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Finding SoFi – March 30, 2018

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Finding SoFi: Steph traverses the uncanny valley of fish robotics. See a video of SoFi here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCsqaf4RNXk Scientists reckon they’ve discovered a new organ - but how, and why now? Money makes the water go round: How a cash prize stimulates innovation. Check out the XPRIZE here: https://www.xprize.org/ Space lasers:...

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STEAM at the Museum of the Riverina

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Students creating museums exhibitions? Love it! In this episode we speak with Sam Leah who is working on "STEAM the Museum", a project where an opportunity class from Sturt Public School are working to create an interpretative robotic display that will tell the story the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth...

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Pairing students & teachers in TPL for the win!

Ben Newsome

Shared experiences = accelerated learning! The ability to see students interact with a lesson is often times the BEST way to see if a given lesson will actually work or not and lately we couldn't agree more! Recently we worked with Condell Park Public School in Sydney, who had gone...

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Robo Wunderkind: early years robotics & blocks combined

Ben Newsome

Building robots just got better Delivering school STEM workshops across the country is such a rewarding job, especially when you get to hear from motivated teachers about the new edtech solutions they've come across! This week was one of these weeks where we heard about Robo Wunderkind, a combination of...

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How to teach robotics without a robot or even a computer!

Ben Newsome

Can they program you? One of the most captivating ways of teaching coding is whereby you deploy robotics in the classroom. Even if your school is short on cash, you can still teach the principles robotics without a robot in your room!

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5 ways Beebots can teach students

Ben Newsome

Coding for younger students Got to love a Beebot! They're such a well designed robotics teaching tool for young students that not only serve as an entry mechanism for more complex robotics but used correctly can be a versatile tool for teachers wanting to creatively teach classroom content.

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Lego robotics teaching ideas that work

Ben Newsome

Lego robotics captures kids attention like nothing else! We love Lego Robotics! Also known as Lego Mindstorms, we've been using these robots for years to teach kids coding and logical reasoning in schools for years. Students intuitively understand it and can very quickly have their robot moving and sensing it's...

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Get roving video conference robots at your school or museum!

Ben Newsome

There has been much talk around National Museum’s video conferencing robot. Developed in collaboration with the CSIRO and the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, the telepresence robot roving the NMA’s floors has allowed multiple remote schools and libraries to simultaneously connect to an onsite educator to ask...

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