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Where do I get the New Sensor Kit for My Dobot Magician?

Question: I see there’s a new sensor kit for the Dobot Magician. Is it any good? Where can I get it? Answer: Jim and I have both tested this extensively and I emphatically endorse it! They connect to your robot effortlessly, and give your robot so much more usefulness when it comes sensing and AI. […]
Dobot Magician Spare Parts

Dobot Magician Spare Parts

Question: My ___________________ for my Dobot Magician/Magician Light is broken/missing/not working, what can I do? Answer: Ben Sawyer from InPosition Technologies has given us a pricelist of spare parts! InPosition is the certified repair company in the US, and they are the place to go for parts. One negative is that there is a $50 […]

V3 Dobot Magician Curriculum Done!

Jim and I have been working on the new curriculum for the Dobot Magician robot, and we must say, it came out great! There are activities for Teach & Playback, Dobot Block (which looks just like VEX V5) and did extensive testing on the new software: DobotLab. We also did some testing with peripherals like […]
Mass STEM Hub - Reverse Engineering

Mass STEM Hub - Reverse Engineering

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Reverse Engineering: Step by Step (100 minutes) (Teachers should have a laptop with a working Onshape account to take full advantage of this […]
Mass STEM Hub - What is CIM?

Mass STEM Hub - What is CIM?

If you have any questions about this presentation or any of the relevant material on this website, please feel free to contact me at any time at chris.hurd@chrisandjimcim.com . Thanks for attending! Workshop #1: What is CIM?, and Why It’ll Probably Be Your Student’s Favorite Class!  Mass STEM Hub @ WPI 10/18/2021 (50 min) Take a […]
Donate to ChrisandJimCIM

Donate to ChrisandJimCIM

Well, here it is, summertime, and we are getting ready to update the website. This whole website, and all of its content have been free of charge, because we feel strongly that teaching kids how to make stuff is vitally important to our economy, and we are passionate about bringing this content to you and […]
Unilever Nano Factory

Unilever Nano Factory

(CNN)When you think of a factory, you might imagine a giant facility with huge chimneys belching steam. But consumer goods giant Unilever has developed a fully functioning production line inside a shipping container. The company has over 300 factories in 69 countries, but this is its first experiment with what it calls a “nano” or […]
Adding Math and Science to your sTEm Project

Adding Math and Science to your sTEm Project

welcome NYSMTP! The STEM based projects & activities below can be found on this website. These activities are ones that can be done in a classroom, and may actually be applicable without the lean towards manufacturing. However, feel free to brows through and see what can be done if you want to work it into […]
Arduino Control Systems-Block Coding

Arduino Control Systems-Block Coding

What is an Arduino / microcontroller? An Arduino is a microcontroller, which is a computer system on a chip that does a job. It contains an integrated processor, a small amount of memory, and programmable input/output devices, which are used to interact with things connected to the chip. Microcontrollers can be program devices to sense […]

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