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How Robots Move (Girl Scout Troop)

Robots are simple machines made of many different parts that are programmed to run automatically. Programmers are the engineers that create step-by-step instructions, or algorithms, that tell robots how to move, understand, and act. Think you might be a good robot? See if you can follow your programmer’s algorithm. After, become a programmer, and create algorithms for robots and friends.

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    Learn about the parts of a robot.

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    Find out how robots move.

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    Make a robot move.