Guest Blog courtesy of SciGirls

Robot Body Language

These days social robots designed to interact with people are sold in stores as pets, housecleaners, and even healthcare assistants! To make these robots seem more humanlike, designers give them personalities using sounds, digital displays, and gestures. Can you communicate an emotion without using your face or voice? Find out with your friends and family in this Robot Body Language activity!

How do robot designers make robots seem more expressive? Watch the scientist profile to find out!

*Girlstart collaborates with SciGirls to help disseminate their awesome activities, and we think this a great activity to introduce robot design.

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