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2020 MakeX Spark Online Competition-Guangxi

「Housework Helper」

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Basic Information

Participation Instructions

Projects Gallery

Results

Mentors or Organizations

Awards

Projects——Contestants

Awards

Participation Procedure

                         01Publish&Submit                                02 Assessment                              03 Result Publicity

*All the deadlines are subject to UTC +8, China time.

Instruction Videos 

Instructions(1): Publish Project
Instruction(2): Submit Project&Poster

Competition Rules 

FAQ

If you have any questions, please scan the QR Code or click the link below to join the 2020 MakeX Spark Online Group on Skype. https://join.skype.com/X5KZg8YXsnXp

ABOUT SPARK

MakeX Spark is a creative competition program for young people. In MakeX Spark, contestants need to focus on the theme of each match, make full use of creativity, carry out the projects through software programming, hardware construction, and display the projects to others.

With the characteristics of low entry-level and flexible forms, Spark focuses on guiding teenagers to not only learn interdisciplinary knowledge and apply them to practical problems but also improve their problem-solving and logical-thinking abilities, developing their creativity and imagination. Through theme learning with practice, Spark helps contestants improve communication and expression abilities, and fully feel the joy of sharing.

THEME

The theme of 2021 MakeX Spark Online Competition-Guangxi is Housework Helper, please work on this theme, build efficient projects to free the hands of your family. Your creations may also benefit lots of people!

There are no specific forms or types requirements- you can make gadgets that help you finish the household more efficiently; you can develop a robot that can replace humans to do housework independently; you can invent smart household items that can eliminate housework from the beginning… As long as your ideas are related to reducing housework, you are the “Housework Helper” we are looking for!

Participation

Submission

REQUIREMENT

1. MakeX Spark online competition is an individual event. Each individual contestant can be instructed by one mentor.

2. Contestants are divided into two competition groups: 6-9 years old (inclusive) for elementary group, 10-13 years old (inclusive) for intermediate group.

3. The mentor shall be over 18 years old, and provide safety guidance especially during hardware construction and tools operation.

4. Each contestant can only submit one project.

1. Publish project: publish source code, fill in project introduction text, upload project demonstration video, upload at least 3 pictures.

2. Submit project&poster:submit the published project and upload poster .

*Contestants should publish their projects in the mBlock community and submit projects via the specific submission link(Please follow the steps in Participation Instructions).

EQUIPMENT

*Contestants should use mBlock 5 to program projects. The hardware is not limited. Recommended hardwares are shown as following.

 If you want to buy any equipment, please contact the local distributor or MakeX Committee: makex_overseas@makeblock.com.

HALOCODE

Halocode is a wireless single board computer. With its built-in Wi-Fi support and microphone, the students can easily bring your board into the IoT projects and add speech recognition ability to it. It comes with plenty of sensors, such as 12 x Programmable RGB LED light, a Motion Sensor, a Touch Sensor, and more.

AI & IoT Creator Add-on Pack

If the mainboard like Halocode is not enough for your project, we recommend the combination of Halocode with the AI & IoT Creator Add-on Pack, which offers 13 mBuild electronic modules and 9 accessories packages equipped with appropriate building blocks, Python APIs, hardware online documents, assisted with wealthy teaching cases.

2020 MakeX Starter Kit

The 2020 MakeX Starter Kit includes mBot chassis, Bluetooth controller, high-speed motor for competition, RGB line following module, ultrasonic module and 9g servo. It forms a powerful software and hardware platform to meet the basic competition needs of the participating contestants.

AWARDS

Young All-Rounder

E-certificate

Top 5 in total

Young Engineer

E-certificate

Top 50% in each group

Young Designer

E-certificate

Top 50% in each group

Best Creativity

E-certificate

Top 50% in each group

Best Demonstration

E-certificate

Top 50% in each group

Excellent Mentor

E-certificate

Top 5 in total

Excellent Organization

E-certificate

Top 5 in total

*Under the premise of complying with the rules, the contestants who have not won any of the awards can acquire a Proof of Participation in order to be motivated to continue their efforts in future study and life.

ASSESSMENT

Through MakeX Spark, contestants can reflect on their abilities in five dimensions.

*Under the premise of complying the rules, contestants may receive a STEAM Ability Assessment Report. The diagram on the right is an example of the abilities distribution.

ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY
Use various types of electronic modules
Achieve the functions of the project accurately and smoothly
PROGRAMMING ABILITY
Proficient in applying programming concepts or algorithmic techniques
Concise program with no bug
DESIGN ABILITY
Design complex mechanical structures
Use a variety of maker or art materials to design the outlook of projects
INNOVATIVE THINGKING
Unique and novel solutions
Clear target users and project positioning, highly related to the theme
COMMUNICATION SKILL
Speak fluently in the demonstration video
Show the complete problem-solving process

Organization