Drawbots – prototyping designs for new workshops

Drawbots are always a very popular introduction to robotics workshop idea so we've spent some time recently experimenting with various designs and techniques to extend the drawbot workshops. Our focus was evaluating what materials and construction techniques are appropriate for different age groups and skill levels. We also analysed how much of the building activity [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:39:59+00:00June 13th, 2017|Art, Engineering, Projects, Technology|0 Comments

GO! GO! Robo! – Lego Mindstorms Robotics Fun.

Some of the Steamship crew were very excited to take delivery of a Lego Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit a few weeks ago and have been getting to explore the amazing potential of such an exciting system. We have been particularly impressed with the ease of construction inherent in Lego Technic parts and how this enables [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:40:18+00:00January 10th, 2017|Coding, Projects, Reviews, Technology|0 Comments