Workshop

Robot Waste Warriors

Let’s explore the importance of sustainable waste management and how technology and robots can help us sort and manage our waste.

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What if robots could help us make the world a cleaner place?

The Robot Waste Warriors workshop explores the importance of sustainable waste management and how technology and robots can help us to effectively sort and manage our waste and redirect it from the landfill. During this workshop, children will also learn how to program Lego Mindstorms robots to retrieve waste items from the Terra floor map.

Date

Mon - Fri

Duration

45 min

Price

AED 700 (Incl. VAT) per school group (15 to 30 students)

Recommended age

12 - 15

Location

Terra - The Sustainability Pavilion, Sustainability District

Interests

  • Family-friendly
  • Innovation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Workshops
  • Science
  • Robotics
  • STEM/STEAM

Learning Objectives

This workshop will help students understand...

  • That a large proportion of the waste we generate ends up in landfill
  • What landfill is and the negative impacts it has on the environment
  • That through better sorting and managing of our waste we can divert waste from landfill
  • How Expo City redirects their waste from landfill using a closed-loop system
  • Specific ways technology can support sustainability and help us reduce our
  • environmental impact

Students will feel.…

  • Inspired by the sustainable systems in place at Expo City and compelled to recycle, repurpose
  • and reuse waste where possible
  • Encouraged to act more consciously when it comes to throwing waste away
  • Inspired by the positive role technology can play in sustainability
  • Inspired to further explore the world of programming and robotics outside of the Pavilion

Location

Located in the Sustainability District, between Sidr and Mangrove Avenue

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