Exploring Cubelets Robot Blocks from Modular Robotics

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

Exploring Cubelets Robot Blocks from Modular Robotics

At Studica, we really like robotics! We offer a wide variety of robotics tools. Today we will take a closer look at Cubelets. Created by Modular Robotics, these robot blocks inspire creative thinking. Since they are easy and you can build quickly, they are a great way to introduce the concepts of robot making. Designed for initiation, imagination, and inspiration, … Read More

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Force Friday Introduces Sphero’s Star Wars Droid BB-8

kristielCoding & Programming, New Releases, Robotics

In preparation for the upcoming release of the Star Wars: Episode VII, Disney has deemed today Force Friday and unveiled a series of toys and other items related to the film. Part of this event introduced us to Sphero’s latest robotic creation, Star Wars droid BB-8. BB-8 is the cousin robot to Sphero’s flagship product of the same name and … Read More

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Bill Nye Weighs in on Fixing STEM Education

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Recently, everyone’s favorite science guy, Bill Nye wrote a commentary piece for CNBC.com outlining the challenges the U.S. economy faces with the lack of students seriously considering a career in STEM related fields. Nye noted that STEM jobs in the U.S. will increase by 14 percent from 2013-2020, with data showing that 3 million of these jobs will go unfilled … Read More

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Getting to Know Sphero Robotics (& Special Offer)

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

We’ve caught a bit of maker fever here at Studica. Recently, we’ve expanded our Robotics offerings to include some brilliant products that inspire hands-on engagement with technology and engineering in the classroom. One of our favorites is definitely Sphero and his new companion, Ollie. Sphero is a company – named after its flagship robot – that specializes in “connected play.” … Read More

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