This is an initiative to mix sustainability, engineering and computing to students.
Monday, 20 August 2012
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How to build junkbots: Old toys
In a previous blog entry the idea of using drinks can and an unbalanced motor was discussed. but what else have the projects participants t...
How to build junkbots: Drinks can, unbalanced motor
The junkbots project has now being running for 18 months in Northamptonshire, UK. But how have the junkbots being built? A video produced by...
How to build junkbots: Wheels don’t always work well
Back to the main approach, simplest way and probably the quickest:- A body (drinks can and drinks bottles usually) and an unbalanced motor -...
Huxlow Pt 2: Lego Robots
The second half (programming lego robots) on the junkbots project has been carried out at Huxlow Science College on 28th February 2011. ...
Toys from trash
Arvind Gupta has produced a lot of work on turning junk into toys that aim to demonstrate the engineering ideas in an very interesting (wel...
Brooke Weston Event
Students at Brooke Weston School, Corby have been working with the University of Northampton's School of Science and Technology on the junkb...
waste inspires students
A recent article in the Northampton Herald and Post " How a university is using waste as tool to inspire students " by Lawrence Joh...
junkbots goes to Roade
Friday 16th March 2012, the junkbots project moved to year 6 at Roade Primary School. The aim was to Look in to how to use electric motor...
junkbots in northampton
Last Wednesday (11th June 2012) junkbots returned home. During the Inspiring Girls into Engineering event held at the School of Science an...
Wootton Primary School
On the 30th April 2012 the junkbots project went to Wootton Primary's STEM club. The task was challenging to design and to build junkbots th...
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