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How robotics can prepare young people for the future

Kristina Nelson, FIRST

What can robotics teach students, besides the basics of how to create a small machine to do a specific task? According to research, academic organizations, and the thousands of students involved, robotics helps them realize their power to build a better future. Kristina Nelson, Regional Director of FIRST, a nation-wide organization that prepares young people for the future through a suite of inclusive, team-based robotics programs for kids ages 4-18 tells more about the impact robotics can have on young people.