Robotics education in public schools using recycled materials and principles of Project-based Learning

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Vinícius Ferreira da Silva
Sandro César Silveira Jucá
Vitor Veras de Moura
Renata Imaculada Soares Pereira
Solonildo Almeida da Silva


The proposed project aims to implement an educational robotic teaching project in public schools. The developed robot uses the concepts of meta-recycling, which aims to encourage the sustainability and the reuse of electronic components to minimize garbage generation. The teaching technique used is the methodology of Project-based Learning (PBL), defined by developing projects based on a question, problem or task, which motivate students to create solutions applying theory to practice. PBL uses collaborative problem solving to significantly increase student interest and involves analyzing each student learning evolution independently. The project also promotes interdisciplinarity among the common areas taught in schools, making the learning process more dynamic and interactive.


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da Silva, V. F., Jucá, S. C. S., de Moura, V. V., Pereira, R. I. S., & da Silva, S. A. (2018). Robotics education in public schools using recycled materials and principles of Project-based Learning. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(8), 145-152.
Author Biographies

Vinícius Ferreira da Silva, Federal Institute of Ceará (IFCE) - Maracanaú Campus, Brazil

Computing Department

Sandro César Silveira Jucá, Federal Institute of Ceará (IFCE) - Maracanaú Campus, Brazil

Computing Department

Vitor Veras de Moura, Federal Institute of Ceará (IFCE) - Maracanaú Campus, Brazil

Computing Department

Renata Imaculada Soares Pereira, Federal University of Ceará (UFC) - Pici Campus, Brazil

Electrical Engineering Department

Solonildo Almeida da Silva, Federal Institute of Ceará (IFCE) - Maracanaú Campus, Brazil

Pedagogical Department


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