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RoboNation's “Kits for Kids” program offers organizations and individuals the opportunity to contribute to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education outreach in their local communities by donating SeaPerch and SeaGlide underwater robotics kits to schools and programs in need.

By using SeaPerch and SeaGlide as the ‘vehicle’ to conduct STEM outreach, your company or organization gains direct access to schools and the potential workforce in your local community.

RoboNation has designed Kits for Kids Outreach packages to be customized based on your organization’s goals, resources and geographic requirements.

 

Top 5 reasons to donate now:

  1. STEM with a Purpose.  Robotics is becoming part of disaster relief, wildlife conservation, and humanitarian aid.  SeaPerch and SeaGlide are a kid’s first step toward a career in robotics.
  2. Robots are Rad. (Ask a teen what that means.) The “WOW” factor of any robot makes robotics a very easy sale to students of all ages.
  3. Sharing is Caring.  Every kid deserves a chance to discover the greatness of robots but not all schools have the resources to make this happen. Donate a kit to students in need.
  4. STEM to Career. SeaPerch and SeaGlide are ideal entry points into robotics.  Once they start, they don’t usually stop until they are part of the workforce! 
  5. Build a ‘Bot. Change the World. We MUST inspire kids at the earliest ages and then provide increasing challenges to keep them engaged and motivated.  The RoboNation programs fulfill this from Kindergarten to Workforce! 

 

Complete Kits for Kids Classroom Package – $3,300

(Serves up to 30 students)

  • 10 Kits (all parts to make the SeaPerch or SeaGlide in a kit form)
  • 2 Tool Kits (all tools needed to build the SeaPerch or SeaGlide)
  • 10 Build Manuals
  • Access to online training and materials for mentors
  • Referral to local program participants for guidance

Kits for Kids Training Package - $6,000

(Trains up to 20 people; up to 2 teachers per kit)

  • 1-Day On-Site Training Session with trainer for up to 20 mentors and educators
  • 10 Kits (all parts to make the SeaPerch or SeaGlide in a kit form) (to train up to 20 people)
  • Company logo on each kit
  • 5 Tool Kits (all tools needed to build the SeaPerch or SeaGlide)
  • 20 Build Manuals and 20 Resource and Activity Guides
  • Access to online training and materials for mentors and teachers
  • Referral to local program participants for guidance

Kits for Kids Regional SeaPerch Challenge Package – Customizable

  • Guidance on venue selection
  • Guidance on competition planning
  • Technical guidance on course, rules, judging, and schedule
  • Competition Package to include:
    • Trophies (up to 9 trophies)
    • Participant medals
    • T-Shirts (one for each student and judge/volunteer)
    • Judge’s kits (stopwatches, clipboards)
    • Competition rubrics and score sheets
    • One SeaPerch Challenge event banner
    • Other items as agreed upon

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Featured sponsor (1 mo.) on program and RoboNation websites
  • Logo on program and RoboNation websites
  • Recognition in all Kits for Kids-related news releases
  • Logo on local event signage and event program
  • Logo on local event T-shirts

Contact jcurtis@robonation.org to become a sponsor or for additional information.

Visit www.seaperch.org and www.seaglide.net to learn more about RoboNation's STEM programs.