- Learn design concepts.
- Learn teamwork.
- Learn problem solving techniques.
- Learn about simple machines.
- design concepts
- teamwork needed in the design process
- impact of technology in manufacturing
Students design and build a working robotic arm from a set of everyday items with a goal of having the arm be able to pick up a Styrofoam cup. Working in teams of three or four students, the students explore effective teamwork skills while learning simple robot mechanics.
To see portions of Build Your Own Robot Arm in action, view the following IEEE.tv video:
Alignment to Curriculum Frameworks
Curriculum alignment sheet is included in PDF.