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Bomb Squad

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There is no classroom activity for this program. The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Hans Moravec: Future Robots
In an interview, this Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute scientist discusses his views on robots—from the current state of technology, to today's bomb-defusing machines, to the capabilities of robots in the next century. (Grades 9-12)

Hazardous Duty Robots (Hot Science)
In this interactive activity, choose the right robot for three different scenarios: to help out with a terrorist threat, to clean a mine field, and to clean up a nuclear reactor disaster. (Shockwave plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8)

Robo Clips
Watch video that shows six different robots as they navigate on land and in water and climb stairs. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

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