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PCS Edventures Launches New Product in Discover Robotics Series

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, today announced the launch of a new product in its Discover Robotics product series.

Discover Robotics: Physics, is a unique educational approach to engaging students and teaching physics concepts using robotics and engineering systems. Designed for middle school students in grades 6-8 the product provides tools and curriculum for the hands-on explorations of physics topics including particle models, the exploration of gas pressure and behavior, the concept of air as a fluid, and an introduction to Free Body Diagrams. Educators, school administrators, or shareholders interested in learning about this product can attend a live webinar being conducted April 8, at 10 am MDT. Register using the following link:

April 4-12 is National Robotics Week, the purpose of which is to celebrate the US as a leader in robotics technology development , educate the public about how robotics technology impacts society, both now and in the future, advocate for increased funding for robotics technology research and development, and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in robotics and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math-related fields. The PCS Edventures Robotics system is comprised of The Brain, a highly versatile micro-controller and the Cortex, an engaging and easy-to-use programming environment that makes programming fun. This system provides a naturally enabling platform for engaging students in a variety of areas including computer programming, physics, math, and other topics. PCS Robotics products range from full scale robotics lab implementations to its RiQ robot kit designed for home users.

JP Chastain, PCS marketing analyst, said of the expanding robotics marketplace, "Industry research from the International Federation of Robotics reports 1.2MM entertainment and hobby robotics units sold in 2013, with over 7.5MM projected from 2014 to 2017. Our objective is to capture a reasonable annual percentage of those sales with the PCS Robotics System through both educational and retail sales."

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