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Cubelets Robot Construction for Kids

Cubelets Robot Construction for Kids
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Sphero on Vimeo Sphero is a completely new type of game system. It’s the world’s first robotic ball that you control with a tilt, touch, or swing from your smartphone or tablet. You can drive Sphero, play tabletop and multiplayer games, use Sphero as a handheld controller for on-screen gameplay, learn basic programming, and even play augmented reality games. Check us out online and order your own: 10 aplicaciones para enseñar programación robótica en colegios – Bejob Enseñar a los niños a programar es una tendencias cada vez más extendida en los programas didácticos de muchos profesores. Los beneficios de aplicar conceptos de programación robótica en la enseñanza no solo servirán a aquellos que, desde muy pequeños, sueñan con ser informáticos. Su aprendizaje hará que los más pequeños de la casa se encuentren mejor preparados para su futuro profesional y puedan desarrollar un pensamiento más ordenado y lógico. Para comenzar a estimularlos desde edades muy tempranas, existen una serie de aplicaciones que enseñan cómo construir, de un modo totalmente autónomo, juegos y otras actividades, utilizando tan solo un interfaz visual o cadenas de código. 1. Lightbot Jr (4 o más años) Esta aplicación está protagonizada por un simpático robot que debe superar varios niveles. 2. Esta aplicación consiguió el máximo galardón el Parents’ Choice Gold Award por ser la aplicación favorita de los padres. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

how-to-build-your-makerspace?utm_content=buffer3895a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter Learning by making has been around since long before edtech—just think about what the adventurous explorers or intrepid settlers of yore would have thought of "Do-It-Yourself." But with thousands of kid-friendly tech tools and a whole World Wide Web of resources out there, creative, interesting opportunities for learning-by-making abound for everyone. Okay, so with all those resources, where should you start to build a makerspace? Here at EdSurge, we've rolled up our sleeves, put on our protective goggles, and built a Maker Guide from scratch, just for you. Read on for ideas from the educators and entrepreneurs who think making 24/7, including what is involved with project-based learning and making in the classroom and tried-and-true lessons from the field on starting your makerspace. Making on a budget?

Mobile Learning Playground 2015 - ISTE Mobile Learning Network Join us for interactive fun in Philly! Engage-Learn-Play! Interactive Presentations and Table Topics Presentation Station 1 Making Your Smart Devices Smarter: Gadgets Robbie K. This presentation will highlight the latest innovations in emerging mobile smart accessories and gadgets for enhancing teaching and learning including the updated Appapedia Mobile App Resource Center PreK-Careers Mobile Sensor Apps for Learning: Turn Your Mobile Device into a Science Lab Space Rebecca E. Have STEM students collect meaningful data inside or outside of class, on field trips, or at home. Mobile Apps for 3D Modeling and Printing Dr. This session will demonstrate a variety of apps that can support designing for 3D modeling, especially for the purpose of 3D printing. Hackathon: Hack Your Class Chris Luchs, Associate Dean, Career Technical Education, CCCOnline and Kae Novak, Instructional Designer, Front Range Community College What is a Hackathon? Mobile Games That Are Not "Chocolate-Covered Broccoli" Dr. Dr.

Robottica - Inicio DIY Constellation Wall Art That's Out-Of-This-World Easy By Brian Patrick Flynn, Photo by Rustic White Photography Pick your favorite constellation or zodiac sign and turn it into modern art. This budget-friendly artwork also serves as ambient lighting. Tools drill and 1/4” drill bit miter saw rag hammer wood filler fine grit sandpaper detail paintbrush painting essentials (paint roller sleeve, handle and paint tray) roll of kraft paper damp cloth Materials 2’ x 4’ sheet of stain-grade plywood 1x2 x 12’ piece of pine or birch trim strand of 100 white LED twinkle lights 10’ extension cord water-based wood stain quart of white semi-gloss latex paint picture nails polyurethane Step 1. Cut 1x2 pine or birch trim to size, cut the ends at 45-degree angles on the miter saw. How Older Men Get Tighter Looking Skin Step 2. Use a rag to apply an even coat of stain to the plywood and the trim. Step 3. Use a small detail paintbrush and white semi-gloss paint to create the constellations. Step 4. Step 5. More From

STEM - Lower School Technology Educate to Innovate and the National Video Game Challenge are all White House STEM initiatives The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. There is more; STEM Education attempts to transform the typical teacher-centered classroom by encouraging a curriculum that is driven by problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning, and require students to actively engage a situation in order to find its solution. Dr. Take a look at The Marshmallow Challenge by clicking the image below Click the image on the for more design challenges

Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects Caine's Arcade | A cardboard arcade made by a 9-year-old boy. How Desktop 3D Printing is Moving From Makers to Pros We've all seen the results of desktop 3D printing. And let's be honest, the results have often been less than impressive. Things like homemade toys and models have a certain cool factor, but once that wears off you have to ask yourself, is a desktop 3D printer just a $3,000 tchotchke maker? That's not to discount however the things being done by makers and the DIY movement. “For years, even 10 to 20 years ago, we've talked about a 3D printer on every engineer's desk. The upside to all of this Kawola said, is that many makers are engineers in their day jobs. In the material space alone, for example, Kawola pointed to how it was once only possible to 3D print with PLA. “I credit that to the open-source nature of desktop 3D printing,” he said. Kawola called it a “convergence of capability” that is creating this shift. “[The grippers] break all the time, people lose them, they get stolen – it's a consumable item in factories,” Kawola said.

Makerspaces in the Classroom During my eight-plus years of teaching students in a makerspace-style environment, I have witnessed first-hand a surge of interest in problem-based curriculum from both our youth and their parents due to its ability to engage students and to help them retain the knowledge. This is why the marriage between the classroom and the makerspace is so potent. It fills the gap between classroom theory and the physical world. Historically, sparse classroom budgets have been the root cause for a lack of modern equipment in the classroom. This made sense, of course, when an entry-level 3D printer could cost more then $20,000. Now, a derivative of the technology can be purchased with the proceeds of a single bake sale, or even through parent donation. The beauty of the makerspace is its ability to not only inspire students, but to accelerate their knowledge intake through exciting and imaginative curricular application. Classroom Environment Standalone Makerspace Adam Kemp

3 Reasons Why Robotics Promotes a Culture of Creativity in the Classroom To meet the challenges of the modern workplace, today’s education is calling for curriculum that integrates STEM learning and creative problem solving in the classroom. I have found that creativity in the classroom is better harnessed when it is encouraged and is critical for today’s students, particularly when using robotics. Below are the top three reasons I believe robotics can promote a culture of creativity in your classroom, ultimately helping propel the next generation of innovators forward: 1. One common misconception about creativity that many of my students have is that to be creative, you need to have a knack for drawing, painting or storytelling. By being creative as teachers and incorporating robotics into our lesson plans, we can show students that it is possible for creativity to go hand in hand in math, science, coding and more. 2. Robotics frequently present open-ended challenges that do not lead to single solution. 3.

Example Robots | Hummingbird Robotics Kit Need some inspiration? Here's three videos of robots built with Hummingbird kit materials, arranged in order from easiest to hardest to build: Chris' Horse. Estimated build time: 30-45 minutes Emily's Dog. Need more inspiration? 17 robots in 12 minutes: Robots built as part of an educator training workshop Robots interpreting poetry: watch robots help students interpret Frost, Keats, Dickinson, Poe, and Sanburg Fire and Ice, by Robert Frost: a behind-the-scenes look at two students' robotic interpretation of Frost's Fire and Ice poem.