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Directing women to fields in science and technology begins with inspiration in their youth. TAMPA — The girls robotics team at Stewart Middle Magnet School didn't even know how to program a Lego Mindstorms robot in March.
The toy where every young girl is an artist, engineer, architect and visionary!
MAKE magazine's annual Maker Faire, for amateur inventors and visitors, that has grown from 20,000 in 2006 to more than 100,000 in 2011 in San Mateo, Calif. (RT @thekulway: Be a tinkerer!
Keepon is a friendly yellow robot that helps children with autism communicate without intimidation.
via Gareth Edwards | @garethmammal | 4 yr old has demanded I make tea for robot. Still, he seems pleased.
Jerry the Bear has Type 1 Diabetes, and kids who share his illness can take care of him to learn about their own symptoms.
Researchers force Robovie into a closet as a way of testing whether children see robots as moral beings...
SCHOOL pupils in Bicester got the chance to test their mettle against scientists from Oxford University.
Keagan Williams, a Mission Road Elementary School fifth-grader, won a contest for “Leonardo.”...
OpenFile Calgary (blog)MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shotsCalgary HeraldCALGARY — After five-year-old Jacob Crawford received his flu shot last October, he wouldn't stop talking about a robot.
One hacker has her own idea of what a Lego set for girls should be. If 10,000 people agree with her, the toymaker could find itself producing her hacker-focused design. Read this blog post by Daniel Terdiman on Crave.
Berkley researchers study children to improve artificial intelligence...
From our recent work with children, we know that young people instinctively expect technology to respond to them in very human-like ways—to motivate and empower them, often serving as a sort of companion, rather than merely a tool for solving specific problems. While many adults think about technology as separate from humanness, kids tend to think of it as fundamentally human. It comforts us; it keeps us company; it helps us learn and grow; and, in some cases, it can fulfill certain emotional needs more reliably than other people.
Davis Fortenberry, 10, of Piperton, stunned judges at a college-level engineering competition when he scooped the top prize.