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May 5-9, 2014

The Smart Green Home of Learning

Welcome to engineering! This “home of learning” provides you with an opportunity to experience the exciting field of Sustainable Engineering, a gate to a fast-paced and rewarding career. If you decide to attend this course, you will be exploring a domain of discovery, creativity, and fun while being taught by academic and industry professionals and at the same time gaining hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technologies. You will learn how to build smart and green technologies using sensors, motors, and robots in order to create sustainable homes and communities. More information about the course may be found at: www.g9toengineering.com and www.greenengineers.ca.

May 7-10, 2012

Robots and Green Engineering Things

Location 1: SITE G0103

Location 2: CBYB04

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa

800 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

 

SYLLABUS OF THE ENRICHMENT COURSE (ENGLISH SECTION)

Day

Morning (9:00-12:00)

Afternoon (13:00-14:45)

 

Saturday

 

Meeting students and parents in the classroom and visiting the lab.

Monday

Location: SITE G0103

Introduction to Engineering

Introduction to Robotics

Enjoy your Time with Mo The Robot

Location: SITE G0103

Green Technologies for Green Communities

Technologies Vertes pour les Communautes Vertes

Introduction to Enrichment Competitions

Tuesday

Location: CBYB402

Competition: Building the Green Global Village

Location: CBYB402

Competition: Building the Green Global Village

Wednesday

Location: CBY B04

Robotic contest organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Location: CBY B04

Robotic contest organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Thursday

Green Energy Demonstrations at Lees Campus

Cryomagic Session: Alumni Theatre at the University Center.

Friday

Visiting Energy: Power to Choose at  to the Museum of Science and Technology. See the Interactive Human Hamster Wheel built by uOttawa students.

General Closing Session

 

 

TABLE SYLLABUS DU COURS D’ENRICHISSEMENT (FRENCH SECTION)

Day

Morning (9:00-12:00)

Afternoon (13:00-14:45)

 

Saturday

 

Organisateurs: auteurs et étudiants en ingénierie.

Rencontre avec les étudiants et leurs parents dans la salle de classe; visite des laboratoires et du campus.

Monday

Location: SITE G0103

Introduction to Engineering

Introduction to Robotics

Enjoy your Time with Mo The Robot

Location: SITE G0103

Technologies Vertes pour les Communautes Vertes

Introduction to Enrichment Competitions

Tuesday

Location: CBY B04

Organisateurs: ingénieurs étudiants. Concours de construction de robots organisée et jugée par les étudiants ingénieurs. Activité de groupe.

Location: CBY B04

Organisateurs: ingénieurs étudiants. Concours de construction de robots organisée et jugée par les étudiants ingénieurs. Activité de groupe.

Wednesday

Green Energy Demonstrations at Lees Campus

Spectacle: “Cryomagie”.: Alumni Theatre at the University Center.

Thursday

Location: CBYB402

Competition: Building the Green Global Village

Location: CBYB402

Competition: Building the Green Global Village

Friday

Visiting Energy: Power to Choose at  to the Museum of Science and Technology. See the Interactive Human Hamster Wheel built by uOttawa students.

General Closing Session at SITE G0103

 

 

See our 2012 Videos

 

Mo The Robot

 

 

The Turning Wheel

 

 

 

 

 

May 2-6, 2011

 

Robots and Green Engineering Things

Location 1: Room SITE G0103

Location 2: Lab CBY B04

School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa

800 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

 

SYLLABUS OF THE ENRICHMENT COURSE

Day

Morning

Afternoon

 

Saturday

 

Organizers: teachers and engineering students.

Meeting students and parents in the classroom and visiting the lab.

Monday

Location: SITE G0103

Introduction to engineering

Introduction to Green Energy

Introduction to Enrichment Competition

Location: CBYB402

Learn about Electric Machines (Hands-on Session)

Tuesday

Location: SITE G0103

Presentation of Engineering Students Projects

Location: CBYB402

Renewable Energy Kits (Hands-on Session)

Wednesday

Location: CBY B04

Robotic contests organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Location: CBY B04

Robotic contests organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Thursday

Green Energy Demonstrations

Cryomagic Session at the University Center.

Friday

Visit

Enrichment Competition

Oral; Video; Poster on any topic of interest but with engineering content!

 

 

May 4-8, 2009

 

Robots to Play ... Robots to Learn!

 

SYLLABUS OF THE ENRICHMENT COURSE

Day

Morning

Afternoon

 

Saturday

 

Organizers: teachers and engineering students.

Meeting students and parents in the classroom and visiting the lab.

Theme: How parents can help children with career decision-making? Do you think this event will be important in later job decisions.

Monday

Instructor: Riadh Habash

Location: SITE G0103

Introduction to engineering, math as a tool in engineering.

 

 

Instructor: Dominique Tanguay

Location: SITE G0103

Basic physics principles: fun quiz with short experiments explaining physics.

Introduction to engineering design with short design contest. Teamwork activity.

Tuesday

Instructor: Riadh Habash

Location: SITE G0103

Engineering systems made simple with emphasis on science, math, and design components.

Biomedical Engineer (Antony 10:30-11:15)

Introduction to Lego Mindstorms NXT: sensors, motor block, software languages, connecting the NXT.

Instructor: engineering students.

Location: SITE G0103

Presentations:

Fun with Lego Mindstorms (Adam: 13:00-13:30)

Mechatronics System (Group: 13:30-14:00)

Antennas for Robots (Eqab: 14:00-14:45)

Wednesday

Organizers: engineering students.

Location: Electronics Lab CBY B03

Robotic contests organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Organizers: engineering students.

Location: Electronics Lab CBY B03

Robotic contests organized and judged by engineering students: Teamwork activity.

Thursday

Visit to Museum of Science and Technology.

Cryomagic Session at the University Center.

Friday

Organizers: teacher and engineering students.

Location: Electronics Lab CBY B03

Electronic activity: breadboard construction techniques, basic measurements.

Organizers: teacher and engineering students.

Location: Electronics Lab CBY B03

Electronic activity: Students learn how to build simple sensors and signal conditioning circuits (filters and amplifiers) for robots.

 

Monday: in the classroom (French section)

SYLLABUS DU COURS D’ENRICHISSEMENT

Jour

Matinée

Après-midi

 

Samedi

 

Organisateurs: auteurs et étudiants en ingénierie.

Rencontre avec les étudiants et leurs parents dans la salle de classe; visite des laboratoires et du campus.

Lundi

Instructeur: Dominique Tanguay

Introduction aux Lego “Mindstorms” NXT: senseurs, bloc moteurs, logiciel,  langage et connections.

Instructeur: Riadh Habash

Introduction aux pratiques de l’ingénieur, mathématiques comme outils de l’ingénieur. (Anglais seulement)

Tuesday

Organisateurs: ingénieurs étudiants.

Concours de construction de robots organisée et jugée par les étudiants ingénieurs. Activité de groupe.

Organisateurs: ingénieurs étudiants.

Concours de construction de robots organisée et jugée par les étudiants ingénieurs. Activité de groupe.

Mercredi

Instructeur: Dominique Tanguay

Principes physiques: quiz amusant et petites expériences expliquant la base de la physique.

Introduction au design pour ingénieurs avec compétition en équipe.

Spectacle: “Cryomagie”.

Jeudi

Visite au musée des Sciences et de la technologie.

Préparation au laboratoire d’électronique.

Vendredi

Laboratoire d’électronique: familiarisation avec les instruments de base et de mesure.

Laboratoire d’électronique: Les étudiants apprennent à construire des senseurs simples et autres composantes robotiques

 

Building robots

 

 

 

Thursday: in the Museum of Science and Technology

 

 

May 5-9, 2008

 

Robots to Play ... Robots to Learn!

 

Welcome to engineering! This is your golden gate to an exciting career! If you like to attend this course, you are most likely interested in engineering. Whatever your reason is, you are exploring a field full of discovery, creativity, and excitement. This course is aimed to provide you with an introduction to this exciting world using Lego Mindstorms as a platform. Our aim is to put the fun and excitement back into engineering. You will learn how to build sensors and other robotic accessories in the lab.

 

 

Tentative Curriculum (30 hours)

 

Day

Period      

Subject

Monday

9:00 - 10:15

What is Engineering?

10:30-12:00

Math for Engineers; Engineering Design

13:00-15:00

Visits to Engineering Labs

Tuesday

9:00 - 12:00

Math for Engineers; Mechanical Systems; Fluid Systems; Thermal Systems; Electrical Systems

13:00-15:00

Lego Mindstorm

Wednesday

9:00 - 12:00

RobotLab

13:00-15:00

RobotLab

Thursday

9:00 - 10:15

RobotLab

10:30-12:00

RobotLab

13:00-15:00

Cryomagic Show

Friday

9:00 - 12:00

Introduction to building electronic circuits in the lab.

Read introduction to the lab    resistor codes    capacitor codes

13:00-15:00

Building Sensors for Robots

 

 

For further information contact: rhabash@site.uottawa.ca

 

Building Sensors

 

Proximity Sensor

 

The Well-Rounded Engineer!

 

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