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Mark Tilden : l'homme qui sort des robots de son chapeau - H+ Magazine

Mark Tilden : l'homme qui sort des robots de son chapeau - H+ Magazine: "Mark Tilden est le roboticien au chapeau, l’homme aux 20 millions de robots qui a écrit ses 3 lois de la robotique, l’initiateur d’un courant de pensée avec ses BEAMS. Un homme dont la pensée et l’œuvre foisonnent d’idées nouvelles."

https://humanoides.fr/2015/11/mark-tilden-lhomme-sort-robots-de-chapeau/


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Junkbot Session overview

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The School of Science and Technology at the University of Northampton have been working with local schools to create robots made from junk. This is an initiative by the University to introduce environmental sustainability, engineering and computing to students and has been funded by Northampton Enterprise Limited and east midlands development agency (emda). 
For more details:

on the junkbots project go to: http://junkbots.blogspot.co.uk/on the work developed and a case study can be found at: http://www.hestem-sw.org.uk/project?id=16&pp=540 or http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Junkbot_june_northampton.pdf in-school session plan can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_KS3_4_longer.docxSTEM club session plan can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_primary_short8.docx
This and other posters at Engage 2013 can be found at: https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/engage2013/poster-party

If you would like…

See the new JunkBot interface for Primary Education

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The aim of the project is to give students in Primary Education an introduction to programming principles and basic programming language structure via physical feedback, in the shape of robotics. To do this, research and development into available methods currently available toke place, possibilities to do with JunkBot programming such as JunkBots using Scratch and other potential languages were explored and developed upon.

History of JunkBots
The JunkBot concept originally comes from the University of Northampton JunkBots Project[1]. The aim of the concept is to introduce the concept of Environmental Sustainability through the use of recycling “junk” to create the JunkBots and introduce computing and engineering to students. JunkBots were selected for this project due to several factors. Firstly, they are cost effective ways of delivering fun, creative ways of teaching computing and engineering principles to young students. JunkBots also have scope to be flexible, in terms of creativi…

Computational Thinking of Junkbots

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A recent presentation as part of the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies, University of Northampton Research Seminar series, looking a on going project within the Department.

Junkbots has been a ongoing and ever evolving project since 2009 around the use of 'junk' as part of activities to developing skills in STEM subjects. In particular in the presentation (below) shows the links between these activities and Computational Thinking were discussed.




Junkbots and computational thinkingfrom Scott Turner


If you'd like to find out more about Computing at the University of Northampton go to: www.computing.northampton.ac.uk. All views and opinions are the author's and do not necessarily reflected those of any organisation they are associated with

If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk

Computing at School: Raspberry Pi Junkbot

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Details of the Raspberry Pi Junkbot are now available as resource on the Computing at Schools site.

Link: http://community.computingatschool.org.uk/resources/3390





If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk

New landmark in the junkbots project

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New landmark in the junkbots project - junkbots delivered by someone else.





@STEMatUN Junkbots Challenge at the Discovering Science Day, which do you think was the fastest? pic.twitter.com/Dg7SisTSas
— NevaBeast (@NevaBeast) March 25, 2015
For more details:

on the junkbots project go to: http://junkbots.blogspot.co.uk/on the work developed and a case study can be found at: http://www.hestem-sw.org.uk/project?id=16&pp=540 or  http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Junkbot_june_northampton.pdf in-school session plan can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_KS3_4_longer.docxSTEM club session plan can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_primary_short8.docx
This and other posters at Engage 2013 can be found at: https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/engage2013/poster-party




If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk

Junkbots training

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Junkbots training for University of Northampton STEM Champions on 23rd February 2015.

Training lead by Scott Turner.


For more details of the junkbots project go to: http://junkbots.blogspot.co.uk/



If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk

Creative Computational Thinking Blog

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A new blog has been launched by Scott Turner  looking at Computational Thinking (http://compuationalthinking.blogspot.co.uk/ - the typo in the name is there on purpose). As a blog there is not a particular target audience apart from those interested in Computational Thinking or problem-solving.

At the time of writing so far there have been posts on robots, apps, and overview of Computational Thinking.



If you would like to know more about the Junkbots project contact scott.turner@northampton.ac.uk