Robots, GPS/GIS, and Programming Technologies: The Power of "Digital Manipulatives" in Youth Extension Experiences

By Barker, B., Grandgenett, N., Nugent, G., & Adamchuk, Viacheslav

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2010
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Article
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Journal of Extension
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48
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1
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Abstract The study reported here examined the effectiveness of educational robotics combined with GPS/GIS technologies used as "digital manipulatives" in the teaching of concepts in science, engineering, and technology. Based on the success of previous s