Dubai Students Make 3R Robot To Raise Virus Awareness
Gulf Today|May 17, 2021
The students designed most of the parts using recycled scrap items – scrap water cans, steel cans, utensils, water bottles, mixer grinder parts, boxes...
Jamil Khan

A handful of IGCSE students from Dubai Carmel School, backed by the School Innovation Department, have come together to create robots for COVID-19 awareness. The robots aims to raise students’ awareness of Covid issues, encourage their creativity, and increase reusing and recycling.

The robot can act as a virtual doctor by checking the body temperature level of students, dispensing sanitizing hand rub, and interacting with students. If a student is experiencing any symptoms, it can send an alert to the school officials. It can also program for conducting awareness classes for the students.

Three students, Maram Munzer, Malak Issam, and Irfan Rami, under the supervision of their teacher Jolly P Joy, spent three months to fulfil this project.

The school IT department hopes that this robot, which can interact with students, will help pupils raise awareness and equip them to deal with the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

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