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Children learning about “SnappyXO,” a kit created by aims to inspire elementary, middle and high schoolers to explore creative learning in the field of robotics and mechanical design. COURTESY OF SNAPPYXO

SBU professor develops new platform for educational robotics

Ameya Kale March 9, 2019
A professor in the department of mechanical engineering, Dr. Anurag Purwar, recently earned a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for developing an educational robotics kit for young students.
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Early this August, Target announced that it will no longer categorize its toys based on gender.

Targeting the toy trend

Emily Benson August 17, 2015
Toys will be organized based on categories or by activity so children will feel more open to trying new things. How is that a bad thing?
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(PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

The LEGO Movie: a good risk for Hollywood

Brandon Benarba February 12, 2014
Watching “The LEGO Movie” is like watching some daredevil act happening right before your eyes. It is not just the fact that directors and writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller managed to convince someone that a movie based on Legos was a good idea, but that the film refuses to be a safe children’s film.
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