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Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home

Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home | Robotics | Scoop.it
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Mars Rover Home.  This is a website that has information about the robots used to collect data on Mars

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Robotics Academy

The Robotics Academy: Your source for Robotics Education materials and training.
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This links to the Crnegie Mellon robotics academy.  This has many online resources to learn about robotics.

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Robotics - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Robotics - Wikibooks, open books for an open world | Robotics | Scoop.it
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Wikipedia entry on robotics.  Although you all know that wikipedia can have inaccurate information, it is often a good place to start when looking at a broad topic. 

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Introduction to Enchanting

http://enchanting.robotclub.ab.ca/ Enchanting is a graphical programming environment for LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots. (To see diagrams of the code in this vid...
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This is an introduction to Enchanting. Enchanting is a bridge program that allows MindStorm robots to be programmed using Scratch.

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Lego-powered M&M sorter pleases your palate's imagination (video)

Lego-powered M&M sorter pleases your palate's imagination (video) | Robotics | Scoop.it
While it's nothing more than a placebo, believe it or not, some people actually argue over which color M&Ms taste better. If the latter speaks to
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The article discusses a robot built using a lego robot building kit. The robot separates M&Ms by color using a visual sensor that controls two arms. There is a video that shows this robot in action.

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NASA Robotics - Students : Projects

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This is a text transcript of an interview with five roboticists (someone who makes and/or programs robots). The interview was conducted by a former student intern who was 10th grader at the time. The interview discusses robotics as a career and what a young person needs to do to pursue robotics as a career.

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BIT Youth Robotics Lab

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Boulette Robotics Page
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This is a link to a Luxembourg School Robotics program.  The blog has a lot of practical information about their robot building projects.  This includes how they programmed their robots 

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How Google's Self-Driving Car Works - IEEE Spectrum

How Google's Self-Driving Car Works - IEEE Spectrum | Robotics | Scoop.it
Google engineers explain the technology behind their autonomous vehicle and show videos of the road tests
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One cool Robot!  Check out how this car works to drive itself!

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Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines at Georgia Tech

Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines at Georgia Tech | Robotics | Scoop.it
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This is a link to the Georgia Tech Robotics Department.  If you are interested in pursuing robotics as a career, this is one of the best places to learn the field.

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LEGO.com MINDSTORMS : Funzone : Movies - Bonus Models - Bug

LEGO.com MINDSTORMS : Funzone : Movies - Bonus Models - Bug | Robotics | Scoop.it
Check out the cool LEGO MINDSTORMS movies!
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This website has four movies that introduce the Lego MindStorm robot kits that we will be using duirng the robotics unit. The four movies introduce the kit and shows some of the things that can be built with one.

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iRobot Corporation: Videos

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This video is about a robot vacuum cleaner sold by a company named irobot. They sell many different robots to help families with house cleaning tasks.

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HowStuffWorks "Robot Basics"

Robots are becoming increasingly sophisticated and lifelike. Learn about robots, the latest robot technology and how close we are to artificial intelligence.
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This is a basic introduction to what robots are. The article discusses the basic systems that make a robot and suggest a few ways these systems interact.

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