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Robot Resources

Mon, 2006-07-31 20:42
Submitted by Doug Blank on Mon, 2006-07-31 20:42.


The following links are useful resources outside of the IPRE. If you have additional helpful educational robotics links, please let us know in the comments below. (This page will also be available via the menu to the left, first option "Robot Resources").

Robot Competitions

Robot Hardware

Robot Educational Materials


could you add us?

Sat, 2007-07-28 21:51
Ken (not verified)

I represent a group of 2000 robotics educators, the RoboEducators. Currently we have a email group and we hope to develop a website at http://www.roboeducators.org. We share news and information about robotics in the K-12 classroom. Can you add us to this list of resources?

To subscribe to our group send an email to nRoboEducators-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

Thanks for your consideration,

Ken Berry

Industrial Robot Movies

Wed, 2008-01-02 11:46
Industrial Robots (not verified)

RobotWorx, an industrial robot integrator, features a section of robot videos on their website. This movie section is unique as it demonstrates industrial robots by many different manufacturers. See welding, cutting, material handling, and other videos.

RobotWorx also sponsored a NASCAR car and was featured on an episode of the popular television show Modern Marvels.

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy

Wed, 2008-02-13 20:29
Robin Shoop (not verified)

The Robotics Academy develops tools for teachers that make it easier to implement robotics curriculum into today’s classrooms. Our curriculum is research-based, aligns with standards, and focuses on the development of 21st century skill sets in students.

Mission - use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology.

Vision - that all students can be technologically literate, mathematically competent, & confident about their future.

Thanks for visiting us!

Robin

Link back

Fri, 2008-06-27 22:44
Char (not verified)

Really like your site! I have linked your site to a post at my site to help psychology students learn more about the disscoveries and insights of working with bots
http://www.psipsychologytutor.org/155/robot-cognitions-enhancing-quality-of-life/

Add BEST Robotics to Robot Resources

Wed, 2008-10-22 12:06
George Blanks (not verified)

Please consider adding BEST Robotics to your "Competitions" section. BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) is a middle and high school competition that is free to schools. All equipment and raw materials are provided. It is a six-week long, fall competition. Now in its 16th year, BEST is the second largest robotics competition in the U.S. with (as of fall 2008) 632 schools - over 11,000 students - participating at 32 competition sites ("hubs").

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