Robotics STEM Academy

Do you like to tear things apart?
Do you wonder how remote controls, mechanics, or electricity works?

See a counselor at your high school to register for Automated Mfg and Robotics today!

  • Participating Schools: Box Elder School District, Bridgerland Applied Technology College, Cache County School District, Logan City School District, and Rich School District
  • Complete a BATC, industry-recognized certificate shortly after graduation from high school.
  • Complete 30 credits toward an Associate’s degree at USU (equivalent to 1 year) – tuition-free!
  • Explore a wide range of fun, interactive projects using robotics, programming, pre-engineering skills, and more.
  • Discover ‘real world’ experiences with industry internships at recognized local companies.
Don’t just play the games. . . .design, create, and build stuff!


An example of topics covered:

The Arduino microcontroller platform.  Arduino's prototyping platforms can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety of sensors and can affect their surroundings by controlling lights, motors, and other actuators.
Industrial Robotics
How to control industrial robots and vision systems through simulation and then on real thing.
Advanced Composites
How to fabricate parts made of fiberglass and carbon fiber.
Fluid Power
The basics of fluid power systems, how to use schematics, to construct circuits, operation and symbols.
Industrial Mechanics
Will receive knowledge and hands-on training with mechanical systems.
Drone Piloting
To fly, program, and assemble aerial drones.
Basic Electrical
How to wire basic electrical circuits.
Motors and Motor Controls
Operation of AC and DC motors as well as how to wire motor control circuits
PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers)
How to program the brain behind most manufacturing facilities using a variety of sensors and other devices.

STEM Flyer (One-page)
STEM Flyer (Double-sided, folded)