R3AL Stories (Get ignited!)
Where might your inventiveness lead? Some of you might want to invent the next blockbuster video game, but many would want to change the world we live in. Here is a glimpse of what your peers have come up with when presented with a change to do just that.
An eight year-old in Connecticut, USA used Scratch to program the MaKey Makey, a printed circuit board with a micro-controller, to control a cat treat dispenser that was built with Lego blocks.
A 10 year old fourth grader assisted her father in fabricating a prosthetic hand, among other things, while learning three-dimensional (3D) printer and design software.
Students at Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, Delaware (USA), created VirDoc, a virtual cadaver for students to dissect while learning about the anatomy in Biology. Click on the link to watch the video.
Fifteen year old Mihir Garimella of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, mimicked the evasion behaviour of fruit flies in his flying sensor robot, enabling it to avoid collisions that could interfere with its work during disaster relief missions.