Digital Sciences Electives at Reedy Creek
Robotics and Mechatronics 1: Learn and practice the fundamentals of robot operation and programming, including the study of basic electrical concepts and components, sensors that provide data to robots, and programming techniques to control robot behavior.
Robotics and Mechatronics 2: Continue to expand your knowledge of electronic circuits and devices, with Arduino microcontrollers and Raspberry Pi mini-computers, and practice using these with robots, smart devices, and other applications. Gain experience with different software for these devices, and discover the Internet of Things. (Prerequisite: Robotics and Mechatronics 1)
Robotics and Mechatronics 3: Explore ways to use the Arduino microcontroller and Raspberry Pi mini-computer in more complex projects, and begin your study of biomedical engineering and drone technology. (Prerequisite: Robotics and Mechatronics 2)
Bits & Bytes: Through hands-on activities and investigations, learn the foundations of computer science and computational thinking, including binary numbers, non-linear problem solving, algorithms, artificial intelligence, image types, and how humans interface with computers.
Emerging Technologies: In today’s world, new technologies are constantly being created. Learn what emergent technology is and develop skills to keep pace with a rapidly changing technological society. Topics include networking, app development, sustainable technology, and an investigation of tech-related social issues.