RobotBASIC is a multifeatured, general purpose, versatile programming language with an integrated robot simulator. Developed with help from a 33-year education veteran, this free tool for schools, teachers, and students has well over 800 commands and functions. RobotBASIC enables users to simulate a robot with many types of sensors, control a real robot using the wireless protocol, create animated simulations and video games, handle complex engineering problems, motivate students to learn, and create contests for robotics clubs.
Maker Camp provides a simple, enjoyable way for students to get involved in making. A worldwide network of affiliates host Maker Camps in public libraries, community groups, makerspaces, and maker homes.
The Tinkering Studio is primarily a research and development laboratory in the Exploratorium in San Francisco, but whenever possible, the museum shares its projects, activities, and developing ideas following an “open source” model.