution for a rescue challenge.

Meet real life Air Rescue Personal and see what they do to serve our community from the air.

Get hands on with real drones and design a solution to an 'Air Rescue' challenge using coding and robotics.

10:30am

Forming teams of 3
Team building games

Forming teams of 3 (Makeblock team, Tello Team)
Team building games

11am

Morning Tea

11:15am

Challenge 1:
Building your MBot Rescue Craft
- Assemble MBot
- Design and build a device to transport ‘refugees’

Challenge 1:
Tello basics
- How to code demo and practice
- How to connect Tello / makeblock and automate flight
- How to fly manually with iPad controls

12:30pm

Lunch

12:50pm

Challenge 2:
Navigation
- Automate your Rescue craft to navigate a course that delivers your ‘refugees’ to safety

Challenge 2:
Navigation
- Automate through a course to collect the injured person
- Manually fly them back to base.

1:30pm

Showcase: Teams demonstrate their automation one by one.
- Prizes for team work, achievement, creativity

Showcase: Teams demonstrate their automation one by one.
- Prizes for team work, achievement, creativity

1:55pm

Pack up, debrief activity then home

Pack up, debrief activity. Attendee loot bags handed out and home

Meet your Trainer: Mark

Mark is a digital learning specialist and a full-time trainer at Using Technology Better. Based in New Zealand with over 10 years experience as a digital learning leader in schools, Mark understands what it takes to structure digital learning programmes that flow. He is known for demonstrating creative learning approaches for maximum learning outcomes.

 

Mark is an Apple Learning Specialist, a Google Certified Educator, and experienced with STEM education initiatives and strategies for the new digital curriculum for schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. If registering 3 or more teachers from your school, use the code utb3off to receive a 10% discount. If registering 5 or more teachers, use the code utb5off to receive a 20% discount 

Yes. The Boot Camp is fast-paced and pitched at educators who already use and are familiar with common G Suite for Education tools.

Morning tea and lunch are provided. After you register we will ask you about any dietary requirements.

You bet! Please bring a charged laptop or Chromebook with you. This is essential as you won’t be able to take the test on a tablet.

After you register we will email you all the information you need for the day, including an invoice or receipt and information on letting us know about any dietary requirements.  

We will also send you instructions on how to register to take the exam.

Holiday Rescue Maker Camp

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