February 5, 2010

CalcBots Teach Students by Calculation


NASA has generously donated CalcBots, miniature Mars rovers, to the Takoma Park Middle School Science Club in Washington. By using TI-84 calculators, students, under the guidance of naval mechanical engineer Michael Britt-Crane, must figure out equations to allow the robots to function on a "mission." Perhaps one of their projects could include getting the full-size and now defunct Spirit to stop spinning its wheels and move along.

Via Washington Post

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at February 5, 2010 8:50 AM
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