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Coronavirus Response

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Join in

During these unprecedented times we want to help you have a little fun if you're stuck at home with the kids. Enter Coronavirus Response!

We want you to design and build your own world changing robots, give them a name, and send us some pictures. The more creative the better, there are no rules except - no toilet paper! Anyone can join in, any age, and remember to have some fun.

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Your creations will be added to our wall of fame below. Please feel free to share these in whatever way you want to. (Only send pictures that you are happy for us to share in this way!).

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How to get involved

Once you have built your world changing robot, simply take a picture of it and email it along with your first name, age, your nearest city location and the robot's name, to [email protected] Alternatively, post your pictures to your Facebook page and tag us @LabmanAutomation. Look out for your pictures on our Wall of Fame below!

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Change the World
Here we have created a handy worksheet for this task, designed to engage your child and feel like real school! Print it at home and fill it in together.
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Clean up Coronavirus
With plenty of time on your hands, here is another worksheet which will get the kids thinking about Coronavirus. Print it at home and fill it in together.
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Crazy Creations
This worksheet should help to keep them busy but without so much mess! We can't promise it's a quiet one though... Print it at home and fill it in together.
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Program a Robot
Aimed at slightly older kids, this task will really test their skills angled towards programming and software. Print it at home and fill it in together.
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Other ways you can help

'What on earth is that?' I hear you say!

[email protected] basically involves you donating the unused power of your computer to help with huge calculations in medical research. The project is currently dedicated entirely to COVID-19. Follow the link to find out more.
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Support food banks
With increased pressure on supermarkets and Universal Credit claims being at an all time high, we need to support our local food banks.

The Trussell Trust supports a nationwide network of food banks, providing emergency food for those locked in poverty.
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Donate blood
The focus of the NHS blood service has changed to help collect plasma for COVID-19 research and some appointments have been cancelled. Please help the NHS and re-book your appointment to balance the blood supply.

Blood donations are classed as essential travel.
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