K-12 Educational Programs
The Robotics Academy's mission is to use the motivational effects of robotics to excite this and future generations of students to pursue math and science related careers. Robotics Academy curriculum can be found in over 8,000 schools internationally.
Andrew's Leap is a summer program primarily for local high school students. The program is run by CMU's School of Computer Science and includes sessions on programming and robotics. Students will have an opportunity to interact with some of the country's leading scientists, and will emerge from the program with a vivid overview of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.
The Roadshow is a presentation by women undergraduates and graduate students in the School of Computer Science at CMU who talk about their experiences, hopes, expectations, and thoughts on Computer Science. The middle and high school presentations include a slide show, Q&A interaction, and a simple robot demo.
The Girls of Steel is an all-girls FIRST Robotics Competition team hosted at and mentored by RI's Field Robotics Center. It is composed of approximately 40 girls from about 20 high schools in the Pittsburgh region.