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Great Ball Contraption - Build Day 1

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Date:  Thu 23rd May, 2019

Location: Te Manawa

Let your primary/intermediate students be part of the amazing Great Ball Contraption Project and build their own Great Ball Contraption Module(s)

10 FREE loan kits available to primary and intermediate schools from Manawatu and Rangitikei Regions who do not have a VEX IQ robotics kit, valued at $600.00 (conditions apply, see below). Schools who have their own VEX IQ robotics kits can bring their kits to build their modules and join the Great Ball Contraption.

Schedule
09:00 Welcome
09:30 Explore Robotics kits and build basic machines
10:30 Morning Break (Bring your own snacks)
11:00 Start designing your Great Ball Contraption Modules
12:30 Lunch (BYO or visit cafes in George Street)
13:30 Build your Great Ball Contraption Modules
14:30 Show and tell
15:00 Finish

Conditions for Free VEX IQ Robotics Super Kit
• Schools need to be located in the Manawatu/Rangitikei Region
• Schools do not currently have a VEX IQ Robotics kit
• Schools agree to participate in Great Ball Contraption Build Day and Assembly/Show Day
• Schools agree to register a team ( approx $225/145) for the 2019-2020 VEX IQ Challenge