Walter Velázquez Godoy, Professor of Science, Technology and the Environment at the Santiago Antunes de Maiolo School, in the Colcabamba District, Tayacaja, in Huancavelica. Photo: ANDINA/Dissemination
KIPI, the first educational robot present in the country, will be presented at the virtual exhibition Peru with Science, by its creator, rural teacher Walter Velasquez, who will be one of the panelists at the talk “Science Education in Rural Areas”. Which will take place tomorrow Thursday at 9:00 am and will be broadcast on Concytec social networks.
KIPI is a robot created and designed in times of epidemic by rural teacher Walter Velazquez in his desire to improve the learning process for children from rural schools located in the regions of Colcabamba and Tiacaga in the Huancavelica region, in the area of the Apurimac Valley, the Ene and Mantaro (Vraem) rivers.
One of the main features of this robot is that it has the ability to Read poems, tell stories, view videos, and answer trivia questions Children in the Quechua language. Additionally, she has been programmed to light up her red eyes as a sign of her anger over the river’s pollution issues. Likewise, she sings and encourages students to speak Quechua, Chanca, and Spanish, among other new things.
Walter Velasquez says this boy and girl-friendly robot was built with him Electronic parts, recyclable It attracts attention because it easily recognizes the human voice. Likewise, his innovative innovation has allowed rural educators to be considered the “bicentennial of Peruvians” because thanks to their work the students of their region were able to continue their education, despite many limitations such as the lack of internet.
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It is important to highlight that KIPI will be presented, approximately, as part of the program of activities for the second edition of the Virtual Exhibition Peru with Science, organized by the National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation – Concytec.
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, the assistants will be able to know the various fields of science and technology. They will also be able to follow activities through a profile Facebook Concetic
And on his YouTube channel.
Publication date: 10/11/2021