Sample Video 88: Robots 7: The Science Behind Robots


How are robots designed and built to succeed at so many diverse tasks?  What does it take to program a robot?  How are robots impacting the manufacturing process in American industry? And what is the future of robots; what will they be able to do tomorrow that they can’t do today?  Explore these questions and more as we interact with robot designers and programmers and the manufacturers who use their robots in the workplace to investigate the Science Behind Robots.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 98: Science Behind Robots Study Guide

Study Guide to accompany Educate.Today video: Robots 7: The Science Behind RobotsContents including a program description, a time-coded program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.



Teacher Tool 276: STEM Activity--Overlapping Engineering Fields

Download this teacher tool for a STEM activity providing students the opportunities to research different fields of engineering and what some of them have in common. This teacher tool could be used with any of the following Educate.Today videos:
Aviation-2, Aviation-9, Engineering-7, Engineering-9, Engineering-11, Environment-8, Environment-14, Sample Video-25, Sample Video-26, Sample Video-34, Sample Video-51, Sample Video-80, Sample Video-81, Sample Video-88, Space-9, Space-10, Space-11, Transportation-14, Transportation-20


Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.