What Newbies Can Learn by Making Simple Robots
Date: This event took place live on February 12 2015
Presented by: Kathy Ceceri
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot! That includes kids, English majors, school teachers, and grandparents. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic electronics into a low-tech robot that reacts to its environment. And if you can figure out how to use the apps on your smart phone, you can learn enough programming to communicate with a simple robot.
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About Kathy Ceceri
Kathy Ceceri is the author of "Making Simple Robots: Exploring Cutting-Edge Robotics With Everyday Stuff" from Maker Media and other STEAM activity books for kids, families, and adult beginners, including "Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future." Currently the Homeschooling Expert at About.com, she helped create the GeekMom blog and book, was a top writer for Wired.com's GeekDad blog, and contributed more than a dozen projects to the Geek Dad series of books. Twitter: @kathyceceri