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NASATalk Covers Robotics PDF Print E-mail
Written by LaurieRuberg   
Friday, 26 August 2011 16:12

For the next couple of weeks, NASATalk will be focusing on robotics. Check out some of these blogs to learn more about how robotics is used to promote STEM education, upcoming robotics events and tournaments, and much more!

FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament Registration and ResourcesAlpha-Rex-250

Registration for the West Virginia FIRST LEGO League Robotics Tournament, which will be at Riverside High School, in Belle, WV (just outside Charleston) on Sat., Dec. 3, will be open from Oct. 3 through Nov. 1. Read more...

Robotics Splashing into Social Media

waterboticsWheeling Jesuit University’s Center for Educational Technologies hosted a WaterBotics Camp on August 1st through the 5th. The camp focused on using LEGO NXT robots that performed a series of challenges in a pool of water. This camp was a great example on how one should utilize social media. The camp featured a daily blog, a YouTube video, and even a Facebook page. Read more...

Free Educator NXT Robotics Workshop Sept. 3, 9-3:30 at WJU cet

Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) is hosting a free Robotics Workshop for Educators and Youth Group Leaders for those learning or wishing to improve their NXT-G knowledge. Read more...


Robotic Lander Gets Sideways During Test

During a recent test at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., the robotic lander prototype, known as Mighty Eagle, performed a hover test flying up to three feet and then translated, or moved itself sideways, to perform a controlled, safe landing 13 feet from the launch pad. Read more...


A Catalog Tour of Human-like Robots

Whether we are conscious of them or not, robots are our partners in 21st Century life on Earth. Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots. As the Living with Robots video featured above tells us, robots personify our current technology capabilities as human-like, human controlled machines. Read more...

Simple_SwitchNXT robotics programmers, NASATalk has a collaborative just for you

Switches Require LoopsUsing a loop allows the actions to happen again and again and to switch from one action to the other action in the two switch paths. Read more...

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 September 2011 11:04