Robots in the Classroom

In Finnish experiment, robots teach language and math classes Reuters March 28, 2018 · 10:30 AM EDT fins.JPG Students use a language trainer robot, Ellias, during their lesson at the school in Tampere, Finland March 27, 2017. Credit: Attila Cser/Reuters Elias, the new language teacher at a Finnish primary school, has endless patience for repetition, […]

We need high school rovers designers

36 Student Teams Roll on to URC 2018 Finals From a record field of 95 student teams, the University Rover Challenge (URC) has announced the 36 team finalists from 10 countries which have been selected to compete May 31 – June 2 at the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah.  [To […]

Can Nao and Pepper robots help in the classroom?

      Pepper is a humanoid robot manufactured by SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics), which is owned by SoftBank, designed with the ability to read emotions. It was introduced in a conference on 5 June 2014, and was showcased in Softbank mobile phone stores in Japan beginning the next day.  Pepper’s emotion comes from the […]

What is a Marspedia?

Mars Society Partners with Marspedia Project to Help Build Mars Online Encyclopedia Kids Talk Radio Science wants to help with this project.  We are located at the Barboza Space Center. The Mars Society is pleased to announce that it has joined the online Marspedia project started by two other space advocacy groups – The Mars […]

International Students Have A New Opportunity to Build A Mars Lander With Students in the USA

Get Involved in Mars Society “Red Eagle” Student Contest to Design Mars Lander Students and from the Barboza Space Center will support other teams that want to try for this new international competition.  Write your letter for possible collaboration and send it to Barboza Space Center (Suprschool@aol.com.  Attention Bob Barboza. What do I need to […]