What Are We Planning?
If meeting has already been recorded, the title will be a link to the Youtube video.
- 9/5/2020 – Who Are We? + Student Intros
Team rules, who we are, how we operate, and more!
- 9/12/2020 – 3D Printing
Where and why to use 3D printing, where it’s used in industry, additive manufacturing, slicing software, and public CAD repositories.
- 9/19/2020 – CAD I
What CAD is, what Onshape is, Extruding, Filleting, MKCAD, Importing, how to make basic parts, and the importance of naming conventions.
- 9/26/2020 – Programming (Java) I
You’ll learn about the basics of Java, including classes, variables, and naming conventions. We’ll also show you how to use Codecademy so you can practice on your own.
- 10/3/2020 – CAD II
We’ll be talking about pocketing, Onshape files, getting files ready for the laser cutter, going more in-depth with Part Studios and Assemblies, and review concepts covered in the last CAD lesson.
CADing With Kaia Mini Lessons
Editing in Context
Final Touches (Bolts, materials, colors, etc.)
- 10/10/2020 – Engineering Design Process
Mr. McKee and Mr. McKeever will talk about how the Engineering Design Process works and its importance, as well as how it works on the team.
- 10/17/2020 – Electrical I
Electrical design, power and signals, methods, crimping, wiring basics including insertion and pull testing, integration onto the robot, and troubleshooting.
- 10/24/2020 – Adobe Photoshop
Layering, selection tools, texts, brochure and flyer basics, and maybe even a fun little project at the end.
- 10/31/2020 – Grants and Chairman’s
Organizing information and writing compelling presentations.
- 11/7/2020 – Intro to CNC
What CNC means, the different kinds of CNC machines, and how they work.
- 11/14/2020 – Mechanical Assembly
Gears, bolts, motors, and engineering calculators.
- 11/21/2020 – Programming (Java) II
- 12/5/2020 – An Overview of Gaining Sponsors
- 12/12/2020 – Kickoff Overview and Season Overview
How to read the manual as well as prioritize so we can start designing.
- 12/19/2020 – Scouting
You’ll learn the basics of scouting while we show and comment on past match videos.