Ihsan Aydogdu is a fourth grader at Harmony Science Academy.
He built a touchless, motion sensor robot that dispenses hand sanitizer.
“Doing stuff like this, it’s like your dreams come true. You think, you think it up and make it up. You can turn it into reality. Maybe they’ll save even some of the lives,” Aydogdu said.
He created the robot out of a Lego Mindstorm set, two motors and a sensor.
“So the cables tell the main computer, to the rotors to push down, so the hand sanitizer can get squirts,” Aydogdu explained.
The nine-year-old student got the idea after his little sister was born.
“My mom said just don’t touch anything from the hospital, you know there’s corona[virus] and stuff. It came up to my mind, why can’t we just make a machine without touching, touching and it squirts hand sanitizer,” Aydogdu said.
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