Students conduct extensive activities in relation to computers and robots. In this hands-on lesson, students explore how electronics work, create robots, and study binary codes.
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Learning Roomba Module 1: Robotics Introduction
Introducing Mr. Robot. As an introduction to robotics, class develop a definition of a robot and make distinctions between real robots and those in science fiction. They also study the basics of programming in Java to program a Roomba.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Robotics and Future Technology
Here is an activity that allows class members to explore and research robotics and the idea of automation. Working with a gaming model, pupils write an algorithm to "automate" the solution. Individuals also conduct and present research...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
System Engineering a Robot
Ever think, "If only I had a robot to do this for me!" Here, groups determine a task that can be performed by a robot or computer program and then tap into their imaginations to design a solution. To complete the project, teams deliver a...
7th - 12th Technology & Engineering
From Mach-20 Glider to Humming Bird Drone
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This question guides Regina Dugan's exploration of amazing achievements in science and engineering that push the boundary of impossibility. From robotic hummingbirds and...
25 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Olympic Movement and Robotic Design
Here is a high-interest topic to inspire your engineering class: robots that can learn. These particular machines imitate the motion of athletes headed for the Olympic Winter Games. Hear from a professor of dynamics, systems, and control...
5 mins 7th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
TECH:Robotic Hazardous Materials Squad (Manu)
Using a remote-controlled robot, junior engineers simulate a hazardous materials removal exercise. This activity will introduce students to the following careers: robotics technician, hazardous materials specialist, environmental...
9th - 10th Technology & Engineering