Cool Links Archive
Learn about NASA's different robot helpers
Try this mosaic robot puzzle
Check out NASA's robotic explorers website
View pictures and movies of a hybrid robot at JPL
July (Neat stuff at NASA)
Check out JPL's Kids Page
Explore the universe online with NASA Quest
Learn about resources for students
Learn about Mars at the Athena Kids Page
Follow this webcast to make a robot at home
Get ideas for building robots at Zach's Cool Stuff
Don't have a lot of materials? Try the Spaceplace projects!
Find even more projects at the NASA Kids Page
Watch our archived webcasts about robotics, Mars, and more
Watch NASA videos
Follow the latest Dive and Discover mission in the Galapagos
Learn about JPL's current missions
Read about Robonaut on nasa.gov
Build things, play games, and learn facts at NASA's Kids page
Tune in to the FIRST National competition April 22-23
Lots of robotics competitions are coming up!
Check out a Botball competition in your area
Visit a FIRST robotics competition near you
Don't forget to try our student robotics challenges
Learn about student employment at NASA
Check out universities that offer programs in robotics
Encourage your teacher to apply for summer institutes
Watch some archived robotics webcasts
January (Keep an eye on Mars)
Watch "One Year on Mars" online
Visit the rover home page for the Top 10 images of 2004
Check out an "Imagine Mars" webcast
Look into the "Rock Around the World" project
December (Don't forget cool stuff at REP!)
Watch archived robot courses and webcasts
Gather resources to help you learn about robotics
Try one of our robotics challenges
Check out competitions around the world
Check out these universities that offer robotics
Learn about Women in Computer Science at CMU
Visit the Humanoid Robotics Group at MIT
Give your teacher ideas on using robotics in the classroom
Learn about the X Prize for human space travel
Build your own rockets and spaceships
Find out how NASA's prepares humans for space
Think about what you would take on a trip to Mars
NASA Kids has fun games, activities and stories
Check out NASA's image of the day
View NASA videos from the space station and beyond
Visit "Do Science" for science experiments and activities
Take a tour of the solar system at "The Nine Planets"
Have fun with astronomy at www.kidsastronomy.com
Learn the basics of astronomy at "Astro for Kids"
Find fun facts about Saturn's moons
Read the online book "Two Friends Go To Saturn"
Learn what makes Saturn special
Build a simple model of the Cassini spacecraft
Explore and learn at Amazing Space
Check out NASA's Virtual Astronaut
Find new opportunities at SpaceKids
Try your hand at the NASA Qwhiz!
Check out these fun Mars facts and activities
Try some cool NASA activities for kids
Learn from NASA's SCIence Files
Find out more about the European Space Agency
Learn about Humans in Space
Find out what it takes to be an astronaut!
Check on NASA Human Space Flight
Read biographies of current and former astronauts
Send rocks from your backyard to NASA scientists
Learn about the Mars Exploration Student Data Team
Explore Mars at MarsQuest Online!
Kids--don't forget about the Mars Fun Zone!
MarsQuest Online allows you to explore Mars
Check out the NASA Student Involvement Program
Learn about the Athena Student Interns Program
Learn about the Red Rover Goes to Mars Program
Keep track of the Mars rovers
Learn about the instruments at Athena
Make some cool stuff from the Space Place
Check out the Passport to Knowledge Kids' Corner
Try your hand at art or stories
Check out some fun activities
Take a look at "News for Kids"
Watch the Earth Crew missions
Learn "How Everyday Things Are Made" via video
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Student Zone
Figure out your age on another planet on NASA's kids page
Try the Beginners Guide to Aeronautics
Try the activity "Can a robot tie your shoes?"
October (Build stuff!)
Try some spacecraft models at JPL Kids
Check out the home demos at the Athena Science site
Fun projects and tutorials at Zach's Cool Stuff
"Make Spacey Things" at the Spaceplace
September (Get to know NASA)
Chat with NASA scientists at Goddard's Space Chats
Learn from the Kid's Science News Network
Do games and activities at the NASA Kids site
August (History of robots!)
The Tech Museum's timeline from 1726-1978
The Robots & AI timeline from the Computer History Museum
The U. of Texas Robotics Research Group's history of robots
Images that show the history of JPL's microrovers
July (What can kids do at NASA??!)
Check out games and activities on NASA's Kids website
Let JPL's Kids Laugh & Learn take you to new adventures
Make, do, and learn spacey things at Spaceplace
Visit the Fun Space at the Kennedy Space Center website
June (Blast off to Mars exploration!)
Learn about the Mars Exploration Rovers before they launch
Watch the Mars Exploration Rover videos
Check out the Mars Fun Zone
Do cool Mars activities with Bill Nye, the Science Guy
May (Look who's doing robotics!)
Learn about the "Machinists to the Stars" at JPL
"Way Cool Scientists" of the Mars Exploration Rover Mission
JPL Engineers creating robots for the future
Find out about some of the "Women Working on Mars"
April (Universities researching robotics!)
Learn how Stanford U. is mimicking cockroaches with robots
Check out the cuddly Leonardo robot at MIT
Try the Palm Pilot Robot Kit from Carnegie Mellon U.
isit the Center for Underwater Technology at U. of Hawaii
March (Get involved in Mars exploration!)
Get your teacher to apply for Athena Student Interns
Take picture of Mars with the Mars Student Imaging Project
Imagine Mars through art, dance, and music
Try cool home demos on the Athena Science website
February (For the love of robots!)
Get to know Grace, the Social Robot
Check out the emotions of MIT's "Kismet"
Learn about Honda's Asimo Humanoid Robot
Find out more about the "Brains Behind the Bot" at JPL
7th and 8th graders, check out the Future City Competition
Middle and high school students can try BEST Robotics
All ages can do the Trinity Firefighting Robot Contest
Learn why many robots have two cameras instead of one
Read about rover "dead reckoning" on the Red Planet
Find out ways the 2003 Mars rovers will "see" on Mars
Check out cutting edge research in 3-D computer vision
Try to control a robot (or robotic camera) over the web
NASA Langley's high school Design Competition
Try your luck at the Mars Word Find game
Don't forget to check out the Cool Robot of the Week!
October (Explore the Red Planet!)
Learn about Mars from Bill Nye "The Science Guy"!
Check out the new Mars Fun Zone!
Send your name to Mars! Sign up by November 15.
Learn about possible landing sites on Mars!
September (Try your hand at online robotics!)
Play the Mars rover mission game.
Build a better robot online!
Blast off to Mars and decide what to take along
Create your own 3D rover simluation!
August (Get a net--it's flying robots!!!)
See robotic bugs in action at Vanderbilt University.
Check out Berkeley's Micromechanical Flying Insect!
Learn about the martian possibilities for Georgia Tech's "Entomopter"!
Watch videos of MIT's robotic helicopter!
July (Projects, projects, and more projects!)
Make "Floppy the Robot" from a 3 1/2 inch floppy drive
Get ideas for projects from The Robot Channel
Join Dive and Discover's newest expedition
Check out MIT's RoboTuna, "Charlie I"
Play the Mars Rover game online!
Check out breaking news at NASA Quest!
Learn about sending RATs to Mars!
Watch underwater videos at MBARI!
Learn about robotics summer camps!
Learn about Mars exploration from the CMEX concept map!
Explore answers to the question, "What is a robot?"
Watch Let's Talk Robotics and build a microrover for the moon!
Build your own online robot--on a budget!
Learn about robotic stereo vision.
See what NASA scientists and engineers are doing!
Try out ROVer Ranch "Robots 101".
Be inspired by robots on the Robot Menu.
Check out Robot Science and Technology.
Learn about robots interacting in museums.
Visit the Machine Intelligence Lab at U. of Florida.
Take a look at the biomechatronic fish from MIT.
Learn about animals at the Robot Zoo.
Watch movies of Honda's humanoid robots.
Observe a mobile security and surveillance robotic platform.
Watch videos of Kismet, an expressive robot from MIT.
Learn about building your own robot at Home-Robot.
Read the story of A Little Rock on Mars.
Try designing your own robot online.
Check out NASA's Bulldozer Robots!
Follow along with the Aero & Space comic from NASA Langley Research Center.
Print out pages of the Space Coloring Book--including the Lunar Rover.
Learn about planetary flight at NASA Quest.
Start a team and Design a Mission to Mars!
Control your own Remotely Operated Robot.
Try out the Beginner's Guide to Model Rockets.
Check out this video about Rovers on Mars
Learn about the JPL's Sensor Webs Project
View some 3D Mars Virtual Landing Sites
Play around with NASA Kids projects and games
Send your name to Mars!
See how Technology Imitates Nature
Check out Space Day's Mission: Fun
Got a question? Ask Dr. Universe!
Get involved in NASA's Mars exploration at Just for Kids!
Try your hand at building a NASA spacecraft!
Learn about rockets from the experts at Marshall Space Flight Center!
Test your robot knowledge with this quiz !!!
Watch WORM Robotics Team videos!
Explore the "Hands-On Universe"!
Visit the Kids on the Moon Project!
Check out the robots on USC's Robotics Research Lab!
Learn about Basic Beam Robotics!
Interested in biomechanics? Check out these mechanical snakes!
Follow the Mars on Earth 2001 team as they live in a simulated Mars lander in the Arctic!
Visit Goddard Space Flight Center's FIRST web site!
Check out Robonaut under construction at the Johnson Space Center!
NASA Ames is developing the Personal Satellite Assistant (PSA) to support future space missions.
Take a look at JPL's tactile, mobile, urban robot, Urbie!
Cool NASA Kids' sites: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/kids/kids_index.html
Check out the
forefront of technology at http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/technology/
Want to know what NASA's up to with robotics?!?
Visit the Future Scientists and Engineers of America--maybe you can even start your own club!
* Visit Robotics: Sensing, Thinking, Acting to learn more about the history, art, ethics, and control of robots!
* Curious? Check out "Why Do We Explore Space?"
* Interested in Mars? Visit the Mars Education page!
* Check out RoboCamp 2001!
* Want to find cool robotics projects to do? Visit the Technology Education Index!
* Check San Francisco Robotic Society of America's Project Page for cool projects!
* Sun-synchronous robotic exploration at the Field Robotics Center.
* The LAPIS 3 website has information about the prototype Mars rover, FIDO, and the LAPIS 3 Student Mission!
* Visit Quest for opportunities to "chat" with an astronaut, learn about women in space, and more!
* Check out this extensive list of robotics competitions and events!
* Cool site from Palo Alto High School's FIRST Robotics Team! http://robotics.engr.paly.net/flashindex.html
* Kennedy Space Center's FIRST Competition Site.
* Langley Research Center's FIRST Competition Site.
* Team home pages of FIRST participants.
* Visit the Robotic Systems
Technology Branch at Johnson Space Center:
* JPL's Technology Gallery has pictures of generations of robots and rovers.
* Interested in Robot Projects? Visit http://www.robotprojects.com/ to look at projects made by other robot enthusiasts and get ideas for your own!
* Check out home demos and
information from the Athena Science Payload (flying to Mars in 2003) site:
* NASA's Planetary Photojournal
is a continuously updated database of publicly released images from various
Solar System exploration programs:
* The LAPIS program involves high school students in testing the prototype Mars rover, FIDO. Check out the student team's web site at: http://wufs.wustl.edu/lapis2/
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Last updated 09/05/05