GEAR-Tech-21 teaches robotics, GPS, and GIS technologies through building and programming a robot, navigation, and mapmaking activities.
We help you with step-by-step guides and resources. It’s real learning with real adventures! Your club can even compete in virtual competitions with teams located across the country.
GEAR-Tech-21 is based on the Nebraska Robotics and GPS/GIS in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century program and is funded by the National Science Foundation.
The program includes:
- Innovative curriculum and educator’s guide for 300 instruction hours set over a two-year period.
- Summer camps with camp-in-a-box organizational resources, coordinated by Nebraska 4-H and local programs across the country. Camp programs are available for beginner and advanced levels.
- Annual national 4-H robotics virtual competitions.
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GEAR-Tech-21 Equipment Rental for 2014-15 School Year
GEAR-Tech-21 clubs can now request robots and GPS units for the 2014-15 school year!
To requiest equipment:
All equipment is due back to the Nebraska State 4-H Office on or before May 15, 2015.
Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!
Nebraska FIRST LEGO League
Year 1 Camp Curriculum now available for download
The Year 1 Camp curriculum is now available as a downloadable, off-line Adobe Air "app."
GEAR-Tech-21 would like to welcome Ruth Irons to our group! As many of you know, Kathy Morgan has accepted a position with FIRST. Ruth will be covering many of Kathy's tasks. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and she can be reached by phone at 402.472.5027.
Return GEAR-Tech-21 Equipment by May 15
If you have robotics kits, GPS units, cables, or other GEAR-Tech-21 equipment, everything is due back at the Nebraska State 4-H office by Tuesday, May 15.