How to Start a Successful Robotics Program

How to Start a Successful Robotics Program

Have you been handed the task to launch a new robotics program, improve an existing robotics class, or incorporate robotics & STEM in your classroom? Are you a teacher or educator plagued by the mysteries of robotics & how to teach it? When I work with schools...
Teach an Electronics Class Without Computers

Teach an Electronics Class Without Computers

With a little planning, you can easily host an electronics class without using computers. At least once a month, I have someone ask me, “how do I teach electronics and robotics classes without laptops or computers.” While you might think it’s next to...
How to Power Your Arduino Mobile Robot

How to Power Your Arduino Mobile Robot

We’ve all gone through it. We’ve built an awesome robot with all sorts of features, but now the time has come to detach it from our computers and run some tests. You think you’re all set, ready to go, but then you realize, wait… what about...
Arduino LCD using Sensor Shield v5

Arduino LCD using Sensor Shield v5

Welcome back to another LR tutorial! In this article, I will show you how to configure your Arduino LCD using Sensor Shield V5. Set aside 30-45 minutes, and you’ll be well on your way to displaying data from your Arduino or Sensors. In my Youth Robotics classes,...

Toys for Tots Fundraiser Results

Toys for Tots Results The results are in, and we did it! With your help, together we raised over $75 in donations and are able to donate over 20 toys. Not bad for a 3 week fundraiser! All of the toys will be donated to Toys for Tots in Columbus, GA. Because of you,...
How to Create a Sustainable Robotics Program

How to Create a Sustainable Robotics Program

Are you starting a Robotics Program? Do you have an existing robotics program that seems to be “dull” or “outdated”? In this article, I will outline some of the critical points to creating a sustainable robotics program, specifically for Middle...
Hack your Hexbug with Arduino Control

Hack your Hexbug with Arduino Control

Hack your VEX Pick & Drop with Arduino Control I had this really cool idea to make the VEX Pick & Drop kit “automated” by incorporating a motor on the crank shaft. Rather than manually control the arm movements, we’ll program an Arduino Nano...
Open Lab Science & Maker Studio Columbus, GA

Open Lab Science & Maker Studio Columbus, GA

We’re officially opening a brand-new space for Science, Math, and Makers. It’s called, Open Lab (by Learn Robotics). Every Saturday evening (6:30pm-7:45pm), starting in January, Learn Robotics will take over Hobby Lobby’s Art Classroom to provide...
Control an Arduino Robot with a Bluetooth Keyboard

Control an Arduino Robot with a Bluetooth Keyboard

You just got an Arduino robot, and now you want to add remote control. In this tutorial we will show you how to configure the HC-06 Bluetooth module to drive a 2WD Arduino Mobile Robot with your Bluetooth keyboard. Elegoo Smart Robot Car with Arduino Uno This guide...

Why robotics is a great activity for students

With all the different activities to choose from —dance, gymnastics, soccer, football, music, scouting, etc.— students have many options to pursue. Robotics is becoming a new pastime. Not just a class in school or an organized team. We can all thank Amazon for making...

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