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Robots are fascinating! Choose from one of our topics below (or choose one of your own), then write a short report. We'd love to hear your thoughts on as many topics as you'd like.

Diving in the antartica

Parkside School

Parkside School

13 Mar 2019

In 2015, a first-of-its kind robotic vehicle dove to never-before-visted depths under the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. The robot was assembled by a team of scientists and engineers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and dove through a 12-inch diameter hole in the ice and down 500 metres into the sea floor.

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500

Care robots

Parkside School

Parkside School

13 Mar 2019

One quarter of Japan’s population is over 65, and by 2065, that number is expected to rise to 40%. This has led to the rapid growth of the nursing-care robot market, and the government is spending 1/3 of its budget on the development of care robots that will make life easier for Japan’s elderly

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500

How has technology improved communication

Parkside School

Parkside School

13 Mar 2019

How Technology Has Improved Communication. Advances in technology have led to the birth of many new methods of electronic communication, such as social networking websites and videoconferences. The increase of electronic communication has helped to eliminate time and distance as obstacles to communication.

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500

insperation for Nasa

Parkside School

Parkside School

13 Mar 2019

In 2002, roboticist Mark Roshiem built a prototype of da Vinci’s robotic knight that could talk and wave. He later used da Vinci’s designs as inspiration for robots he developed for NASA.

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500

mechanical knight

Parkside School

Parkside School

13 Mar 2019

Around the year 1495, Leonardo da Vinci sketched detailed plans for a mechanical knight. The knight showed how a machine based on the human structure could be built, and it was designed to move with fluidity. It was capable of standing, sitting, raising its visor, and independently moving its jaw, arms, and neck.

Star points won
500

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