As I said in my earlier comment to you, Pubudu, the parents likely will have just as much ir not more fun with this as the kids! Good idea to market to them--then the kids will benefit from their parent's interest in the Tinkerbots.
Indeed you're right, Pubudu, this is definitely a good way to get kids thinking early about things in a way that engineers might. I suppose it would be an especially good tool if the parents themselves also were in this field (and they may have a lot of fun with it, too!).
Ha, I know, Cabe, I am sure parents will be as much into these toys as their kids, if not more so...not to mention adult "kids" who stll like to tinker with robots and build things with Legos. In fact, the latter seems like a real cult thing--I have read about all sorts of adults who are Lego geniuses, building all sorts of complicated structures and inventions.
Thank you. All of the students who have used the Arduino for their Capstone projects stated they have learned so much about Embedded Systems and Electrical Engineering. Some of them are creating some really awesome projects even though they have graduated and are working in their chosen field of study. The Arduino is truly planting seeds for the future.
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