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Design challenges for Edison robots

Open-ended projects. Engineering challenges. Project-based learning (PBL) activities of every shape and size. No matter what you call them, these classroom-ready, hands-on problem-solving activities are perfect opportunities for students to explore a range of skills across maths, science, critical thinking, engineering, design thinking and more.

Contests

Think you’ve got what it takes to design and program an original Edison creation worthy of top place? 

Join us for a design challenge contest to put your STEAM skills to the test!

The 2019 design challenge is now open!

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat? And what treat isn’t made better by a challenge and a chance to win?

Using one or more Edison robots, we want to see your candy dispenser designs. The details of the design, how it dispenses the treat and the choice of candy are all up to you!

The contest grand prize winner (chosen by our panel of judges) will win a set of ten Edison robots and 5 EdCreate kits, valued at $514 USD! Additional prizes will be awarded to the winner of each judging category!

Past contests

While we are no longer accepting submissions for these contests, that doesn’t mean you can’t still give the projects a try! 

Design activities

Designed for the classroom, these activities are sure to get your students using creative problem-solving while developing critical 21st Century skills through hands-on learning. 

EdCreate EdChallenges

Spark your student’s imaginations! These free-form challenges are open-ended engineering design projects perfect for getting students to think creatively, be resourceful and inventive.

EdTank obstacle course

Collaborate with classmates to create and test an obstacle course for an EdTank, experiencing design thinking, prototyping and the iterative design process along the way.

DoodleBot challenge

The task: attach a pen to an Edison robot so that the robot can draw a shape. It might sound simple, but this little challenge can teach a whole lot about engineering design.

Edison Milo Maker

Encourage experimentation while getting students to use good science practices, such as controlling variables, in a project centred on an all-time kid favourite: chocolate. 

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