LEGO Education today revealed SPIKE Prime, a hands-on classroom robotics and coding system for grades 6–8.
A Connecticut college has worked with a national IT company to create a robotics center to train workers in the state. Goodwin College in Hartford teamed up with RGBSI to launch a robotics and automation center of excellence, to support education in advanced manufacturing technology.
When two teens were dramatically rescued last year from a rip tide off the eastern shore of Australia by a drone dropping a flotation device into the water, it made apparent what drone pilots have been saying for a long time: Drones have multiple practical uses.
Arizona State University's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering have introduced a new two-year master's degree program in robotics and autonomous systems. The course of study launched on Jan. 7 and, according to the university, is just one of a handful in the country specializing in the subjects.
North Carolina State University researchers have created 3D-printed soft mesh "robots" that can contract, reshape and grab and release small objects (such as a drop of water or a tiny foil ball) while floating on the water surface.
Pitsco Education is launching several solutions that tie together robotics and coding for K–12 education.
Lodi Unified School District in California is planning to launch a robotics academy in time for the 2019-2020 school year.
Two STEM education companies are working together to market robotic kits with components, curriculum and professional development.