New ‘Robotics Engineer Barbie’ Comes with Six Free Coding Lessons

Published by , July 2, 2018 1:03 pm

(Vibe.com) Matel has revealed a new line of Barbie dolls aimed at teaching girls as young as seven how to code. In partnership with kids game based computer system Tynker, Robotics Engineer Barbie offers six free coding lessons to anyone who purchases the doll. According to the U.S. Department only 24 percent of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) are women.
Robotics Engineer Barbie will teach girls the building blocks of coding, logic and problem solving. Lessons show girls how to build robots, how to make them move or dance at a party and do jumping jacks.

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