A.  Make Your Own Remote Robot

Interested in setting up a robot that students can access from any location with internet access?

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Make Your Own Hummingbird Remote Robot

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Make Your Own Finch

Remote Robot

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B.  Manage Learning Remotely with MakeCode

MakeCode offers a great set of tools for remote teaching that apply well to a 1:1 scenario where all of your students have a robot at home, or to a remote robots scenario where you would like students to program a robot at your location.

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C. Remote Teaching Case Studies

Virtual Robotics Camps
with RoboFun

RoboFun takes their traditional camps online with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit!

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Undergrads & 5th Graders
Co-learn Coding & Robotics

Old Dominion University teams up pre-service teachers, engineering students, & 5th graders to co-learn robotics virtually!

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Middle School Girls Explore
Creative Robotics Virtually

Gwynedd Mercy pivoted quickly to create virtual robotics for middle schoolers!

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* Inspirations & Thanks

Remote Robots was inspired by the Telepresence Robot Kit (TeRK), a project at CMU’s CREATE Lab in 2006-2008. There isn’t much about it on the internet, but here’s a press release and a 2007 paper.

It would not be possible to run these robots without NetsBlox, a project at Vanderbilt university’s school of engineering. We’d like to thank Akos Ledeczi, the principal developer of NetsBlox, for explaining the system and sharing examples.