STEM Club – Lego vending machines!

Today was the last day of STEM club’s challenge to build Lego vending machines, some of which were purely mechanical and some of which used Lego Mindstorms robotics.

STEM Club – Vending machines!

STEM club have spent the last few weeks building vending machines using Lego Technic and Lego Mindstorms parts. Here is a short video showing one of the machines dispensing a sweet when a coin is detected:

STEM Club – Robot Wars!

Today at lunchtime two of our STEM Club Robot Wars teams were testing their Lego Mindstorms robots against each other…

Another successful Lego Mindstorms robotics mission!

A couple of STEM Club members managed to achieve another successful mission with the Lego Mindstorms robotics challenges this afternoon – well done to them!

STEM Club – Today’s Lego Mindstorms robotics video…

Yet another “almost but not quite there” moment for the STEM club members trying to achieve one of the missions on the First Lego League challenge board today:

STEM Club – Another “nearly but not quite there” Lego Mindstorms moment!

Here’s a video of one of today’s STEM Club Lego Mindstorms robotics challenges in progress, though as you can see it didn’t quite work this time…

STEM Club – Oh so close with today’s Lego Mindstorms challenge…

Here’s a video of one of the STEM Club’s Lego Mindstorms robotics missions today – Almost there but not quite!

STEM Club – Another successful Lego Mindstorms mission!

Another success for the STEM club – Here’s a video of their Lego Mindstorms robot completing the well mission!

STEM Club – Lego Mindstorms Robotics

Here’s a video of one of the STEM club team’s Lego Mindstorms robots successfully retrieving the broken water pipe, worth 20 points!

This term’s clubs

Glee club:takes place on Monday every week, from 15:15-16:15. It is a club where people sing and dance.

Makaton club:takes place on Wednesdays from12:30-12:50.  It is a signing language used by people who have difficulty communicating.

Cross country :takes place on Thursdays from 12:30-13:00. It’s when people run around Dunblane.

Girls football :takes place on Thursdays from 15:15-16:15.

STEM (Science Technology Engineering Maths) club p5-7: takes place on Friday lunchtime from 12:30-13:15. We do lego mindstorm programming to get ready for the First Lego League, Hydro Dynamics.

Badminton club: takes place on Fridays from 8:30-9:00.