Posts tagged with ‘education’

Posts tagged with ‘education’

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    Robotics Challenges for Python and GoPiGo

    What are Robotics Challenges for Python and GoPiGo? They are five new robotics challenges for intermediate GoPiGo students. These challenges use interactive Python with the GoPiGo and contain over 20 hours of content exploring Jupyter Notebooks, data science, and the science behind robotics. The inaugural collection is comprised of five unique challenges, each including three core sections: LEARN –...

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    How To Get Started With Robotics In The Classroom

    This is a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and a whole lot of chaos. by Lisa Rode, 6th Grade Classroom Teacher in Fairfax County, VA When starting a new school year or initiative, how do you add anything more? If you are not familiar with programming and robotics, adding “just one more thing” can be a bit intimidating,...

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    A Teacher’s Takeaways from the 2017 ISTE Conference

    What I learned at ISTE 2017 The ISTE conference is a spectacular reminder of why teaching is one of the best professions.  It is incredible to talk to so many educators, administrators, district-level technology coordinators, and others from around the world.  Each one is so passionate about what they teach and learning new things to help their students.  The...

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  • Solar Powered LEGO Robot Workshops Are a Hit with Students and Teachers

    Recently Dexter Industries teamed up with the University of Arizona to bring solar powered robots to engineering teaching.  Students are getting hands-on learning experience in solar engineering using the dSolar to power their LEGO MINDSTORMS robots. A teaching concept that lets students power up Lego robots by retrofitting them with mini solar panels is making its way out of...

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  • New Lab: NXT Solar Powered Car

    Explore solar energy and electric vehicles by designing and testing a solar powered car using LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and Dexter Industries dSolar 4W.

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  • New Lab: Measure Heat from a Computer With a Thermal Infrared Sensor

    A great new lab from K12Lab.com: using the Thermal Infrared Sensor to Measure Heat From a Computer

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  • Wheel Chair Control with the NXTBee, RobotC

    Very cool project using the NXTBee: "Independent Wheelchair Control for a Quadriplegic"

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  • Why you should study engineering.

    Engineering is Not Boring

    Why studying engineering is not boring. Popular Science explains how, rather than read a book in college, you can blow things up.

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  • "E" is for Engineer

    "I also wish children could understand how much fun I have. Because we need more engineers in this country for sure if we hope to remain globally competitive."

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    Datalogging for Dexter Industries Sensors

    We've added new NXT-G Blocks so you can start Data Logging with our educational sensors.

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