Make a Ticklish Robot!

Workshop by Jasmine Florentine 🎟

Sunday from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Workshop 5 (Maths)

This workshop has the following content notes:
Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult, and both must have a ticket for this workshop

Make a paper robot that waves its arms with laughter when you tickle its feet, and learn a bit about physical computing in the process! During the workshop you'll... -Cut and fold the parts for the robot from paper -Connect the servo that drives the robot's arms to the BBC micro:bit -Program the micro:bit using block code -Decorate your robot to give it a personality Whether you're completely new to robotics or an expert, this is a chance to have some fun blending art with engineering, and to be inspired by how household materials like paper can be combined with simple electronics to build fully functional robots. You can either borrow a micro:bit for the duration of the workshop or bring your own. Note that if you borrow a micro:bit, you'll be able to keep your robot but you'll need to supply your own micro:bit at home to get it back up and running. Example of the robot in action:

Attending this workshop will cost Free
Suitable age range 8+
Attendees should bring Laptops. Optional: micro-USB cable, micro:bit

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