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Category: robotics

BUILDING A BOT by Jason Moeller, Outreach & Homeschool Educator

Adam Savage, the former co-host of the Discovery Channel show MythBusters , eloquently answered the question “What is a Maker?” in this way: “Humans do two things that make us unique from all other animals; we use tools and we tell stories. And when you make something, you’re doing both at once.” As an educator at Adventure Science Center, I do both of those things every day as I work to create memorable science experiences for the students I teach. I get... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 8/27/18

ROBOTS PRINTING ROBOTS by Omar Peña, Makerspace Educator

We live in a world where robots can build other robots. In fact, 3D printing technology has advanced so much that robots can actually 3D print other robots. Did you know you don’t even have to travel to a high-tech laboratory to see this?! Inside Adventure Science Center’s makerspace, the Innovation Incubator (aka I 2 ) , you can get up-close-and-personal with 3D printing and robotics. I could go on and on about the incredible technology in I 2 , but this isn’t a... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 4/13/18

THE SPARTABOTS TAKE ON HUNTSVILLE by Paul Attea, ASC Science Educator

Testing the elements of our Spartabot before the competition. The pits are a frenzy with last minute modifications! Here, we are trying to sort out an electrical problem on the robot. Check out the rope climb mechanism! A custom creation built from the pieces of a boat winch! The thrill of the competition. The challenge of problem-solving mechanical... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 4/14/17

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