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19 Jul

A Kid’s Perspective on Tech Camp

When you walk into a Classroom Antics Tech Camp, there is an amazing energy in the room. Everywhere you look you will find kids excited to learn about technology and highly engaged with other campers that share the same interests. Why Come to Tech Camp?But, we wanted to find out what brought them all to Tech Camp, […]

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19 May

#GirlsWithToys Proves Women Belong in Science

“Many scientists, I think, secretly are what I call ‘boys with toys,'” California Institute of Technology astronomy and planetary science professor Shrinivas Kulkarni told NPR in an interview published Saturday. Kulkarni may have intended to counter the false assumption that science can’t be fun, but in referring to these scientists as “boys” he erased an […]

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19 May

Super Bowl of robotics makes STEM subjects exciting

(CNN) Forty-thousand fans were chanting, screaming and cheering on their teams. The enthusiastic spectators had painted faces, were donning costumes, and no one was actually sitting in their seats — all were standing to get a better look at the action happening in the pens.No, I’m not describing a boxing match. I’m describing a robotics […]

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8 Jan

Robotic Devices Duel – Kids Creativity Wins at CES 2015

In the battle for robotic device supremacy at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, it is clear that the winner is going to be the kids creativity.   There were numerous robotic toys on the horizon that are sure to offer kids a play experience they will love. And if they don’t love it right out of […]

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4 Dec

LEGO Mindstorms EV3-NXT Compatibility

Did you know you can use your existing LEGO Mindstorms NXT robotics hardware equipment with the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics software? It’s true! All the training you received in our LEGO EV3 Robotics Camp is applicable to your NXT equipment you may already have at home!   While the new EV3 hardware has some […]

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25 Apr

Playing Jenga with a Chess Clock

  What Do You Need to Play Timed Jenga?   First, you’ll need a Jenga game and a chess clock. You can get a Chess Clock on Amazon or download any number of Chess Clock apps in your smartphone’s app store.   Then find a partner that can handle the intensity that this game will […]

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10 Apr

Tinkerbots – A Fun LEGO-compatible Robot for Kids

Kinematics of Germany has released Tinkerbots, an easy-to-use Arduino-based robot toy kit that is compatible with LEGO.   What are Tinkerbots?   https://youtu.be/vKsCAmjbBE0 Tinkerbots (formerly called ‘Kinematics Blocks’) is a toy building set with easy-to-add robotics. As a result, it possible for young children (and adults, too) to create an endless number of toy robots. This is […]

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9 Dec

President Obama calls on Every American to Learn Code

https://youtu.be/6XvmhE1J9PY The Hour of Code starts today. President Obama calls on every American to join in: Hi Everybody. This week [December 9-13, 2013], I’m proud to join students, teachers, businesses, and non-profit organizations taking big, new steps to support computer science in America’s schools. Learning these skills isn’t just important for your future, it’s important […]

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25 Nov

Circuit Scribe: Make Circuits with a Pen!

I spoke with Brett Walker of Electroninks today. His company makes a fantastic product described in the video below. Take a look: https://youtu.be/e0NM1jJbjrM Whenever we, at Classroom Antics, can find tools that help us teach technology, science, and engineering is a fantastically engaging way, we run with it. Clearly, the Circuit Scribe pen has all the possibilities to […]

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25 Nov

FIRST Robotics Team Cutting Ribbon at 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

FRC Teams Cutting the Ribbon   FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), announced that five award-winning FIRST Robotics Teams and their robots will open the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. The parade opened on November 28, 2013, in New York City. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Robots are Mainstream   Robots are […]

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