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Got Engineers, America? Have Your Kids Study Lego Bricks in School! - Forbes

Got Engineers, America? Have Your Kids Study Lego Bricks in School! - Forbes | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
BrickCon 2012 was still disassembling it's last Lego brick structures on Monday morning in Seattle. 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of BrickCon and the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.
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Line Following with LEGOS explanation from an FLL team

Line Following with LEGOS explanation from an FLL team | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

LEGO Guards explain Line following with their LEGO FLL robot

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Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

Solar powered roboics camp - students attach solar panels to LEGO robots for investigation.  

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SOCBOT - The Next Generation Vibrobot

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In the beginning there were pagers. The fact that activated pagers danced their way off of desks and dressers was little more than an aggravation t...
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Science with LEGO on board of International Space Station

Science with LEGO on board of International Space Station | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

NASA Astronaut Don Pettit gets creative with an educational LEGO kit aboard the International Space Station. The instructions are clear: don’t follow the instructions. Making your own foam satellites is made easy.

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Registration Coaster Crafer Webinar

Registration Coaster Crafer Webinar | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
Webinar for Wednesday, August 29 on how to incorporate the Coaster Crafter game into your curriculum.
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Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

Solar Powered Lego Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

A teaching concept that lets students power up Lego robots by retrofitting them with mini solar panels is making its way out of the development stage as an effective hands-on robotics workshop with an alternative energy twist.

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Blended STEM: LEGO Education Combines Discovery, Invention and Presentation

Blended STEM: LEGO Education Combines Discovery, Invention and Presentation | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
Boomers grew up with the colorful building bricks first developed by LEGO® in 1932. Decades of product extensions aimed at older youth created an extensive catalog of hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exploration.
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Robotics Skills Demanded: Hiring to Build, Program, and Operate Robots Grows 29% – WA: Press Room

Robotics Skills Demanded: Hiring to Build, Program, and Operate Robots Grows 29% – WA: Press Room | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

What skills are employeers advertising for? 

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Teaching and Understanding Physics Using Lego

Teaching and Understanding Physics Using Lego | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
During my last quest for Lego-based teaching inspiration, I came across these amazing teaching kits and booklets from the School of Physics ...
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New robot will connect doctors, patients - Boston.com

New robot will connect doctors, patients - Boston.com | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
GameZoneNew robot will connect doctors, patientsBoston.comThe 5-foot-4-inch, 140-pound “telemedicine” robot will be produced in partnership with InTouch Health of Santa Barbara, Calif., a maker of in-hospital robots, and is designed to help patients...
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Advancing Robots Blog » Search Results » sumo

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Great strategy scaffolding for LEGO Sumo robots. 

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Holonomic Platforms make it into Print from Ray McNamara

Holonomic Platforms make it into Print from Ray McNamara | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

An article featuring Ray McManara's Holonomic Platforms has made it into Australian Popular Science Magazine.

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Please vote for Holly and her students video. They are trying to win a grant for more LEGOs

Vote for Holly and her students. 

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The NXT STEP - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Blog: WARNING: Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and NXT-G

The NXT STEP - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT Blog: WARNING: Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and NXT-G | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and NXT-G updaate fixes.  Step by step solution. 

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LEGO hypberbot - remoted controlled blimp. Websigt is in German

LEGO hypberbot - remoted controlled blimp.  Websigt is in German | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

Competitive blimp robot made in Germany. 

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Great Read. An Unexpected A** Kicking | Blog Of Impossible Things

Great Read. An Unexpected A** Kicking | Blog Of Impossible Things | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

As I sat there thinking: two things he said reverberated in the back of my mind:
-Nothing is withheld from us which we have conceived to do.
-Do things that have never been done. 

 from the Man Who Invented the compuer

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The Gamification of Education

The Gamification of Education | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it

"The Gamification of EducationTechnapexAdaptive learning and education technology company Knewton published an infographic titled The Gamification of Education, drawing on sources from MIT's Education Arcade."


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OpenROV - The Open Source Underwater Robot

OpenROV is an open-source underwater robot for exploration and education. We want to provide kits for the DIY community. (Congrats! @OpenROV raises $111,622 on Kickstarter today. Huge milestone for defense innovation and undersea robotics!

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Dean Kamen: Sports Can Set Example for Teaching

Dean Kamen: Sports Can Set Example for Teaching | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- Inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen discusses how school should be more like sports.
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'Robotics for kids' start-up raises $3 million -

'Robotics for kids' start-up raises $3 million - | Classroom-robotics | Scoop.it
Foundry backs another Boulder robotics start-up.

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