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Hands on is minds on. We know that using integrated STEM concepts in our products and curricula prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive both now and in the future. Learn how Pitsco Education's STEM solutions help make students engaged learners and active problem solvers who are ready for college and careers.

Date Added 6/1/2012

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Empowering Students Through STEM
Empowering Students Through STEM
Hands on is minds on. We know that using integrated STEM concepts in our products and curricula prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive both now and in the future. Learn how Pitsco Education's STEM solutions help make students engaged learners and active problem solvers who are ready for college and careers.
Date Added 6/1/2012
Kinesthetic Learning with STEM in the Gym
Kinesthetic Learning with STEM in the Gym
Active learning takes on new meaning with this elementary curriculum that combines the movement of physical education classes with STEM concepts. Students move and develop teamwork as they learn about simple machines, work and effort, and much more!
Date Added 12/13/2012
Experimenting with the PRIME Buggee Bot
Experimenting with the PRIME Buggee Bot
Here is another fun and easy-to-build TETRIX ® PRIME hero model, the Buggee Bot. Our robotics and curriculum specialists discuss the benefits of the Buggee Bot, including experimenting with drive styles and adding a gripper to add more control and function to the robot.
Date Added 9/16/2014
PRIME: Perfect for Competition
PRIME: Perfect for Competition
TETRIX ® PRIME is the perfect way to add flexibility and creativity to your competition robot for FIRST ® and other events. TETRIX experts Paul Uttley and Tim Lankford explain how adding PRIME to MAX makes your system more versatile.
Date Added 9/17/2014
Using PRIME Quick Rivets and Thumbscrews
Using PRIME Quick Rivets and Thumbscrews
Building robots quickly and easily is what the TETRIX ® PRIME Quick Rivets were designed for! Learn how the quick rivets and thumbscrews make building TETRIX robots a piece of cake while letting you focus on actively participating in prototyping during the design process.
Date Added 11/17/2014
Using PRIME Brackets
Using PRIME Brackets
In this RoboBench, Specialist Tim Lankford presents creative ways to use TETRIX PRIME brackets to expand the possibilities with your designs.
Date Added 12/11/2014
Connecting MAX and PRIME: Structural Parts
Connecting MAX and PRIME: Structural Parts
In the second video of our three-part miniseries, we continue to show you how to integrate the TETRIX ® MAX and PRIME systems with a focus on structural parts.
Date Added 1/15/2015
Pick and Place with the PRIME Pickee Bot
Pick and Place with the PRIME Pickee Bot
As an example of a pick-and-place robot often used in manufacturing, the TETRIX ® PRIME Pickee Bot is an excellent real-world connection for STEM classrooms. Also, this robotic activity is an exciting way to explore simple machines, gear reduction, gear ratios, and more.
Date Added 1/16/2015
Connecting MAX and PRIME: Gears and Wheels
Connecting MAX and PRIME: Gears and Wheels
In our final video of the miniseries, we focus on how to connect the TETRIX ® MAX and PRIME robotics systems. See how the two sets of gears and wheels work together just as the other components do!
Date Added 2/11/2015
Learning with the PRIME Wheelee Bot
Learning with the PRIME Wheelee Bot
Our TETRIX ® robot experts discuss the STEM concepts that can be taught with this TETRIX PRIME hero model, the Wheelee Bot. Plus, Tim illustrates how quickly it can be built by constructing one as he discusses the educational highlights!
Date Added 2/17/2015
Modifying the PRIME Wheelee Bot
Modifying the PRIME Wheelee Bot
Our experts continue to discuss the learning potential for the TETRIX ® PRIME Wheelee Bot, this time focusing on how students can modify the robot to learn even more STEM concepts, such as experimenting with gearing up and gearing down the robot as well as adding a gear drive.
Date Added 2/17/2015
Close-up with the Tribot with Omni Wheel
Close-up with the Tribot with Omni Wheel
RoboBench Host Tim Lankford takes a close look at the construction of the TETRIX ® PRIME Tribot, which utilizes a TETRIX ® MAX Omni Wheel for extra maneuverability.
Date Added 3/12/2015