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Have you ever wanted to host a robotics class for your school, club, or kids? Well, look no further! In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make a DIY robot. This project is great for kids and also affordable for community groups such as Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Earn the robotics badges when you complete this project! Robotics kits can set you back hundreds of dollars per kit or more. However, this article will show how to create cheap robots for less than $30 per kit.
For about $300, you can create a custom classroom set of robots that will teach hands-on concepts in mechanical design, electronics, and programming. Not too shabby right? Plus, students will have a great time designing and decorating their custom chassis. That means no two robots will look alike! Let's get started!
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I’m Liz, a Robotics Engineer, and the creator of Learn Robotics.