National Robotics Week 2020, April 4-12 @roboweek #NationalRoboticsWeek #RoboWeek #MakeRobotFriend

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April 4-12 2020 is National Robotics Week!

While a lot of the events and activities have been diverted, we still want to take the week to have fun with robotics!

In celebration we will be sharing fun robot stories and projects on the Adafruit Blog everyday.

From National Robotics Week:

With most of our National Robotics Weeks events postponed or cancelled we strive to offer virtual resources. RoboWeek is pleased to present Me & My Robot, a film spotlighting young roboticists from around the world competing in the World Robotics Championships.

Learn more, be sure to check back for RoboWeek content and get involved with RoboWeek on Facebook and Twitter


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