Friday, August 26, 2016

ROBOTS FOR EDUCATION (Part 2: Why We Teach LEGO Robotics and an Introduction to Other Educational Robots)

Why LEGO Mindstorms robots

1. popular in schools
2. FLL (First LEGO League) competitions motivates and encourage students
3. WRO (World Robotics Olympiad) competitions open to wider range of ages even up to universities)
4. Robo Cup Junior - primary school to age 19, not exclusive to LEGO but many uses LEGO
5. School clubs
6. Uses Graphical Languages which uses drag and drop programming blocks
7. Other robots (not included in course but links to them can be found in the Resources section

1 comment:

  1. The company that makes the Scribbler also makes the ActivityBot which we use for our courses at . It is our personal favorite.

    You can also look in to the ozobot and sphero which a lot of schools use.


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