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138 resources with the concept robots

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Build Your Own Robot Arm

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Engineers team up to design and construct an 18-inch-long robotic arm that can successfully pick up a paper cup. Each group is given the exact same set of materials, but it is up to them to decide what to use and how to use it. It is a...
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Space Science: Adventure is Waiting

For Teachers 4th - 6th
These full-color handouts feature two activities. The first is a reading on comets, meteors, and meteoroids. Your space science learners will examine ten phrases and determine which of the three each characterizes. The second activity...
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It's a Drag!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This is a fantastic lesson! Learners create a data table to track and measure the speed of robots as they drag race around a course. They put systems of linear equations in recognizable, conceptual, and mathematical terms, then graph...
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THE BACKWARD DESIGN PROCESS

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explain the practical uses of robots. They interpret possible careers in robotics, apply the safety guidelines of robots, and develop a perspective of the use of robots. They empathize with the cultural issues of robots in work...
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Rich Assessment Tasks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Focus on the science in a science fiction unit with a lesson based on the technology in Star Wars. Small groups work together to design spacecraft, choose items for a galactic sale, work on a space station hotel room, and decide what...
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Discovering Phi: The Golden Ratio

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fe, phi, fo, fum. This activity leads pairs to find the ratio of consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. The pairs find that the Fibonacci sequence can be found in many places. A discussion with the class shows that the ratios found...
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If I Had a Robot

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this enhancing writing with visuals worksheet, students fabricate if they had a robot what they would name it, what it would do during the day and night and what the best thing about having a robot would be.
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I, Robot, Can Do That!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students describe the three types of underwater robots and the advantages and disadvantages of using them.  In this underwater lesson students are given a task and identify the best robot for the job. 
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I, Robot by Isaac Asimov

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students contemplate the questions raised by the book/movie I, Robot.  In this theoretical physics instructional activity, students consider the pros and cons as well as the possibility of robots that can think.
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If I Had a Robot

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students study writing. For this creative writing lesson, students write a story about having a robot and make a three-dimensional robot to accompany their writing.
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I, Robot, Can Do That!

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students describe underwater robots. In this robot lesson, students describe and contrast three types of underwater robots used for scientific exploration. This lesson includes several activities, a handout, background data, and multiple...
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I, Robot: Chapter Four- Catch That Rabbit

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the development of technology in the 20th century.  In this chapter lesson, 6th graders read and discuss the literary content of chapter four, I, Robot by Isaac Asimov. They research the technology that was found in...
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What is a Robot?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore robots. In this robot activity, students discuss what they know about robots and what kinds of jobs they have seen robots do. Students research robot books, chart their findings and share with the class. Students also...
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Applying Science

For Students 7th - 8th
In this applying science instructional activity, students are given 8 scrambled words to complete sentences about technology, machines and robots. Students answer 6 questions about the effects of technology on life span and the use of...
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Natural Born Robots: Body Builders

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students perform activities to explore how their arm works and what muscles are involved. They view animated comparisons of human and robotic arms. Students create a model of the human arm.
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Naturral Born Robots: Robots Have Feelings Too

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore robotics. They design a simple device that simulates a human arm lifting a mass. Students test the strength of their arm. Learners discuss artificial intelligence.
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Dancing with Robots

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars examine how to build robots. They write programs that make the robots dance with them. They incorporate critical thinking, art, computers, music and technology all rolled into one creative project.
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The Extensions of Human Abilities: Robots in Society

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to the science of robotics through Lego Robotics and popular media. They explore robots, what they are, what they do, and what they represent in a sociological context.
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Robots All Around Us

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Student work in design teams to research robots, create a drawing of a robot they want to make, build a prototype of their robot, present their prototype and research, and write a descriptive paragraph about their creation.
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The Games Robots Play

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars learn about how robots are programmed to play games. They then construct robot applications (basic computer codes) for playing tic-tac-toe comprised of if-then logic sequences. Students then compete in teams using their...
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Robots in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the history of robotics in space exploration. They design and create a robot using various online resources, develop a list of questions about robots in space, and participate in a video conference with the Johnson...
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Our Robots, Ourselves

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars imagine how they might use a robot in their daily lives, explore advancements in artificial intelligence, investigate robotic technology under development, and prepare posters that show how robotic technology might be...
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Build Your Own Robot Arm

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork as they design and develop robot arm at least 18 inches in length using common materials.
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Robotics

For Teachers K - 5th
students identify and research robots in various roles in society, and create robotic arms and multimedia presentation based on their findings.