Saturday, 24 January 2015

Waste as a tool for computational thinking

A modified version of the blog post in: 

An article in the Northampton Herald and Post " How a university is using waste as tool to inspire students" by Lawrence John discusses the Junkbots project. 
"FUNNY looking robots called junkbots could be the key to encouraging more children across the county to become engineers, computer programmers or scientists.
One force which is driving this idea forward is the University of Northampton.
For the past few years, staff from its science and technology department have been going out to primary and secondary schools to spread the word that science is fun.

By working with schools, the university hopes to show pupils a different side to computing and hopefully raise their interest in what they can achieveLawrence John

For the whole article click here.

For more on the junkbots project work go to:

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