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junkbots in northampton

Last Wednesday (11th June 2012) junkbots returned home. During the Inspiring Girls into Engineering event held at the School of Science and Technology, University of Northampton a junkbots session was held.

Two groups of girls from two local primary schools built a drawing junkbots remarkably quickly (going to have to think of ways to extending it!) that
- drew patterns without anyone touching it;
-carried the battery pack (4 AA batteries)




Details of the work developed and a case study can be found at: http://www.hestem-sw.org.uk/project?id=16&pp=540


Details of the case study can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Junkbot_june_northampton.pdf

Details of an in-school session plan can be found at: http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_KS3_4_longer.docx

Details of an STEM club session plan can be found at: 
http://projects.hestem-sw.org.uk/upload/Planning_Process_junkbots_primary_short8.docx




If you would like to know more about the Junkbots projec…