ERIC Number: EJ781156
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Challenge: Designing a Firefighting Robot
Roman, Harry T.
Technology Teacher, v67 n2 p22-24 Oct 2007
Robots provide teachers with opportunities to teach multidimensional thinking and critical thinking skills. In this article, the author presents a classroom activity wherein students are required to design a firefighting robot. This activity aims to demonstrate the complexity and interdisciplinary nature of the robotics technology.
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Robotics, Thinking Skills, Class Activities, Technology Education, Design Requirements, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Projects, Fire Protection
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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