PCS Robotics

PCS Robotics is Dedicated to Delivering state-of-the-art Technology Education Mediums, into schools and Learning Facilities nation-wide. For nearly 20 years this has been the cornerstone and guiding philosophy for PCS Edventures.

Originally started in the garage of a school teacher in a small rural town in Idaho, PCS now spans the globe with presence in all 50 United States and 13 countries worldwide. Our many products and services bring our unique approach to education to the entire spectrum of users from Preschool through Higher Education. Our product lines range from hands-on learning labs in technology-rich subjects li

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05/18/2012

» 10% Off PCS Digital Media Labs

pcsedu.com Students are using digital tools everyday, even at a young age. Why not take the tools they love and use them to make your lesson plans more effective?

yollar.com 04/25/2012

$20 for a 2-Hour Robotics Class at the PCS Center for STEM Education ($50 value)

yollar.com Have a kid who loves robots and science? Get him or her some scientific fun with today's deal: $20 buys you a two-hour robotics class from PCS Edventures, a $50 value!

pcsedu.com 03/29/2012

» PCS Robotics for the 21st Century Learner Webinar

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pcsedu.com Join the PCS Robotics Webinar on April 12 at 10:00 am MST for an exclusive look at the importance of robotics in education, as well as activity ideas for National Robotics Week! Never had a robotics program before? This will be the perfect introduction to the growing phenomenon and the remarkable e...

pcsedu.com 03/06/2012

» Win Robotics Kits For Your Classroom!

pcsedu.com Interested in winning some amazing robotics kits for your classroom? If so, sign up for the PCS Edventures Nobody Beats The Fish Giveaway! For those of you who love fischertechnik building elements, and we know thousands of professional educators who do, this is not to be missed:

pcsedu.com 01/18/2012

» PCS Robotics Fire Sale

Don't miss tomorrows Fire Sale! This one-day only event is not to be missed. It's the only chance to get the PCS Robotic Education Pack, which includes our amazing Brain Micro-Controller, for up to 50% off!

pcsedu.com In honor of National Engineers Week in February, PCSEdu is providing the most amazing robotics sale yet! The PCS Robotics Education Pack (REP kit) Fire Sale starts Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 am MST, with the price being slashed as low as 50% off! This amazing kit is the perfect way for any classro...

pcsedu.com 01/16/2012

» PCS Robotics Webinar

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pcsedu.com If you would like more information or a personal review of our Robotics options and Professional Development opportunities with a consultant, click here.

pcsedu.com 01/12/2012

» PCS Robotics Fire Sale

pcsedu.com In honor of National Engineers Week in February, PCSEdu is providing the most amazing robotics sale yet! The PCS Robotics Education Pack (REP kit) Fire Sale starts Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 am MST, with the price being slashed as low as 50% off! This amazing kit is the perfect way for any classro...

bestcollegesonline.com 12/15/2011

50 Essential Twitter Feeds for STEM Educators | Best Colleges Online

PCS Robotics made the list!

bestcollegesonline.com While jobs may be hard to find in many fields, when it comes to STEM professions, there often aren’t enough trained professionals out there to fill all the available positions. Add to that the fact that the U.S. often lags behind other countries in the world when it comes to math and science scores ...

[12/14/11]   Celebrate Christmas by giving your child the gift of learning at the amazing Robotics Christmas Break Camp at Sage International School in Boise! It's an exciting one of a kind camp that your child will be thanking you for! http://www.pcsedu.com/christmas or email [email protected] for more information.

pcsedu.com 11/03/2011

» Free Shipping on all Digital Media Labs!

pcsedu.com Introducing the Infusing Technology Digital Media Labs! Designed for today’s youth, PCS Digital Media Labs will transform any classroom or after-school program into a technology-driven STEM environment that uses digital photography, video, or podcasting to make daily lessons more effective and engag...

find.botmag.com 10/17/2011

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pcsedu.com 10/12/2011

» Exploring 10th Grade PTE Web Session

pcsedu.com PCS Edventures will highlight our brand new 10th grade PTE curriculum on Tuesday, October 25th, at 12:00 PM EST. The 10th Grade Engineering Curriculum is the first of a three-year sequence of curriculum that takes students from the foundations of design through product development and placement. Jo...

youtube.com 09/26/2011

MINDS-i: Robot Platform

youtube.com MINDS-i on youtube is your channel to explore the possibilities of your mind's eye. MINDS-i is the only outdoor robotics system that allows you to take your inventions to the next level of igniting your creativity and imagination. Our patented system of quick-lock construction elements empowers you ...

youtube.com 09/21/2011

Disc Brake

youtube.com Visit http://mymindsi.com/ to learn more. Two words. Disc. Brake. What can you build? Yet another prototype at MINDS-I, simple, it uses one servo and spring ...

ngm.nationalgeographic.com 09/20/2011

Robots - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

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ngm.nationalgeographic.com Us. And them. Robots are being created that can think, act, and relate to humans. Are we ready?

idahopress.com 09/14/2011

Students study engineering through hands-on projects

http://www.idahopress.com/news/students-study-engineering-through-hands-on-projects/article_205ea09a-de8f-11e0-bdf7-001cc4c03286.html

idahopress.com NAMPA — If you visit Casey Boothby’s seventh-grade science class at Sage Valley Middle School, don’t expect to find students hunched over their books memorizing the periodic table.

pcsedu.com 09/08/2011

» U.S. Department of Ed Requirements for Race to the Top Round 3

pcsedu.com The U.S. Department of Education released today the proposed requirements for Race to the Top round three (RTT3), a $200 million grant fund to continue State-led K-12 reform. RTT3 will invite finalists from round two—Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylva...

pcsedu.com 08/30/2011

» Register Now: The Math of Robotics Webinar

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pcsedu.com On September 20th at 10:00 AM MST, PCS Edventures will offer The Math of Robotics Webinar. Kellie Dean, Director of Professional Development and Joe Egusquiza, VP of Secondary Education, will lead an interactive session in which participants will, literally, see how robots enhance math comprehensio...

chibots.org 08/16/2011

Minds-I RoboMagellan Sponsorship opportunity | Chibots

chibots.org Chibots has been hosting the SRS RoboMagellan Midwest competition since 2008. One hurdle that some people have is not knowing how to get started or not having the sufficient funds to finance this project that will easily top $500 USD.

ed.gov 08/16/2011

Secretary Duncan to Hold #AskArne Twitter Town Hall | ED.gov Blog

ed.gov The Department of Education announced today that Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in the first-ever #AskArne Twitter Town Hall on August 24, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Veteran education journalist John Merrow will moderate the town hall that will also be broadcast live on ED’s ustream channel.

pcsedu.com 07/29/2011

» New: Introduction of Robotics into the Elementary Classroom Webinar

Our Intro to Robotics After-School Community Webinar was a HUGE success! Thank you to all of our attendees. And don't forget, our next webinar is coming up next week so sign up today!! http://pcsedu.com/blog/?p=1666

pcsedu.com PCS Edventures, the national leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs and products, is offering a free online discussion and presentation on how to introduce Robotics into your Elementary Classroom using LEGO® and fischertechnik® building elements.

pcsedu.com 07/26/2011

» PCS Edventures Curriculum Developer Selected to Attend NASA Tweetup for Juno

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pcsedu.com Caldwell, ID (July 16th) – NASA will bring together 150 Twitter followers to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a two-day Tweetup, August 4 – 5, 2011, for the launch of the Juno Satellite on its way to explore Jupiter. Caldwell, Idaho resident Laura Baran has been selected as one of 150 @NAS

pcsedu.com 07/22/2011

» New: Introduction of Robotics into the Elementary Classroom Webinar

http://pcsedu.com/blog/?p=1666

pcsedu.com PCS Edventures, the national leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs and products, is offering a free online discussion and presentation on how to introduce Robotics into your Elementary Classroom using LEGO® and fischertechnik® building elements.

pcsedu.com 07/21/2011

» STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future

http://pcsedu.com/blog/?p=1658

pcsedu.com Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers drive our nation’s innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas, new companies and new industries. However, U.S. businesses frequently voice concerns over the supply and availability of STEM workers. Over the past 10 years, gr

blogs.forbes.com 07/21/2011

Robots Converge on Smithsonian

http://blogs.forbes.com/oshadavidson/2011/07/20/robots-converge-on-smithsonian/

blogs.forbes.com Add another reason to visit the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History: Robots. Specifically, nine robots developed at the Sandia National Laboratories that have been designated "historically significant," including MARV (Miniature Autonomous Robotic Vehicles), Dixie, the first battlefiel

pcsedu.com 07/15/2011

» Don’t Forget To Sign Up For Our Webinar July 28th!

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pcsedu.com PCS Edventures, the national leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) after-school programs and products, is offering a free online discussion and presentation on how to introduce PCS Robotics into your after-school setting using LEGO® and fischertechnik® building elements. Never

nasa.gov 07/15/2011

Watch NASA Videos

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nasa.gov Watch, download or share the latest NASA videos, including launches and landings, mission operations, science updates and animations.

07/13/2011

Vocational Schools Face Deep Cuts in Federal Funding

Vocational schools are so important! Let's push to keep the funding stream alive! http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/10/business/vocational-schools-face-deep-cuts-in-federal-funding.html?_r=1&hp

nytimes.com Federal funding is at risk for vocational and technical courses that may keep disengaged students in school.

nytimes.com 07/12/2011

In Robotics, Human-Style Perception and Motion Are Elusive

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/12/science/12robot.html?ref=science

nytimes.com They can crank out cars, conduct surgery and win on “Jeopardy!” But in challenges of perception and motion that humans handle effortlessly, robots have a long way to go.

foxnews.com 07/08/2011

Atlantis Blasts Off on Final Flight for Space Shuttle Program

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foxnews.com Space shuttle Atlantis displayed its power and majesty one final time, rocketing into space from Kennedy Space Center Friday morning despite gloomy, threatening skies -- marking the final launch after 30 years for NASA's storied fleet of shuttles.

pcsedu.com 06/29/2011

» Intro to Robotics After-School Community Webinar

pcsedu.com PCS Edventures, the national leader in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) after-school programs and products, is offering a free online discussion and presentation on how to introduce PCS Robotics into your after-school setting using LEGO® and fischertechnik® building elements. Never

spectrum.ieee.org 06/24/2011

Obama Commanding Robot Revolution, Announces Major Robotics Initiative - IEEE Spectrum

spectrum.ieee.org The U.S. president is launching a National Robotics Initiative to accelerate the development of robots that can help create new businesses and jobs

06/23/2011

Minds-i Robotics

Minds-I Robotics Educational Products.

pcsedu.com 06/21/2011

» Major Corporations Promote STEM Education

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pcsedu.com With education budgets declining, it’s more important than ever for schools to receive private funding and support. The following article highlights corporations backing STEM Education in the U.S.

06/21/2011

U.S. Military To Keep Robotic Edge in Face of $400 Billion Cuts

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-19/u-s-military-to-keep-robotic-edge-in-face-of-400-billion-cuts.html

bloomberg.com U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn said the U.S. will maintain its lead in unmanned robotic technology in the face of a $400 billion reduction in defense spending.

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