2020 MakeX Spark Online Competition

「Housework Helper」

Valid Period: 14:00, 30th Nov.-14:00, 17th Dec. UTC+8 
Please follow the participation instructions for your first time.

Basic Information

Participation Instructions

Projects Gallery

Results

Thank you to all the contestants and mentors for joining the 2nd match of the MakeX Spark journey. The final result of the 2nd match of MakeX Spark Online Competition is listed below. The award certificates and score reports will be sent to each contestant via email within a month. Those who are not awarded on the list will also get the participation e-certificate. The online awarding ceremony will be held in the mid of Jan. Please keep close attention. Any questions please contact us via makex_overseas@makeblock.com 

Thanks to the judge panel who put a lot of efforts into this competition. They are (in no particular order):

André Bresges、Chad Smith、Yuhei Yamauchi、Nut Neamnark、Michael Overstreet、Terry Jiang、Chris Jimmy Martinez Cárdenas、Yingwu Wang、Gokce Turkay、Joung Haemin、Pathik Shah、Muhammad Norsaiful Bin Abd Rahim、Mikael Timotius Kenny、Antonius Juniadhi Soekendar、Wonjun Lim、Zeljko Udovcic、Khaled Eskaf、Syed Bilal Hassan、Man Choi、Kyun Alex Wi、Melalaine B. Austria、Mohd Zaki Bin Ghazali、Tan Cheng Yian ( 陈清渊)、David Breed、Jaemin Kang、Krittaphat Monaiyakool、Norman Navarette、Jomar Cruz、Dina Saber、Hoyeon Lee

Mentors or Organizations

Koh

Herman Neo

Abimanyu Theophano

Zeljko Udovcic

Syed Bilal Hassan

uTyala STEM Institute

Beyond Coding

EP-Tec Solutions PTE LTD

Peterson School

DuinoCode

Istituto Nostra Signora Pescara/STEM@IT

Awards

Excellent Mentor

Excellent Organization

* Each winner above will receive an e-certificate and one Makeblock New Product.

Projects——Contestants

Smart Kitchen——Ananda Kirani Mahagitta Wicaksono

H.O.M.E——Gordon Augusto Pook

ωbrush——Lucija Udovcic

Dream Clean Tower——Danielle Choi

Automated Sweeper And Clothes Folder——Micah Rayven Mercado Navarette

Awards

Young All-rounder

*The winners are qualified for entering MakeX World Championship, and they also have the opportunity to apply for the entry of World Robot Contest. Each of them will receive an e-certificate, a young all-rounder medal and one Makeblock new product.

 Elementary Group 

Projects——Contestants

Smart BBQ——Jun Kim

Zain_Makex_Househelper——Zain Ali

I Need A Break Time——Eddie Baek

Induction Cleaner——Ian Hyun

Elijah Wong——Elijah Wong Syun Yi

Programing_Farming Robot 2.0_Makex Spark_Victor——Xu Letian Victor

Safe Box——Dayene Wong Jing Long

Height Adjustable Closet——Siu Song

Robot Spider Webs For Watering Plants——Santiago Bustamante Perez

Kyler Tan Makex——Kyler Tan Kai Wei

Mobile Bin-Taqy——Athayadika Areftaqy Prasetyo

H.O.M.E——Gordon Augusto Pook

Kitchenguardianangel——Alisha Farah Atiya

The Fridge Alarm——Zera Uensupa

Autowaterplant——Ihsan Hafiz Zaid

Smart Recycle Bin – Zhanyi- Ep——Yong Zhan Yi

Trash Sorting Robot——Jason Sim

Ethan Makex——Ethan Lim Teck Xuan

Mischief Detection And Danger Prevention——Luciano Sebastián Aguilar Terrones

Mars_V01——Arina Makarenko

Automated Cleaning Sweeper——Marcellino Evan Christofer

Awards

Young Engineer

Young Designer

Best Ceativity

 

 

 

 

Best Demonstration

 

*The winners have the opportunity to apply for the entry of World Robot Contest. Each of them will receive an e-certificate.

 Intermediate Group 

Projects——Contestants

Ayaan_Spark Final——Syed Ayaan Owais

Smart Kitchen——Ananda Kirani Mahagitta Wicaksono

Intelligent Bathroom——Chaewon Lim

E-Butler——Elya Breed

Smart Inteligent House——Jovan Antonnio Chandra

Refrigerator Organizer——Eric Sim

Ultra Security System——Nadia Dólera Bracero

Smart Cutlery Set——Minjun Kim

One Smart Security Key (Ossk)——Ivan Chan Guan Yu

Housework Helper——Zedane Lim Guan Yong

Emma Makex——Wang Shuxi Emma

Smart_Cloth_Line——Abdul Karim Balagam

Royston Makex——Royston Wong

My Smart Dream House——Jordan Faith Suryaatmadja

Clothingselectormachine——Jaquin Mauricio Vidal Mollyk

Companion——Adoración De La Alegría Ruíz Navarro

Nicholas Chan Makex Code——Nicholas Chan Jun Yu

Smart Paper Collector Robot——Jorge Gabriel Chumbipuma Cerna

Prahaaladh Makex Code——Prahaaladh Venkatesh

Timer——Anbang Jiang

Esha Makex!!——Esha Saro Muthiah

Housework Helper——Aaden Lim Guan Sheng

Hit The Monsteryi Onyu_Smart Home——Yi Onyu

*The Guinea Pig Feeding System*——Ray Tang

“Let’S Clean Up!” ——Jordan Nathanael Pardin

Car-Beep——Jurica Sebenji

Car By Color——Claudia Antonucci

Are Your Shoes In Order——Edwin Hyun

Yang Jinmo_Voice Recognition Fan——Yang Jinmo

My Chef 2——Aranza Vela Díaz

Jaden – Mecha——Tristan Jaden Lee

Smart Food Cover——Samantha Tjia Shu San

Night Fan——June Kim

Shermane Make X——Shermane Goh Si Rou

Ben Makex——Benjamin

Jai Makex——Jai Bahardur Gurung

Light For Pets——Mykola Ivanko

Xinloong Makex——Chanxinloong

Pill Reminder New——Luca Folino Hernandez

Mun Dong Yeon_Smart Watch——Mun Dong Yeon

Dream Clean Tower——Danielle Choi

ωbrush——Lucija Udovcic

Sweet Night Bed——Jeongyeon Choi

Automated Sweeper And Clothes Folder——Micah Rayven Mercado Navarette

Plant Watering Mbot——Willlard Nathan Tjie

Happy Home——Gordon Hinson

Automatic Closet Picker——Seeun Park

Teddy Bot——Souad-Marie Aboutam

消毒機械車disinfect Mechanical Car——Li Tsz Kiu

Smart Trash Bin——Kang Jooyoung

Easy Ironing For All——Fernando Amieva Villegas

Ritesh Sanitizerbot Makex——Ritesh Sathiyamoorthi

Hcass – Home Clean And Safe Service——Florence Gwyneth Handojo

Optimus Grime——Nevan Lucas

Wakey-Wakey——Mia Parish

Mop Fast Mop——Emiliano Blejer Aquino

Dog Nanny Finished——Fernando Ramirez Rodea

Prahaaladh Makex Code(1)——Prahaaladh Venkatesh

Smart Dish Wash Dispenser——Aslan Bin Asan

Louis Anderson Yapendi G6 Makex Spark Round 2——Louis Anderson Yapendi

Cleaner——Tony H. Xu

Brush Robot——Liam Joseph

Smartbin——Muhammad Aiman Farish Bin Mohd Roshahimi

Smart Dustbin——Mohamad Al Imran Bin Mohd Nor

Nikita Chiba Mblock Code——Nikita Chiba

Rahul Madhav Mblock Code——Rahul Madhav

Amani Rabilal Mblock Code——Amani Rabilal

Cuidado Del Agua——Regina Caeli Flores Ramirez

Awards

Young Engineer

Young Designer

Best Creativity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Demonstration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*The winners have the opportunity to apply for the entry of World Robot Contest. Each of them will receive an e-certificate.

Participation Procedure

                         01Publish&Submit                                02 Assessment                              03 Result Publicity

30th Nov. 2020                                17th Dec. 2020                                 31st Dec. 2020                             4th Jan. 2021

      14:00:00                                         14:00:00                                           14:00:00                                      14:00:00   

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

Instruction Videos 

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

Competition Rules 

Step.1- Publish 

Contestants must use mBlock 5 (web or PC) to program the project. Each contestant can only submit one project. The requirements of the project and poster please refer to Chapter 4 in Spark Rules Guide.

Please publish your project before you submit it to the competition. Please publish during the valid period.(UTC +8. 14:00,30th Nov.- 14:00,17th Dec.)

Step.2—Submit 

Choose the project, fill in the personal information, and upload your poster here. Please submit during valid period.The link will be open between UTC +8. 14:00,30th Nov.- 14:00,17th Dec.

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 2020 MakeX Spark Online Competition-2nd match 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

Makeblock New Product

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

Makeblock New Product

Top 5 in total

Excellent Organization

E-certificate

Makeblock New Product

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.

YOUNG ALL-ROUNDER

In each competition, the top five contestants of the total score ranking can win the ” Young All-rounder ” award (can be received together with one special award). The winners of this award are qualified for entering MakeX World Championship, and they also have the opportunity to apply for the entry of World Robot Contest.

Young Engineer, Young Designer, Best Creativity, Best Demonstration

Under the premise of meeting the rules, the top 50% of the contestants in the score ranking of corresponding dimensions have the opportunity to win the special award. Only one special award can be obtained for each contestant. All the contestants receiving special award have the opportunity to apply for the entry of World Robot Contest.

Excellent Mentor

The award is comprehensively decided according to the number of contestants and award-winning projects instructed by the same mentor. The quota of this award is five for each match.

Excellent Organization

The award is comprehensively selected according to the number of contestants and award-winning projects provided by the same educational organization. The quota of this award is five for each match.

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

JUDGE PANEL

Expert Judge

* Displayed in no particular order.

André Bresges

Prof. Dr. André Bresges is director of the Institute of Physics Education, the University of Cologne.

He currently researches the application of digital media in science education and the use of Learning Management Systems for K-12 and higher education. He is part of the Committee for Educational Technology in the American Association for Physics Teacher (AAPT).

Chad Smith

Dr. Smith is an associate professor within the Education of the Deaf Program. He is the co-founder of Texas Woman’s University Future Classroom Lab (TWUFCL).

He spent a decade teaching K-12 students who are deaf/hard of hearing (DHH) at the elementary, middle, and high school in Texas public schools. His research includes deaf students’ use of the Internet and technology, computational thinking with DHH students, and 21st Century Learning in deaf education.

Yuhei Yamauchi

Prof. Yuhei is currently the vice dean of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo. His research focuses on technology-enhanced learning environment design including STEAM education.

He is the author of the book “Innovation of Learning Environment ” in 2020. He was awarded the Good Design Prize (2008), Kids Design Prize (2012), and JSET Paper Award (2018).

Nut Neamnark

Mr. Nut is the lecturer of Robotics and Automation Engineering in the College of Innovative Technology and Engineering,  the  Dhurakij Pundit University. He has extensive working experience in industrial Automation System and Robot in Oil and Gas Industry, Beverage Industry, etc.

He was the head referee of the 2019 MakeX Thailand National Competition, and referee of 2019 MakeX World Championship.  

Fei Liu

Dr. Fei is graduated from The College of Mechatronic Engineering and Automation, National University of Defense Technology,with doctor degree of engineering, research focusing on robot control. 

Since 2004, he has participated in many RoboCup international and domestic high-level competitions as the chairman of the organizing committee. He is also the Head referee of 2016-2019 VEX Robot Asian Open.

Lei Wang

Mr. Lei is the former director of Innovation Project of Peking University Maker Practice Education Center, member of Global Youth Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Competition, and head of EwC-Entrepreneur World Cup China.

He is engaged in student innovation and entrepreneurship practice education for many years and won the Innovation Practice Award of Peking University for two consecutive years.

 

Shuaiqi Meng

Mr. Shuaiqi is an associate professor and senior engineer; former R&d director of Multimedia Division of Tsinghua Electric Power Simulation Laboratory.

He obtained 1 national utility model patent and 7 software copyrights, with 16 years of experience in programming teaching, software development and management, and rich experience in innovation education and STEAM course design.

 

Judge Group

Judge panel of the 2020 MakeX Spark Online Competition consists of a Chinese jury and an English jury, each composed of judges, senior judges and expert judges. The Chinese jury is responsible for the assessment of the three Chinese competitions, and the English jury is responsible for the assessment of the two international competitions. All the project assessment work will be online. Each project is scored by several judges, and the disputed projects will be sent to the senior judges.

Organization

Hosted by:
MakeX Robotics Competition Committee
Organizer:
Shenzhen Hulu Maker Co.,Ltd
Co-organizer:
Shenzhen Makeblock Co.,Ltd