April 15, 2016 by kittynh
I can’t ‘tell you how much the artist in me loves these creations, but also how wonderful it is to read about such a wonderful chance to help teach children about the wonders of science and skeptical thinking.
Camp Quest: Tin Can Creations
In preparation for my program at Camp Quest AZ, I’ve created 3 prototypes (pictured on the left). Certainly, there will be more. The prototypes are being used to help design a viable program for the young campers because a month ago this was just an idea. Hopefully, the kids will see these and become as excited as I am to create robots out of recycled materials
The first one I created is on the far left. Dr. Who fans will recognize it as a Dalek “one of the most feared races in the universe.” The friendly robot on the right is R2D2 from Star Wars and in the middle is Rosie the Maid Robot from the Jetsons. She is my third prototype.
These robots all have one thing in common. They are all based on the same empty soup can. The soup can is…
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