From accident to inspiration – Robot Academy lets anyone build robots

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Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy

Years: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Word Count: 418

More than 120,000 students from 175 countries have learnt how to build robots through the QUT Robot Academy – an idea triggered by accident. This heartening article could be used to give students an insight into University robotics and applications of Physical and Chemical sciences for years 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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