Ideas and information for planning robotics course for next school year. Good introduction and overview of everything robotics – history, components, examples, careers, as well as hands-on opportunities to build and test robots using LEGO NXT and Robot C.

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“For Teachers: MAT Engineering Tufts University now has a Master of Arts in Teaching Engineering (MAT) program, which will prepare teachers for teaching engineering.
16-311 Introduction to Robotics
“an overview of robotics in practice and research with topics including vision, motion planning, mobile mechanisms, kinematics, inverse kinematics, and sensors.”
KISS Institute for Practical Robotics | Innovators in STEM Education!
“KISS Institute for Practical Robotics”
Robotic Autonomy
“download a 2 MB zip file containing the complete Robotic Autonomy curriculum package, including course schedule, instructor lecture outlines, evaluation forms and other materials.
Robotics Education at CMU
“There is much more to robotics education than just teaching about robots. Students at all grade levels are fascinated with robots; and educators have found that teaching with robots
How to Build a Robot – The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited )
“The beetle robot (Beetle bot), is a very simple and efficient robot that use no electronics component to avoid obstacle in his path. It use two SPDT switch to avoid obstacles
STEM Robotics 101 NXT | STEMRobotics
“Robo IntroCircuits and ComputersHardware, Software, FirmwareStraight AheadSights, Sounds and GearsTaking TurnsSee,Touch, RepeatDecisions, Decisions…..Get a GripWired for DataVariables
STEM Robotics 101 EV3 | STEMRobotics
“EV3 – Robotics Introduction Circuits and Computers Hardware, Software, Firmware Get Moving Taking Turns See, Touch, Repeat Decisions, Decisions Wired for Data Advanced Programming Techniques…
Summer School Program Robo Intro | STEMRobotics
“unit begins with a look at robots in general, followed by an introduction to the NXT robotics kit. Student then explore the NXT kit, learn about structural building, gearing
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper – All
“build a reliable and simple Robot Claw/Gripper”
gripper attachment
NXT Robot Arm

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Beginning Robotics Class Syllabus – Mr. Sitton | STEMRobotics
“programming of a LEGO Mindstorm robot. Students will work hands-on in teams to design, build, program and document their progress. Topics  include motor control, gear ratios,
Robotics Engineering Vol. 1 – Introduction to Mobile Robotics | Robotics Academy
$349.95 for classroom license “start by learning basic robot building instructions, programming and movement then move on to working with sensors and more complex robot behaviors.
Middle School | Robotics Academy
“easy-to-use Robotics Education Curriculum that allows students to go from having no Robotics Experience, to programming advanced behaviors. We base all of our curriculum off of the best robot…
Robotics Course Outline2.pdf
“use robotics to explore the fundamentals of engineering and electronics. The course will consist of lectures including principles of engineering, physics, electronics, mechanics
Middle School Robotic Kits
“STEMfinity’s in-house experts can help you create a customized selection of STEM resources and enrichment to fit your site’s needs. Click below and tell us more about yourself.”
Robotics Academy
“use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology. The Robotics Academy fulfills it mission by developing research based solution for teachers
NASA Robotics – Educators : 6th to 8th Grade
“Grades 6th to 8th Mars Robotics lesson plans LEGO Robotics Activities Dive and Discover! Follow robotic explorations of the world’s ocean seafloor.”
Browse Courses | STEMRobotics
STEM Education with a Robotics Implementation”
Robotics Lesson Plans | NASA
“Students use science, mathematics and technology skills to learn about robotics. Image Credit: NASA”
“Rescue Robot – A mother of three, Debbie Theobald knows all about coming to the rescue. Watch how Debbie and a team of engineers bring to life BEAR, a robot designed to remove people from danger
Google’s new robot is now even more human – Feb. 24, 2016
“Atlas uses sensors embedded in its body and legs to keep its balance. Lasers in its head help Atlas sense and avoid obstacles, navigate, assess terrain and move objects.
2016 ANIMAL ALLIES – YouTube
“In the ANIMAL ALLIES Robot Game, teams will explore the interactions between humans and animals using their robot and LEGO models.”
NXT Software Download – Downloads – LEGO® MINDSTORMS® – – Mindstorms
“To start the program, double click the MINDSTORMS NXT Software icon on your desktop. The first time you start the program it may take a couple of minutes to be ready.”
Dr. E’s Challenges: Meet the Leapers – LEGO Engineering
“open-ended LEGO robotics activities for students around the world. Each month, a new challenge is announced. Students tackle the problem and publish videos and photos of their solutions
Wireless Thymio, The educational robot | Indiegogo
“Wireless Thymio is a classic Thymio in which a small electronic module is soldered. This module is connected wirelessly to a USB dongle plugged into your computer.
Thymio – Thymio & Aseba
“Thymio is a small robot which will allow you to discover the universe of robotics and learn a robot’s language. You will be able to program it and carry out numerous experiments.
Programming and Tutorials | Machine Science
Some of our old tutorials can be found below. Please let us know if you run into any issues. Using the Breadboard Understanding Schematics Building the ATmega Board
NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Made With Lego Mindstorms | GeekDad |
“LEGO MINDSTORMS model of the Mars Curiosity Rover for the Build the Future in Space event at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The rover contains 1000′s of LEGO Technic and MINDSTORMS bricks
Wonder League
The Wonder League is a worldwide community of clubs inspiring the creators of tomorrow through robotics and coding. Teachers, make the commitment to start your club today.
Meet Jibo, The World’s First Social Robot for the Home Friendly, helpful and intelligent. He can sense and respond, and learns as you engage with him. “