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"new!" GEARS Educational Systems - A robust robotics platform with real engineering components, projects and suggested curriculum.

C-Based Programming Educator from the National Robotics Engineering Consortium

Robotics classroom activities, articles, and interviews at Imagiverse

Follow robotic explorations of the world's oceans at Dive and Discover

Interactive learning about spacebots at NASA's Distance Learning Outpost

Standards-aligned engineering activities for grades Pre-K - 12.

Comprehensive robotics curriculum from CMU.

"new!" "Successful Strategies" - an introduction to LEGO Robotics with the HB

"Successful Strategies" - an introduction to LEGO Robotics with the RCX

Check out our Educational Robotics Matrix for information on activities, competitions, and internships by grade level!

Robotic Autonomy Activities: A series of exercises intended to explore principles of autonomous robotics.

-- Learn about Lego robotics in "Robotics Learning" workshops in Northern California.

--Try the "Organic Robot"--an introduction to robotics.

-- A site sharing the academic benefits of robotics projects in the classroom including a 10-page builders tips and links section.

-- Teachers in the LAPIS program developed robotics and Mars-related activities that are easy to do in class. http://wufs.wustl.edu/lapis2

-- Botball Characteristics and Measurement document and slide set!

-- The Botball Workshop for Teachers and Aids is a step toward making "An Introduction to Robotics" part of a high school curricula: http://ic.arc.nasa.gov/projects/highschoolrobotics/

-- The Educational Robotics Cyber Laboratory is a constantly evolving curriculum site for those who are interested in investigating real-world problems in educational robotics: http://www.kipr.org/ curriculum/curriculum_intro.html

-- The SOFIA Experiment (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) web site has high school level classroom activities and lessons.

--Step-by-step introduction to classroom robotics

--Check out LEGO Robot Tips

--Get ROBOLab Info

--Try this Edventures LEGO Robotics activity.

--Design a Mars Spacecraft--background information and activity.

--Learn how to take pictures from a kite.

--Get involved with the NASA Student Involvement Program

--Think about involving your class in a robotics competition like Botball or FIRST Robotics.

--Back online! Robotics Kits for the Educator and Parent.

--New Mars resources for teachers.

--All sorts of information about using LEGO Mindstorms.

--NASA Humans and Robots activity: Making and Using an ISS End Effector.

--Tufts University's LEGO curriculum site.

--Science and Engineering NASA Site of Remote Sensing (SENSORS)

--NASA's ROVer Ranch: K-12 experiments in robotic software.

--Curriculum enhancement and resources from NASA Spacelink.

--LDAPS--LEGO Design and Programming System for K-12


--Jet Propulsion Lab's Curriculum Support for K-12 Teachers.

--Lesson plans for LEGO-based activities from the Tufts University Center for Engineering Educational Outreach. http://www.ceeo.tufts.e du/graphics/k12curric.html

--Activities from the Tech Museum of Innovation's Robotics exhibit: http://www.thetech. org/robotics/activities/index.html

-- CMU Robotics Institute education information for teachers.


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