National Robotics Week 2018
Are you ready for National Robotics Week 2018? The ninth annual National Robotics Week event will be held April 7-15, 2018. RoboWeek 2017 was awesome and 2018 promises to be even better! Activities can be small, large, and everything in between. Check out our activity ideas below, think about what your group might like to do and help make 2018 our best year ever.
The Purpose of National Robotics Week
- Celebrate the U.S. as a leader in robotics technology development
- Educate the public about how robotics technology impacts society, both now and in the future
- Advocate for increased funding for robotics technology research and development
- Inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in robotics and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields
Robot Trading Cards
iRobot teams up each year with IEEE Spectrum and Georgia Tech Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines (IRIM) to create a set of robot trading cards so you can learn about some of the coolest current robots.
A deck features ten famous robots developed by companies and researchers in the U.S. along with fun facts about each. Don't forget about IEEE Spectrum's award winning, internationally acclaimed Robots for iPad app, where you can learn about even more robots.
Discover past years decks and stay tuned for the all-new 2018 deck coming soon.