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Robotics Tools

Robotics and other well-planned instructional technology involve students in rich exploratory experiences that require specific or general inquiry process.

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Education

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/videos/playVideo.cfm?videoID=3

JPL EDUCATION Features Robotics (and more science and technology information) for students K-college, educators and informal education.

4-H4-H Robotics

http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-robotics/

Engineering for today and tomorrow. Introduces robotics to students ages 9-18.

Homehttp://www.usfirst.org/
The official website of FIRST Lego Robotics competition.  FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). FIRST  was founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology.

 

For Mindstorms information and products.   http://mindstorms.lego.com/en-us/Default.aspx

 

LEGO Digital Designerhttp://ldd.lego.com/

Build your dream model with free Lego Digital Designer.

 

iconhttp://bricksmith.sourceforge.net/

Lego modelling for your mac and more resources.

Robotics Videos and resources

Soft (safer) robots: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/the-dawn-of-soft-robots/

EV3 software free download:

http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/downloads/software/ddsoftwaredownload/

Custom Robotics:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGGrLQy3cIA

One Day GE Commercials:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=trueview-instream&v=rlm2ZrL1Bvo

Snake Robot:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6W-sEpJEqY

The Box from Bot & Dolly (wild use projection mapping and industrial robots):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IljuoA5QmmY

Behind the Scenes of Box from Bot & Dolly:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4ajXJ3nj1Q

Episode 5:  Daily Life:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb6Fr50CBJI

Episode 1:  Communication:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0iPNr-142Q

1,000 Swarming Robots – Harvard:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK54Bu9HFRw&feature=youtu.be

Unfolding Robot – Harvard:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M1zNIVGrjM

Nanotechnology at Harvard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bddD5slfMOM

Robotic solutions at Harvard:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTwixX4yFGA

Collective Behavior in Robots at Harvard (termite inspired): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFwk303p0zY

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