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Patrons learn about coding by creating a 2D robot that can be "programmed" to show different emotions

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Related Programming Resources

Hints for uses in your library Try pairing this activity with "Robot Body Language" or "Create a Face"
Related Links Blade: The Emotional Computer
MIT Technology Review: How We Feel About Robots That Feel
TED Talk: Robots that Show Emotion
Originating Source Hour of Code
Photo Credit: from original activity
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Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Robots by James Bow
Robots for Kids: Exploring New Technologies for Learning by Allison Druin and James A Hendler
Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids by Angie Smibert and Alexis Cornell

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The Emotion Machine

The Emotion Machine

Patrons learn about coding by creating a 2D robot that can be "programmed" to show different emotions