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  1. How to get students excited about engineering? Bring in the robots

    Photo: University of Pennsylvania / NSF Over the past three summers, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have conducted an interesting educational experiment aimed at answering one question: Can robots get high school students interested in science and engineering in college? The answer, as you probably guessed, is yes. The researchers, led by professor Vijay Kumar at the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Lab, organized a three-week robotics summer camp to teach the students what robots are capable of and how to build them. The program included lectures, tours, and of course lots of hands-on …

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