Worlds Tiniest Computer

Robotics Technology for Kids and the World’s Tiniest Computer

What Is That Speck? The World’s Tiniest Computer. See that really tiny black speck? That’s a computer! And that giant white rock next to it is actually a grain of rice… I know – mind BLOWN! Measuring in at 0.04 cubic millimeters, this is officially the world’s tiniest computer. Now, you can’t play Fortnite on …

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Best Summer Camp by Parents

Parents Select Classroom Antics as Best Summer Camp

Choosing the best summer camp for your child can be a difficult one. Sometimes it is good to have the opinion of another parent to help guide the way. Why Parents Choose Classroom Antics Camp We hear firsthand from parents every year why they think Classroom Antics is one of the best summer camps. So, …

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A Honeybee’s Helpful Robot

Drones Could Replace the Honey Bee Drones could replace the honey bee. Most of us are aware of the honeybee crisis. The environmentally sustaining species – pollinating 80% of the world – have been dying out at a surprising rate. So, scientists in Japan have been working on a backup plan, just in case: Pollinator …

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Want the Best Advice on Tech Education? Ask a Teacher

“Teaching is the profession that teaches all of the other professions.” –Author Unknown As a parent when I have questions about my child’s education I ask their teacher, so we decided to sit down with our Classroom Antics teachers and ask them their thoughts on tech education, and here is what they had to say …

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LEGO Robotics

New LEGO Robotics Sensor: Inertial Motion Unit

Classroom Antics is very excited to hear that Dexter Industries announced the release of a new sensor for LEGO MINDSTORMS. Dexter Industries is a leader in advanced sensors and peripherals. The sensor is a proper 6 Degree of Freedom (DOF) Inertial Motion Unit (IMU) sensor. Thus, it measures the rotation and acceleration of robots built …

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Homemade Roomba

Homemade Roomba

Every parent knows the importance of investing in their child’s education because it will pay off in the long run. Now, I’m all for giving their child the best possible opportunities for success. But, what about today. Now thanks to Classroom Antics and LEGO Mindstorm NXT you don’t have to wait for the payoff. In …

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Instructors are Great

Are Camps Eligible for Dependent Care Flexible Spending

What is Dependent Care Flexible Spending? Many parents work for a company that has a Flexible Spending option (also called Flex Spending). A flexible spending account lets you have money deducted from your payroll. It is then in a special account to pay for certain items tax-free. There are typically two types of flexible spending …

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