The deadline to apply to become a Lego Master Educator is fast approaching. Applications for the program are due April 16.
Wonder Workshop, provider of educational robots, has launched the Teach Wonder initiative, a new program that leverages nonprofits to give teachers the skills they need to bring coding and robotics into their classrooms.
Students at MIT have designed a robot that can solve a Rubik's Cube in 0.38 seconds, setting a world record. Designed and built by a pair of students using the student-run hackerspace MIT Electronics Research Society, the robot broke the previous world record, set in 2016, of 0.67 seconds.
Koov features more than 300 building blocks and accessories, including various sensors, motors, LEDs and more that students can use to design working robots.
Texas Instruments this week took the wraps off a new robotics system and curriculum aimed at university-level engineering students.
Adoption of drones and robotics will more than double in the next three years. Drones will outpace the larger and more mature robotics category, but both will grow by solid double digits year-over-year for the next three years.
Based on design-thinking principles, the new curriculum includes student notebooks with activities aligned to CSTA, ISTE-S, Common Core and Next Generation Science standards.
The University of California, Davis C-STEM Center has updated its free STEM platform for grades K-14. Version 4 of the C-STEM Studio software suite includes new and updated curriculum and programs for Lego Mindstorms, Barobo Linkbots, Raspberry Pi computers and Arduino control boards.
A director of technology shares how her school uses robot-based lessons to inspire collaboration and creativity among her youngest learners.
The netted laboratory allows researchers to operate drones in real-world weather conditions, but is considered indoors by the Federal Aviation Administration and thus not subject to such restrictions.
Students can connect to Rover through the TI Innovator Hub with a TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire CX graphing calculator and program the robot to draw, dance or crash.
With competitors from 49 states and 32 countries already pre-registered, this year's competition will comprise three rounds of missions featuring the robots and one invitational round. Each mission will itself contain three story-based challenges designed to create "a scaffolded, team-based experience."