Information and links to resources about robotics.
Lego Mindstorms is perhaps the easiest robotics kit to build, and is very flexible, with its own programming language. Check out O'Reilly's excellent book; the web site also has links to several Mindstorms resources. I encourage students to learn "real" programming languages, like Smalltalk or Java, and find ways to hook these languages into Mindstorms. This is a test. Check out languages such as:
HISD's technology curriculum department is the coordinating group for robotics education activities in Houston. They host several robotics competitions throughout the school year, including the TCEA convention