Did you know that we already use robots for things like space missions and undersea exploration? Right now, we use robots for dangerous missions, but in the future, they might be used for a lot more! A robot might help drive your car or even cook your dinner!
Robotics is an expanding field, which means there are a lot of jobs right now and there will probably be a lot more. If you haven’t already considered a career in this field, the role models in this video might just convince you to do some research! Robotics is a collaborative career that requires all different types of people with all different types of backgrounds, so no matter what you’re interested in, there could be a great career waiting for you in the field of robotics.
Fun Page Activity: This fun page activity lets you practice programming a robot. Think about how robots move and complete tasks while telling your robot to fetch a banana!
Independent Learning Guide: Watch the "Robotics" video, then use this guide to think about the role of robots and robotics in society. This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to further explore the technology and ideas involved in robotics.
Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth "before, during, and after" learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.