WorkingNation: FutureWork - The Olympics of Robotics

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The FutureWork series, directed by two-time Academy Award winning Director, Barbara Kopple investigates dramatic changes impacting the U.S. workforce and solutions to train workers for the new economy.

Episodes 4 focuses on educational approaches that emphasize problem-solving and team-work that is preparing the workforce of tomorrow for any possibility. At the international VEX Robotics World Championship, Barbara Kopple witnesses how youth working as a team on their own specially-designed robot allows them to develop skills that are becoming essential in the jobs of the new economy.

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