What Is a Robot?

With the proliferation of robotic devices in the human world, this article raises the question, what is a robot and associated ethical considerations. The article provides a useful resource for English to identify and explore ideas and viewpoints.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8, 9-10
Content type Article or research
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Interactions (user design)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Define and decompose real-world problems taking into account functional requirements and economic, environmental, social, technical and usability constraints


Define and decompose real-world problems precisely, taking into account functional and non-functional requirements and including interviewing stakeholders to identify needs

Technologies & Programming Language​s Robotics and drones
Keywords Robotics, Humanity, Programming, Automated

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