Build A Brushbot

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Turn a brush into a robot! BrushBots are easy and fun to build and race. The tiny vibrating motor turns the bristles into thousands of little legs, then they scoot like crazy bugs. This amazing hands-on experience allows students to experiment with trial and error, learn from their mistakes, and understand the potential gaps between theory and practice.

Age range: 9 -14

Project time: 60 - 90 minutes

Area: Robotics, Engineering

Key concepts: Simple Electrical Circuits