Learn to see like a robot see. Hear like a robot hears. Touch. Understand Depth. Then meet dozens of robots that will become commonplace and essential to our daily lives.
See, hear, feel/touch and perceive depth like a robot.
Robot Brain Surgeon with Mount Sinai Hospital:
Operate on a brain with a robot.
Rock, Paper, Scissors with Yale University:
Play this classic game against an NAO humanoid robot, but watch carefully. He may try to trick you!
Robot Swarm with MoMath:
How does a swarm of 10 robots work? How about 10,000 birds? Or 10,000,000 ants? Be part of a “swarm” collective to learn.
Control Robots with Your Mind with The Think Tank:
Use electricity from your brain to control robots and find out whether your brain is anything like a computer.
Robots with the Liberty Science Center:
Connect different parts of circuits and use different energy sources – then apply the same principles to a programmable Arduino board.
Pocket Science Energy Stick: light up an energy stick by forming a human chain
Bend It Like a Robot with Bowdoin College:
Teach a humanoid NAO robot to kick a ball by moving its legs and registering the movement on a computer – just like in stop-motion animation!
Robot Obstacle Course with Worcester Polytechnic Institute:
Drive a KUKA youBot, a robot arm on wheels, through an obstacle course.
Drive a Planetary Rover with Worcester Polytechnic Institute:
Help Oryx, the planetary rover, collect rock specimens.
TurtleBot Scavenger Hunt with Worcester Polytechnic Institute:
Drive a telepresence robot in Massachusetts while in New York City.
Robot Fish Race with New York University’s School of Engineering:
Build the fins of a robotic fish and race them against other robo-swimmers.
Drone in a Playpen with Brown University:
Robot drone takes flight.
Drive a Beam Robot with Brown University:
Test-drive a telepresence robot, the Beam, around a track.
Robot Free Throw with NYC FIRST Robotics:
Make your robot the star of the team as you toss beach balls into a goal to earn points.
Lego League Challenge with NYC FIRST Robotics:
Operate the winning Lego creation made by children ages 6 to 9 and meet these young inventors.
Museum of Keepons with Yale University:
Capture the gaze of small, yellow, snowman-like Keepon robots.
Bully Stoppers with Yale University:
Decide how to handle a bully with Keepon’s help.
Learn a language from a Spanish-speaking Keepon robot.
Nutrition Game with Yale University:
Help DragonBot choose the healthy meals for his upcoming trip and see what happens if you try to sneak a donut in.
Bandit, the Physical TrainBot with University of Southern California:
Play an exercise game with Bandit the robot.
Robo-trivia! with Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Test your knowledge of robots with a trivia game, featuring the robot game show host, the fabulous Ms. AIDA!
Hand-Bird Bots with Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Wake up the Hand-Bird Bots by playing a game on a tablet. The more you play the game, the more the robot arms get excited.
Befriend the Robot with Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
DragonBot wants to be popular, so the more attention it receives, the more it’s rewarded.
“Take Me to Your Data!”
The Computer & Invention Show:
Early computer and gaming systems…all pre-today’s computer on which we program robots.
Mixing in Eureka! Exploring the industrial revolution and mechanical era. See a steam engine, Thomas Edison cylinder phonograph, and windup artifacts.