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DroneBlocks + Unitree Put On A Show At NSTA 2023

March 31, 2023 — < 1 minutes

DroneBlocks touched down in Atlanta last week for the National Science Teaching Association Spring 2023 conference.

Science + STEM-focused teachers from around the country came together for a one-of-a-kind learning and networking experience. The conference is billed as a space for Science educators to explore best practices, innovative instructional strategies and techniques, and next-level engagement approaches for inspiring students in science and STEM…wait- did somebody say next-level engagement?…that’s where we come in! DroneBlocks and our partner in quadruped robot education, Unitree Robotics, were in attendance to share our new Robot Dog program with hundreds of teachers, professors, curriculum writers, and administrators. 

Attendees stepped right up to the Unitree booth to witness some of the GO1’s best tricks and hear how students can use the quadruped as a vehicle to learn coding languages, study artificial intelligence and understand robotics engineering and manufacturing. 

Much like it works in the classroom with students…attendees were first Wow’d by the GO1’s impressive acrobatics and canine-like range of motions, then followed up with the natural question of “How can we do that?” We were happy to share the budding success stories of STEM educators such as Joe from Northridge High School and Sean at BetaBox Learning and how they are already inspiring students via the GO1.

We want to thank the NSTA and their attendees for having us, as well as our partner team at Unitree Robotics for making the trip, we had a blast!

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