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        Explore robotics with this SciGirls activity guiding students to design and build a mechanical arm to lift a small item. Robotic arms were first used in manufacturing in the 1950s. These arms were developed to help with dangerous jobs such as heavy duty welding, painting, and lifting large equipment. Today they are also used in scientific research, medical surgery, and to help people who have had amputations.

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