Robotics are all the rage, but if you aren’t quite ready for a Lego Robotics League, a simple project may be the way to go.
While I’ll admit to bring partial to the Ozobot my scouts got to use at summer camp, they are not cost effective for a troop.
My Junior tried out this tin can robot kit recently for a science project for school. The kit was simple enough and only required a screw driver, AA battery and tin can or soda can. It was an easy introduction to circuits and basic robots, and it gave her a sense of completion as well.
You can see how the robot moves here:
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