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Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success - sUAS News

August 11, 2017 - 12:44pm

sUAS News

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success
sUAS News
“Aurora is proud to partner with MIT on this innovative and engaging STEM-education program,” said John Langford, Aurora Chairman and CEO. “Zero Robotics has introduced thousands of students over the years to the wonders of spaceflight and robotics.

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Robo Whiz for robotics education - The Hans India

August 11, 2017 - 12:42pm

The Hans India

Robo Whiz for robotics education
The Hans India
Hyderabad: After the successful launch of India's first indigenously developed robot, 'BRABO' in April 2017, TAL Manufacturing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors launched 'Robo Whiz', an education cell designed for universities and polytechnics.

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Robo Whiz for robotics education - The Hans India - The Hans India

August 11, 2017 - 12:29pm

The Hans India

Robo Whiz for robotics education - The Hans India
The Hans India
After the successful launch of India's first indigenously developed robot, 'BRABO' in April 2017, TAL Manufacturing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors ...

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Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success - Markets Insider

August 11, 2017 - 12:27pm

Markets Insider

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success
Markets Insider
"Aurora is proud to partner with MIT on this innovative and engaging STEM-education program," said John Langford, Aurora Chairman and CEO. "Zero Robotics has introduced thousands of students over the years to the wonders of spaceflight and robotics.

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Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success - PR Newswire (press release)

August 11, 2017 - 12:14pm

PR Newswire (press release)

Aurora and MIT Celebrate Nine Years of Student Robotics Program Success
PR Newswire (press release)
"Aurora is proud to partner with MIT on this innovative and engaging STEM-education program," said John Langford, Aurora Chairman and CEO. "Zero Robotics has introduced thousands of students over the years to the wonders of spaceflight and robotics.

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University of Michigan Launches Netted Drone Testing Grounds - DroneLife (blog)

August 11, 2017 - 11:49am

DroneLife (blog)

University of Michigan Launches Netted Drone Testing Grounds
DroneLife (blog)
The UAS pavilion is one of the largest enclosed UAV flight facilities in the U.S. – 300-feet-long by 200-feet-wide and 50-feet-tall. The facility has been dubbed a “batting cage for drones.” “From an aerial robotics education perspective, this facility ...

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Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology? - EdSurge

August 11, 2017 - 11:45am

EdSurge

Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?
EdSurge
With our robotics competition, we focused on solving a problem, rather than creating a battle bot-style competition, to attract a broad swath of students. Yet purposeful design in education isn't about simplistic choices like making Legos pink or ...

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TAL Manufacturing launches 'Robo Whiz' for robotics education - Web India 123

August 11, 2017 - 11:15am

TAL Manufacturing launches 'Robo Whiz' for robotics education
Web India 123
TAL Manufacturing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors today launched 'Robo Whiz', an education cell designed for universities and polytechnics. Robo Whiz will provide students hands-on experience and help develop skills needed for effective use ...

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Amazon's robots: job destroyers or dance partners? - Seattle Times

August 11, 2017 - 9:00am

Seattle Times

Amazon's robots: job destroyers or dance partners?
Seattle Times
The 100,000 orange robots that glide through Amazon warehouses and the thousands of Amazonians who build, program and use them are part of the evolving relationship between humans and their tools that awakens new possibilities but also new fears.

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Afghan robotics team - The Nation

August 10, 2017 - 9:22pm

Afghan robotics team
The Nation
Afghanistan is at war but seemingly, Afghanis dream of creating robots by acquiring education. After six months of diligence, they were able to participate in the robotics competition, held in America. Some 163 teams from 157 countries took part and ...

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Great inventions despite nonsense in education - Hurriyet Daily News

August 10, 2017 - 6:02pm

Great inventions despite nonsense in education
Hurriyet Daily News
The genius and talented students, educated at the Science and Art Centers (BİLSEM) in Antalya, were awarded both the second and grand prizes in a robotics competition held in China, where 50 countries took part. Our “vehicle control intelligence ...

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Competitions prepare students for changing technology landscapes - Embedded Computing Design

August 10, 2017 - 5:43pm

Competitions prepare students for changing technology landscapes
Embedded Computing Design
Higher education has taken note. Typically a bastion of research, academia is turning to student competitions such as RoboCup to offer students the opportunity to continue to explore cutting-edge technologies outside of the traditional classroom, in a ...

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Reality Check: Engineering Education Starts Early These Days! - ENGINEERING.com

August 10, 2017 - 3:05pm

ENGINEERING.com

Reality Check: Engineering Education Starts Early These Days!
ENGINEERING.com
“I realized students wanted to be in robotics to play with Legos and not invest in higher-order thinking processes. After further thought, I concluded if robotics education were to continue, creativity needed to be incorporated. Over the summer, I ...

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Robots Invade Broward County Public Schools At 'Battle Of The Bots' - WGCU News

August 10, 2017 - 2:24pm

WGCU News

Robots Invade Broward County Public Schools At 'Battle Of The Bots'
WGCU News
On Wednesday, a “Battle of the Bots” capped off three days of robot training for about 100 Broward teachers who will be bringing the robots to their classrooms this fall. The robots are being provided by a grant from NASA and the Robotics Education and ...

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Plant Robot Cyborgs Can Teach STEM Concepts - ENGINEERING.com

August 10, 2017 - 12:32pm

ENGINEERING.com

Plant Robot Cyborgs Can Teach STEM Concepts
ENGINEERING.com
David Ultis runs the organization based in Boise Idaho and works to contribute to STEM education with a twist. Partnering with a local botanical garden the team began to build robots that could inspire technology and conservation. A Kickstarter ...

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This Swarm Of Little Robots Is A Totally New Kind Of Interface - Co.Design (blog)

August 10, 2017 - 10:36am

Co.Design (blog)

This Swarm Of Little Robots Is A Totally New Kind Of Interface
Co.Design (blog)
[Photo: courtesy Mathieu Simon Le Goc] The team presented their work on Zooids in 2016, and have now published two more papers on two applications of the research–in education and in the home. Le Goc, Follmer, and Ph.D. student Pauline Gourlet from ...

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New Center Development and International Expansion Fuels Sylvan Learning's Strong Momentum Heading into the ... - Markets Insider

August 10, 2017 - 10:03am

New Center Development and International Expansion Fuels Sylvan Learning's Strong Momentum Heading into the ...
Markets Insider
Backed by four decades of experience and over 750 locations worldwide, Sylvan Learning is positioned as the leading education franchise. From its commitment to technological innovation in teaching children to its unrivaled focus on STEM, robotics and ...

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RobotsNOW Brings Robotics Programs to Elementary Schools to Address National STEM Education Crisis - Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

August 10, 2017 - 8:39am

RobotsNOW Brings Robotics Programs to Elementary Schools to Address National STEM Education Crisis
Robotics Tomorrow (press release)
Two teenage brothers (ages 13 and 16) believe the US STEM education crisis begins in elementary school, and they intend to do something about it! After their robotics team won the VEX IQ Robotics World Championships, they founded RobotsNOW to ...

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RobotsNOW Brings Robotics Programs to Elementary Schools to ... - PR Web (press release)

August 10, 2017 - 3:03am

PR Web (press release)

RobotsNOW Brings Robotics Programs to Elementary Schools to ...
PR Web (press release)
Two teenage brothers (ages 13 and 16) believe the US STEM education crisis begins in elementary school, and they intend to do something about it! After their ...

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The Kids Are Alright—Solid Edge in Academics - ENGINEERING.com

August 10, 2017 - 2:41am

ENGINEERING.com

The Kids Are Alright—Solid Edge in Academics
ENGINEERING.com
“I realized students wanted to be in robotics to play with Legos and not invest in higher-order thinking processes. After further thought, I concluded if robotics education were to continue, creativity needed to be incorporated. Over the summer, I ...

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