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STEM education

by   -   November 17, 2016

Teenage roboticist Ben Vagle shares his insights on designing and developing TrotBot: a walking mechanism with the gait of a galloping horse and a very high footstep to tackle obstacles

Fun
by   -   December 18, 2014

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Kids love robots! And they love reading too. Ranging from preschool to teen, this selection of books includes fiction and nonfiction, activity books and maker manuals, all to help inspire the kids in your life to get into robotics.

 Andrew Williams is shown with a couple of girls from the CompuGirls project. He says, "In this project we're communicating to the girls that we're going to teach you how to use these technology tools with robotics to advance your community, better understand yourself and show that you do belong in technology and you have some valuable contributions you can make."

Andrew Williams is shown with a couple of girls from the CompuGirls project. He says, “In this project we’re communicating to the girls that we’re going to teach you how to use these technology tools with robotics to advance your community, better understand yourself and show that you do belong in technology and you have some valuable contributions you can make.”
Photo credit: John C. Williams, Humanoid Engineering & Intelligent Robotics (HEIR) Lab, Marquette University

If one of the keys to building a future technology workforce is finding new ways to engage women and minorities in computer science, giving teenage girls an understanding of what the field is, and how they might contribute, matters.



Using Natural Language in Human-Robot Collaboration
November 11, 2019


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