Type:

Other

Description:

This activity explores how sensing is part of robotics. Learners try tying their shoes with different constraints. After tying shoes normally, learners attempt to tie their shoes while wearing thick gloves or with popsicle sticks taped to their hands so their fingers can't bend. A connection is made to the limitations of the motion of robots, and the role of design in allowing robots to perform different functions.

Subjects:

  • Computer Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Biological science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Computer science,Problem Solving,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,technology,Early Elementary,Mechanical Engineering,Computer Engineering,degrees of freedom,Life Science,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,robots,Touch,Elementary School,Technology,History/Policy/Law,Research and Development,Physics,Computing and Information,Upper Elementary,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926121245220T,General,motion,Engineering,High School,The Design Process,Education,sensing

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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