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iFp Robotics - Robots That Make a Difference

By Innovators for Purpose

Using a humanities first approach, students grades 7-8 are introduced to robotics.

Photo of students building a robot.
Monday, January 9 – Monday, April 24

Runs 4:15-6:15 PM.

Ages: 12 to 14.

Grades 7th grade and 8th grade.

Eligibility is based on grade level (7th-8th). Gender parity amongst the participants is a priority for selection.

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  • Specific dates

Robots that Make a Difference Registration Form.

Space is limited. Program fills up before January 6 deadline. Registration form is self-explanatory.



  • In-person only.

Cambridge Main Library

449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Mid Cambridge
  • Transportation from school provided for some eligible students; check with your child's school.

Students and/or parents can arrange transportation from CPS Upper Schools to CRLS on an after-school bus. Must check with their school Clerk/front office to make arrangements.

Wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

Using a humanities first approach students are introduced to robotics. Over 13 weeks, students learn how to use the design process to understand the daily challenges of people with disabilities. Students define relevant problem(s) to solve, explore potential solutions and ultimately build robotic prototypes to demonstrate solutions. Skills learned include human-centered design, coding, 3D-modeling and more.


RTMD Flyer.pdf