Robots are made to go and do what humans either can not, or do not want to do. They are used in hundreds of ways from exploring Mars, to working tirelessly on a manufacturing line, to providing companionship. Not to mention they make great movie characters!

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Build your own mini popsicle stick drone (quadcopter) in this fun STEM activity! A materials list and detailed written instructions are available on the Science Buddies website: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/diy-mini-drones?from=YouTube The next video in this series, showing an altitude control circuit for the drone, is coming soon! Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,500 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12…
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This video shows what you can do by adding an Arduino to your Science Buddies Bluebot Kit. The Bluebot Kit introduces students to robotics and electronics without requiring a computer or any programming. Adding an Arduino to your kit allows your robot to perform more complex behaviors. Kits (Arduino not included) are available for purchase at https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/bluebot-4-in-1-educational-robotics-kit/. Instructions for the Bluebot projects, including wiring diagrams and…
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In 7th grade, after reading a newspaper article about female engineers at NASA, Maria Bualat knew that was what she wanted to do when she grew up. Fast forward to today, and now Maria is a robotics engineer at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA where she develops robotics systems for space exploration. Her main project at the moment is Astrobee-- a free flying robot for the International Space Station. It’ll help astronauts in the space station and measure the quality of the air…
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