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11 June 2022

Robotics Workshop with Professor Peter Redmond

  • Workshop

Join Professor Peter Redmond for a fun, interactive two-hour robotics workshops, suitable for ages 10–14.

Peter is an inventor, engineer, scientist and robotics guru. His career spans the fields of real science and the world of TV and movies.

In science fiction, Peter has consulted on or created amazing special effects and props for movies and TV such as Top Gear, Robot Wars, Scrapheap Challenge, Vikings, Winx, Big Life Fix, Four Kids and It and many more.

In real science research, he has created award-winning robots, patented avionics aircraft systems and lectured 3D Machine Vision and Augmented Reality at Trinity College Dublin. He is currently researching blended human/robotics control in DCU and Maynooth University.

The workshop will cover:

An introduction to micro-controllers, motors, sensors, and other building parts
Making of basic robots
Basic coding
Perform a challenge 
maze navigation

This workshop will help develop:

Problem-solving skills
Troubleshooting skills
Creative skills – invention and innovation
Coding and programming skills
Developing logical thinking
Research skills
Collaboration skills and teamwork

The workshop is free but places are limited so booking is essential.

Book your place here

Venue

Kildare Town Community Library
Kildare Town Centre
Claregate Street
Kildare
Co. Kildare
R51 P403

11 Jun 2022

2.30PM - 4.30PM

Age range

9-12

13+