Education by Robot Competition

Posted 14 Jun 2002 at 02:05 UTC by steve Share This

The BBC has posted a story about London schools adopting a program of robot construction and competition in an effort to get students interested in engineering. Educators in the UK are concerned about a nationwide decline in the popularity of science and engineering among students. Schools where the robot program has been tried claim that it has created a much more positive view of engineering among the students. Additional funding may be made available soon so that similar programs can be started in additional schools.

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