http://toysrevil.blogspot.com/2007/07/nicebunnys-free-downloadable-hedkase_25.html Online Content
Cool Jobs: Wide world of robots - http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/2012/05/wide-world-of-robots/
History and Workings of Robotics - http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
How Robots Work - http://science.howstuffworks.com/robot.htm
Work groups are formed of 3 learners per group. A Google doc is set up for each group. Members write down any interesting facts they find.
Initial Design Activity
Surface texture, finish and color can be appropriate to a design's:aesthetic qualities, mechanical, optical and thermal properties, durability, etc.
3. What materials are suitable for the design?
construction of robots. * strength, hardness,
and the aesthetic qualities determined by colour, surface texture, pattern, etc.
The Mechanical Arm
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Learners review and interact with the following the following online resources…
Learners review and interact with the following the following online resources: The Robotic Arm - http://www.howstuffworks.com/robot2.htm
Robotic Arm Game - http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/600421
Bionic Arm Design Challenge - http://www.tryengineering.org/bionic.php
Group Design Challenge: Build Your Own Artificial Arm