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These links to Curriculum Resources, Professional Bodies and Blogs/Forums may help provide instructional resources, links to professional resources and solutions to challenges and problems from within the Robotics Community.


   15 Week Club Plan

LEGO group


Initially these links will be in alphabetical order. As more links are added this will change.

  1. BC IRPs - Applied Skills
  2. BC IRPs - Science

  3. Curricular Ideas - 300 K-12 robotic/engineering topics from NASA
  4. Design and Technology Review - from the BBC
  5. Robot Algebra - from Carnegie Mellon University
  6. Designing technology activities that teach mathematics - from University of Pittsburgh

  7. Electricity: the Basics - from the Canadian Science and Technology Museum
  8. Electricity: Building an Electric Motor - Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, USA)
  9. Electricity: Making a Circuit Board - Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, USA)
  10. Electricity: Make a Wind Turbine - Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, USA)

  11. History of robots - PDF - from the Canadian Space Agency
  12. LEGO Engineering Units - from LEGO Engineering, USA
  13. Express bot - NXT Education Set - from
  14. Robotics - VEX Curriculum 2.0 - from Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  15. LabView for LEGO lessons - from
  16. National Robotics Week 2015 - from iRobot Corporation
  17. Robotics - SPARK Educational Resources - from iRobot Corporation

  18. Simple Machines - from the Canadian Science and Technology Museum
  19. Canadarm and Simple Machines - from
  20. Structures and Shapes - from the Canadian Science and Technology Museum
  21. Gears - Foothills High School, San Jose California, USA




Here are a few links to colleagues who are also interested in Robots and Robotics.

  1. BC Technology Teachers' Association
  2. Educational Technology Council - Alberta Teachers' Association
  3. Ontario Council for Technology Education
  4. International Technology Education Association
  5. Design and Technology Association - United Kingdom
  6. Design and Technology Teachers Association - Australia


  1. Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists
  2. Skills Canada
  3. World Skills International
  4. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  5. Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC


  1. FLL Forum
  2. VEX Forum
  3. VEX IQ Forum
  4. Botball Forum
  5. Society of Robots Forum


Your contributions and suggestions are always welcome. Feel free to contact us through the email links below.

Stewart Savard (eLibrarian) and Randy Grey (Career Coordinator)


Created by Stewart Savard SD#71 (Comox Valley) September 2009. Updated March 2016.

 Careers link      

These links connect you to a wealth of teacher resources.

Here are a few links to some of our friends in Robotic Clubs on Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, Washington State and around the world:


Interested in studying Robotics. These links may help you to find local, national and international opportunities to explore your interests.