Robo-Roach to the Rescue?

TECHNOLOGY Have you ever stomped a roach, just to have it skitter away unscathed? Now scientists know how they do that, and how to put it to good use. (Nat Geo Phenomena blog) Browse through other ways scientists are studying nature for the latest technology. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Take a look at … Continue reading Robo-Roach to the Rescue?

Game of the Week—Challenge: Robots!

By Sara Zeglin This game comes to you from National Geographic Education! You’ll play as a new engineering employee—getting the basics of the engineering process, practicing robot construction, and leaning about the exciting ways in which robots are used outside the lab. Why It’s Cool Challenge: Robots! empowers players to make decisions in constructing robots. These decisions will directly determine whether or not your company’s robots … Continue reading Game of the Week—Challenge: Robots!