Follow us!
YouTube Facebook Pinterest

STEM

11

Jun'15

The Robotics Summer of Learning is Back!

We are proud to announce the return of our Robotics Summer of Learning program! This summer, students have the opportunity to learn how to program robots, earn a programming certificate and badges, and play with cool software for FREE! We will provide all of the software and training materials at no cost …

Read More

21

May'15

Droids Robotics – FLL Razorback Invitational Recap

The Droid Robotics are back with an update on their latest competition! —————————————————— Last week, our Pittsburgh-based robotics team (Not the Droids You Are Looking For) attended the First LEGO League (FLL) Razorback Invitational. The FLL Razorback Invitational is a 72-team invitational, championship tournament that was held from May 14-17, …

Read More

08

Apr'15

Pittsburgh Area – May Madness Info!

We are excited to announce the Sarah Heinz House May Madness event for 2015! This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 2 at the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh, PA. This Year’s Game: We will be using the VEX IQ Highrise game. Both VEX IQ and LEGO robots can compete! We …

Read More

06

Apr'15

A Teacher’s POV: Palisades Middle School Robotics Initiative

After last summer’s on-site training at Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy, Palisades Middle School’s technology and computer teachers initiated semester STEM units featuring the VEX Cortex Clawbot, Robot Virtual Worlds software, and ROBOTC programming. 8th grade students now experience how to build and program a robot through collaborative teamwork. In technology …

Read More

30

Mar'15

National Robotics Week – VEX IQ Challenge!

To celebrate National Robotics Week, we’ve opened up our FREE VEX IQ Virtual Challenge for everyone to participate!! The VEX IQ Virtual Challenge is part of an ongoing research project by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy and the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center designed to assist robotics teams learning to …

Read More

20

Mar'15

Getting Started with ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ!!

Are you interested in learning how to program in ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ or VEX IQ Robot Virtual Worlds? If so, click here!

Read More

17

Mar'15

New Case Study Highlights Successes of Robot-Math Activities!

A new case study shows that robot-math activities might be successful when focused on a few target skills and when designed with individualized tutorials/prompts that motivate proper skills. Read more about it here!

Read More

16

Mar'15

Updated VEX CORTEX Video Trainer!!

We are so excited to share the latest web design update for our VEX CORTEX Video Trainer! Check it out today!

Read More

04

Mar'15

DARPA Launches Robots4Us Video Contest for High School Students

DARPA wants to know what you think. Create a 2-3 minute video that shows the kind of robot-assisted society you'd like to see in the years ahead. Winners will earn opportunity to attend DARPA robotics challenge!

Read More

04

Feb'15

A Teacher’s POV: First Year Teaching Automation and Robotics

In our latest Teacher’s POV post, Ross Hartley wrote a wonderful post about his first semester teaching Automation and Robotics in the Pickerington Local School District.

Read More

Mission

Use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology.

All students are technologically literate, mathematically competent, and confident about their future.

top
© 1999 - 2015 Robotics Academy. All rights reserved. All names and trademarks are property of their respective owners.