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Build and Battle Robotics Workshop


Hawaiian’s Forrestfield together with the Barking Gecko Theatre Company will come alive these school holidays to present Build and Battle Robotic Workshops. Running from Tuesday 23 April to Sunday 28 April (excluding ANZAC Day).

Designed to ignite curiosity and allow kids to develop their engineering skills, workshop participants will design and build a battle suit for a sumo-wrestling robot and test their designs in an epic robot battle. Children will learn how robots understand and navigate the world around them, be introduced to programmatic thinking and the foundations of computer programming.

The Build and Battle Robotic Workshop sessions are as follows:

Tuesday 23 April – Saturday 27 April (excluding Thursday)

  • 10am – 10:45am
  • 11am – 11:45am
  • 12pm - 12:45pm 

Sunday 28 April

  • 11:30am – 12:15pm
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm
  • 1:30pm - 2:15pm 

Children aged from 6 – 12 are invited to participate.  Visit www.facebook.com/HawaiiansForrestfield/ to register.

The Build and Battle Robotic Workshops are Inspired by Barking Gecko Theatre’s upcoming ‘My Robot’ play in the July school holidays, a story about the power of friendship that illustrates the similarities between humans and robots: that we are all made up of different experiences and parts that makes each person unique.

‘My Robot’ will be performed at the State Theatre Centre of WA from the 1- 14 July 2019. For more information and tickets https://barkinggecko.com.au/play/my-robot/