Robotics

STEM Bus takes STEM education on the road - KUTV 2News

August 1, 2017 - 12:41pm

KUTV 2News

STEM Bus takes STEM education on the road
KUTV 2News
(KUTV) STEM education is now on wheels as Utah's first STEM bus takes the show on the road. The STEM bus is a 1997 UTA bus that used to take people around town. UTA retired the bus. It sat for a little bit before it was donated to become a mobile ...

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Main Street Bank announces contributions to robotics course - Wicked Local Westborough

August 1, 2017 - 9:38am

Wicked Local Westborough

Main Street Bank announces contributions to robotics course
Wicked Local Westborough
WESTBOROUGH — The Main Street Bank Charitable Foundation awarded the Westborough Education Technology Fund $5,000 grant for the Westborough Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School robotics course and curriculum. The mission of the WETF is to ...

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A Durable, Dynamic Robot Is Taking Over Classrooms For Under $40 A Pop - Forbes

August 1, 2017 - 9:31am

Forbes

A Durable, Dynamic Robot Is Taking Over Classrooms For Under $40 A Pop
Forbes
Kennewell said that making robotics education accessible and affordable to all has been Microbric's dedicated goal since founder Brenton O'Brien first began developing a better classroom robot. As a result, Edison is one of the most technologically ...

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Main Street Bank announces contributions to robotics course - Wicked Local Shrewsbury

August 1, 2017 - 9:30am

Wicked Local Shrewsbury

Main Street Bank announces contributions to robotics course
Wicked Local Shrewsbury
WESTBOROUGH — The Main Street Bank Charitable Foundation awarded the Westborough Education Technology Fund $5,000 grant for the Westborough Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School robotics course and curriculum. The mission of the WETF is to ...

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Robots should make money, save money, increase productivity, or deliver entertainment—and let humans be human - Quartz

August 1, 2017 - 7:01am

Quartz

Robots should make money, save money, increase productivity, or deliver entertainment—and let humans be human
Quartz
There will be commercial robots that deliver economic value (such as replacing security, receptionists, and drivers). There will be consumer robots that mimic today's appliances and toys, requiring no consumer education, and causing no human-capability ...

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Aussies rule Amazon Robotics Challenge - Innovators Magazine

August 1, 2017 - 4:58am

Innovators Magazine

Aussies rule Amazon Robotics Challenge
Innovators Magazine
The Japanese city of Nagoya hosted RoboCup 2017 last week. It was the 20th anniversary of an event which exists to foster 'research and education in robotics and Artificial Intelligence'. And it was also the location for the 2017 Amazon Robotics ...

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Outdoor drone complex for safe, bold flight testing - sUAS News

August 1, 2017 - 3:44am

sUAS News

Outdoor drone complex for safe, bold flight testing
sUAS News
An outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles is coming to the University of Michigan's College of Engineering this fall, adding to the university's spate of advanced robotics facilities. M-Air will be a netted, four-story complex situated ...

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How about 'Arkportseraga'? - Hornell Evening Tribune

August 1, 2017 - 12:05am

Hornell Evening Tribune

How about 'Arkportseraga'?
Hornell Evening Tribune
The schools currently share athletics, special education programs, a robotics program and specific as-needed transportation functions. “Our two school communities are much more alike than the schools that surround us,” said material distributed at the ...

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R&D Special Focus: Robotics/AI - R & D Magazine

July 31, 2017 - 3:32pm

R & D Magazine

R&D Special Focus: Robotics/AI
R & D Magazine
Today, both technologies are being incorporated into many elements of everyday life, with applications popping up in everything from healthcare and education to communication and transportation. In July, R&D Magazine took a deeper dive into this ...

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Two Coral Springs Schools Part of $277,000 Robotics Grant » Coral ... - Coral Springs Talk

July 31, 2017 - 2:10pm

Coral Springs Talk

Two Coral Springs Schools Part of $277,000 Robotics Grant » Coral ...
Coral Springs Talk
Competing against 63 teams from around the world, the robotics team from McArthur High School won the Orlando Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition.

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Two Coral Springs Schools Part of $277,000 Robotics Grant » Coral ... - Coral Springs Talk

July 31, 2017 - 2:10pm

Coral Springs Talk

Two Coral Springs Schools Part of $277,000 Robotics Grant » Coral ...
Coral Springs Talk
Competing against 63 teams from around the world, the robotics team from McArthur High School won the Orlando Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition.

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Junkbot disrupts the world of eLearning - Khaleej Times - Khaleej Times

July 31, 2017 - 1:34pm

Khaleej Times

Junkbot disrupts the world of eLearning - Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times
Junkbot enables learners to use ordinary things around them to build working robots.

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Junkbot disrupts the world of eLearning - Khaleej Times

July 31, 2017 - 11:52am

Khaleej Times

Junkbot disrupts the world of eLearning
Khaleej Times
Robotics educational kit manufacturers such as Lego, Makeblock and Fischertechnik usually have a restricted number of parts and plans. Also, the language and architecture contained in the kits tend to be limited. It is almost like boxing the minds of ...

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Weird 'Rocks' at Robotics Test Site Turn Out to Be Dinosaur Fossils - Live Science

July 31, 2017 - 11:35am

Live Science

Weird 'Rocks' at Robotics Test Site Turn Out to Be Dinosaur Fossils
Live Science
Members of the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team (USST) were visiting Midland Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada, on June 1, to scout locations for an upcoming robotics contest. They needed terrain that closely mimicked the Martian surface, ...

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BEST Robotics wants to make STEM the new sport for Pittsburgh kids - NEXTpittsburgh

July 31, 2017 - 11:19am

NEXTpittsburgh

BEST Robotics wants to make STEM the new sport for Pittsburgh kids
NEXTpittsburgh
Now Mendel and her team plan to expand their unique brand of STEM education to schools throughout Western Pennsylvania and the tri-state region by moving the BEST Robotics headquarters from its current location in Georgetown, Texas to Pittsburgh.

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Alameda Municipal Power presents check for tech education - East Bay Times

July 31, 2017 - 11:10am

East Bay Times

Alameda Municipal Power presents check for tech education
East Bay Times
Robotics education helps students develop vital, 21st century skills such as understanding the scientific method; identifying relevant sources of information; and collaboration and teamwork. For as little as $1 per month, AMP customers can support ...

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Eden Prairie's Talon Robotics to host car show - SW News Media

July 31, 2017 - 9:37am

SW News Media

Eden Prairie's Talon Robotics to host car show
SW News Media
Eden Prairie High School's robotics team, Talon Robotics, will host its fourth annual car show fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the EPHS south parking lot, 17185 Valley View Road in Eden Prairie. All of the show's proceeds will ...

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Project Promise to Continue Through Baylor Community Outreach Grant - Baylor University

July 31, 2017 - 1:42am

Baylor University

Project Promise to Continue Through Baylor Community Outreach Grant
Baylor University
UYP students can choose from dozens of classes, including business development, citizenship, LEGO animation, robotics, cooking, art, travel, short-form writing, computer science, history and biology of the human body. ... WACO, Texas (July 31, 2017 ...

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College faculty set sail for STEM research - Toledo Blade

July 31, 2017 - 12:04am

Toledo Blade

College faculty set sail for STEM research
Toledo Blade
The robotics field, or advanced manufacturing, also makes great use of sensor networks, and Mr. Mayyas envisioned devising a sensor that would eliminate some of the manual labor of the algae study, a concept he and Mr. Bullerjahn can continue to explore.

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College awarded manufacturing grant - Shelby Star

July 30, 2017 - 11:40am

College awarded manufacturing grant
Shelby Star
“PPG has been very supportive of these programs over the years,” said Ken Mooney, vice president of Continuing Education at CCC. “The funds will be used to support scholarships for Making It Work, while FIRST Robotics will utilize funds for robot ...

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