T-Botz Tue – Term 2 2023

Both our classes are 1 hour and run at the same time:

β-Botz (Beta-Botz)

Please Note: Since Term 2 for many schools start on Wed 26th April, our first lesson will be in Week 2 – Tue 2nd May
Students are grouped into pairs and progress together through the various 10-week lessons:

  • 01 Introduction – Students complete the introductory projects, learning about Milo the Science Rover before progressing on to the first Guided Projects.
  • 02 Guided Projects 1 – Students complete several Guided Projects including building and programming a frog that metamorphs through its various stages.
  • 03 Guided Projects 2 – Students complete several more Guided Projects including building a Luna Rover that moves forward and turns using a single motor.Luna Rover
  • 04 Open Projects 1 – Students complete the last guided projects before progressing onto completing Open Projects like the Animal Expression.
  • 05 Open Projects 2 – Students complete more Open Projects like Space Exploration and Cleaning The Ocean.
    • 06 Open Projects 3 – Students complete more Open Projects like Moving Materials and Emotional Design.
    • 07 Open Projects 4 – Students complete the last Open Projects before progressing onto CityCAMP Projects Mine Railway and Pump.
      • 08 Scratch City 1 – Students are introduced to Scratch 3.0 and use it to make robots like the Windmill and Deep Sea Explorer that improve life in a modern city.
      • 09 Scratch City 2 – Students continue to make Scratch 3.0 robots like the Airplane, Helicopter, and Firetruck that improve life in a modern city.
      • 10 Scratch City 3 – Students complete the Scratch 3.0 City projects and start using Scratch to program the Star Projects like the Satelite and Astronomical Model that take us to the stars!
      • 11 Scratch Star 1 – Students complete Scratch 3.0 Star Projects like the Space Battle and Mars Rover to explore how robots take us to the stars.

ζ-Botz (Zeta-Botz)

Please Note: Since Term 2 for many schools start on Wed 26th April, our first lesson will be in Week 2 – Tue 2nd May
Our ζ-Botz (Zeta-Botz) class runs at the same time as the Beta-Botz classes. Students are grouped into pairs and progress together through various projects.  All are welcome!

  • 01 Introduction – The children will learn and master the Scratch 3 programming interface and be introduced to Python as well.
  • 02 Life Hacks – Children create a breakdancer, a personal trainer that counts, a life hack that helps you see the wind, and much more.
  • 03 Cargo Connect℠ Challenge – In 2021 we participated in the FIRST® LEGO® League Cargo Connect℠ Challenge and managed to make the National Championships!
  • 04 Kickstart a Business – Children develop computational thinking skills including decomposing a problem, debugging programs, recognizing patterns, and much more.
  • 05 Training Trackers – Children develop models to help understand the relationship between different types of energy (metabolic, potential, and kinetic).
  • 06 SUPERPOWERED℠ Challenge – In 2022 we participated in the FIRST® LEGO® League SUPERPOWERED℠ Challenge.
  • 07 Python – Playing Games with Simple Conditions – Children use Python to develop different games using simple conditions with builds like a Robotic Hand, Kiki the Dog, and the Table Top Game.
  • 08 Python – Testing for Bugs and Using Functions –  Explore problems in hardware and programming and troubleshoot these issues. Also, create and use functions – Blocks of code in Python that can be reused multiple times in a program.
Please note that children need to bring their own device to program the robots, either a:
Windows laptop with Bluetooth 4.0+ running Windows 10 version 1803+
Mac laptop with Bluetooth 4.0+ running Mojave 10.14+
iPad / iPad mini running iOS 11+
Android Tablet with Bluetooth 4.0+ running Android 7.0+
For more information review the WeDo 2.0 Software Requirements (off-site link) for Beta-Botz (PrePrimary – Year 3+) and the  SPIKE™ Prime Software Requirements (off-site link) for Zeta-Botz (Year 4 – Year 8+)
FIRST® LEGO® League, WeDo, SPIKE™, CARGO CONNECT℠ , and SUPERPOWERED℠ are jointly-held trademarks of FIRST® (www.firstinspires.org) and the LEGO Group of companies that do not sponsor, authorize or endorse this activity, product, or service.

Also, Note:

  • We are continuing to use the renovated Bull Creek Community Centre.
  • If you are enrolling children in both the Beta-Botz and Zeta-Botz classes, we now use a single form for both.
  • Concession discounts are available – See FAQ for more information.
  • In the unlikely event that there are insufficient numbers, our classes may be cancelled at our discretion with a full refund.
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  • No Week 1 - Start in Week 2
     April 25, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 2
     May 2, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 3
     May 9, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 4
     May 16, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 5
     May 23, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 6
     May 30, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 7
     June 6, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 8
     June 13, 2023
     3:55 pm - 4:55 pm
  • Week 9
     June 20, 2023
     3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Week 10
     June 27, 2023
     3:55 pm - 4:55 pm


24 Leichhardt Street, Bull Creek, Western Australia, 6149, Australia