Envision with Destination Imagination

aSTEAM Village Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO 301 W. 13th St.
Kansas City, MO
  • Multiple Dates
  • Free aSTEAM Village has a limited number of slots available for students in grades 6 through 12 to participate and be assigned to a team to compete in the robot, design, and build challenge.
  • Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

About this event

Join us at Envision: Young Innovators Exchange for a high-energy, hands-on adventure through the creative process.

A Brand New Experience from Destination Imagination

Join us at Envision: Young Innovators Exchange for a high-energy, hands-on adventure through the creative process. During this four-day event, teams of middle and high school students will:

• Design and implement solutions to a one-of-a-kind STEAM challenge

• Connect and receive feedback from inspiring industry experts

• Celebrate the convergence of technology, creativity, robotics, and the arts

All of this takes place against the background of Destination Imagination’s annual Global Finals—the world’s largest celebration of creativity!

• Engage in educational experiences within the Kansas City Convention Center

• Enjoy world-class special events, pin trading, and so much more!

What to Expect

Envision: Young Innovators Exchange promises to engage bright young minds in four days of fast-paced creativity,

teamwork, and discovery. You won’t want to miss it!

Day 1

Attend event orientation and a half-day workshop with educational robotics company, Pitsco.

Day 2

Receive all the challenge details, tools, and materials that your team will need to be successful. Your team will keep the robotics kit as the ultimate souvenir!

Day 3

Collaborate with your team, experiment with the materials, and design your unique solution to the challenge.

Day 4

Share and celebrate your creations in a showcase event and receive feedback and ratings from a panel of experts.

Envision 2022 Challenge

At Envision 2022, your team will tackle a one-of-a-kind challenge. You will receive the full challenge after arriving at the event and will develop a solution according to its requirements. Come prepared to let your imagination run wild!

Learning Outcomes

• Mechatronics and Robotics

• Creative Process

• Resource and Project Management

• Teamwork

• Scenery and Set Design

Below is your first look at some of the challenge’s main components:

Mechatronics

From movie sets to theme parks, the world is full of chances to blend art and engineering in new and interesting ways. Mechatronics is a cutting-edge field of engineering that sits at the intersection of mechanics, electronics, and computing. In this unique challenge experience, your team will discover mechatronics and utilize TETRIX kits from educational robotics company Pitsco to design and build your very own creations. These kits include servos, controllers, connectors, gears, and much more that you can use in the production of your mechatronics masterpiece. After the event, your team will keep its TETRIX kit.

Fantasy World

Have you ever wanted your very own castle with a working drawbridge? Or a fire-breathing dragon for a friend? Now’s your chance to bring your fantasy world to life! In this challenge, your team will use a set of existing resources to create a working mechatronics experience with a fantasy scene. Your teamwork, outstanding creativity, and engineering skills will combine to create mechatronics magic!

Details

  • Event Type
    In Person
  • Date(s)
    1. May 21 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (CST)
    2. May 22 6:00 am - 9:00 pm (CST)
    3. May 23 6:00 am - 9:00 pm (CST)
    4. May 24 9:00 am - 10:00 pm (CST)
  • Cost
    Free aSTEAM Village has a limited number of slots available for students in grades 6 through 12 to participate and be assigned to a team to compete in the robot, design, and build challenge.
  • Event website
  • Age Group(s)
    Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
  • Accessibility Accommodations
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Handicapped parking

Organizer

Kansas City, MO

  • 301 W. 13th St.
  • Kansas City, MO 64105
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