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Posted By KinderLab Robotics On April 7, 2015

Robots through time: Celebrating National Robotics Week

This week is one the team here at KinderLab Robotics’ has been excited about for a long time – it’s National Robotics Week! The sixth annual event urges people across the U.S. to learn more about how robotics technology impacts society and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in robotics and STEM.

We hope that in support of National Robotics Week, KIBOs that are in schools and homes across the world are getting makeovers and rolling around like crazy. It’s so important for children aged 4-7 to learn the fundamentals of programming, robotics and logical thinking – and what better time than RoboWeek 2015? If you’re putting your robot kit to good use this week, send us your images on Twitter or Facebook!

To celebrate, we thought we’d take a walk down memory lane with some of our favorite famous robots. Recognize any?

Rosie, The Jetsons (1962):

Rosie, The Jetsons (1962)

 

The Daleks, Doctor Who (1965):

The Daleks, Doctor Who (1965)

R2-D2 and C-3PO Star Wars (1977):

R2-D2 and C-3PO Star Wars (1977)

Twiki, Buck Rogers (1979):

Twiki, Buck Rogers (1979)

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Blog poll: Are you participating in National Robotics Week 2015?

Posted By Marina Umaschi Bers On March 31, 2015

Blog poll: Do you think children spend too much time in front of screens today?

Posted By Marina Umaschi Bers On March 30, 2015

View from the classroom: Kingsley Montessori School

We love connecting with our customers and hearing the ways in which KIBO has enriched the lives of their children or students. This month, we spent some time chatting with Dan Riles, the technology coordinator for the Kingsley Montessori School in Boston. Dan teaches coding and technology on a regular basis. He happened upon KIBO while Read More

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Fun with robots at the Women Veterans’ Spring Fling

Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services teamed up with the Military and Veteran Psychology Program  to host the second annual Women Veterans’ Spring Fling event at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP). This important event gives women veterans and their families the opportunity to connect with their broader community, build relationships, and to learn more about available resources. Our Read More