It’s a fun and interactive way to learn about science and it left Dungog Public School students in awe of robots.
The University of Newcastle brought its SMARTBot program to the school on Wednesday and gave kindergarten to year 6 students a taste of coding and robotics.
The performances were tailored to different age groups and linked back into the school’s science and technology curriculum.
Teacher Amber Ackling said the show was part of the school’s National Science Week celebrations and this year’s theme was robiotics.
“They are learning how computers control a robot, whether it’s in the air or on the ground,” she said.
“Science helps set them up as lifelong learners.
“It’s trying to encourage our students to be all they can be and to diversify their experiences and seek other avenues.”
The program is run through the Faculty of Science and IT.