Whether their purpose is to win a skills contest, vacuum the floor, perform surgery, or deliver a package, robots today are much more versatile than their scary counterparts from 1930’s science fiction films.

How are robots designed and built to succeed at so many diverse tasks? What does it take to program a robot? And what is the future of robots, what will they be able to do tomorrow that they can’t do today?

Explore these questions and more as we investigate The Science Behind Robots, Thursday, March 16 at 9:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. CST.

This program is targeted to students in grades 6-9 and national and state standards curriculum comes FREE. Please click here for program objectives, standards involved, and pre/post program activity.

Recent Blog

Why #WomenRule

We couldn't help but notice, today's trending Twitter hashtag is #WomenRule and we are totally on-board! Here are a couple of …

Our top 10 favorite books of 2017

We live in exhausting times—why not escape for a bit with a book? Here are our top 10 staff picks, guaranteed …


Register Now

Attend a live taping of this episode by filling out the form below.

Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am