Category Archives: Robot News

Robotics, the sport of STEM education

From: The Daily Memphian By Michelle Corbet Updated: December 19, 2018 4:00 AM CT A new sport is emerging in local middle schools — robot battles. St. Mary’s Episcopal School, a private all-girls pre-K through high school, held its first … Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics can now moonwalk to ‘Uptown Funk’

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ROBOTS: Your Guide to the World of Robotics

https://robots.ieee.org

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DARPA Wants Your Insect-Scale Robots for a Micro-Olympics – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/darpa-wants-your-insect-scale-robots-for-a-micro-olympics

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Barbie’s latest career path is robotics engineering

From: https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/26/mattel-barbie-robotics-engineer/ Earlier this year, Mattel announced that it was partnering with Tynker to bring Barbie-themed coding lessons to young kids. As of today, six free coding experiences are now available as is a new STEM-themed doll — Robotics Engineer … Continue reading

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Article: A Burger Joint Where Robots Make Your Food

A Burger Joint Where Robots Make Your Food http://flip.it/7zrgfe

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Article: A Security Robot Found Beaten Up and Covered in BBQ Sauce Had it Coming

From: Nerdist Under normal circumstances we would never encourage or endorse slathering someone in BBQ sauce, beating them up, and leaving them lying on the side of the road, and that goes for both humans and robots. But we’re not … Continue reading

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Summer Camps

Looking for summer camps. Here are some you might be interested in: CodeCrew has a number of programming and robotics summer camps at various times and locations for grades 1-12. See there website: https://www.code-crew.org/events/ for more information. Programs include coding, … Continue reading

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Festo’s New Bionic Robotis

From: IEEE Specturm Festo’s New Bionic Robots Include Rolling Spider, Flying Fox The latest in weird and potentially useful robots from German automation giant Festo By Evan Ackerman We love Festo because every year they invest an entirely appropriate amount … Continue reading

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Teachers Try Science

Here is a neat page with lesson plans to teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). It is done by IBM and it is call TEACHERSTRYSCIENCE.ORG

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