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Robotics

University of Idaho Extension Robotics

Physical Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street Ste. #22
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4603

Email: rbaumgartner@uidaho.edu

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About University of Idaho Extension 4-H Robotics

Vision

The Vision of UI Extension 4-H Robotics is for all Idaho youth to have opportunities to experience the excitement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by taking on real-world challenges through high-quality, age-appropriate activities.

Mission

To promote, support and manage a K–12 continuum of interconnected programs that engage Idaho students in authentic, meaningful and high quality STEM activities. UI Extension 4-H Robotics pursues this mission through developmentally-appropriate programs including:

Non-Competitive 4-H Programs

  • Junk Drawer Robotics (Levels 1-3)
  • Computer Science and Coding with Scratch (Levels 1-3)
  • LEGO EV3 Robotics
  • National Youth Science day Activities

Competitive FIRST Robotics Programs

  • FIRST LEGO League Jr
  • FIRST LEGO League
  • FIRST Tech Challenge

Goals

  • Increase the number of Idaho students in the STEM Pipeline
  • Increase the number of Idaho students who pursue higher education in Science and Engineering fields
  • Help Idaho students develop critical life skills, including communication, collaboration, planning, organizing, time management, problem solving, and social skills.
  • Increase Idaho students’ knowledge and skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

FIRST®, FIRST® Robotics Competition, FRC®, FIRST® Tech Challenge, and FTC®, are registered trademarks of FIRST® (www.firstinspires.org). © 2010 The United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®). Used by special permission. All rights reserved.

Robin Baumgartner

Science Programs Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development

U of I Boise Water Center, Suite 220

208-364-4603

rbaumgartner@uidaho.edu

Robotics

University of Idaho Extension Robotics

Physical Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street Ste. #22
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4603

Email: rbaumgartner@uidaho.edu

4-H Robotics map