Learning and Teaching Biodiversity Through a Storyteller Robot

  • Maria José FerreiraEmail author
  • Valentina Nisi
  • Francisco Melo
  • Ana Paiva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10690)


This research project proposes the use of Child-Robot Interaction principles to boost the interest and engagement of young children in the biodiversity curriculum. We propose an architecture where a robot learns from children through an Interactive Story, while at the same time teaches them previous knowledge acquired in past interactions.


Child-robot interaction Interactive Storytelling Learning Teaching Biodiversity 



The authors would like to thank Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento e Tecnologia (ARDITI) - M1420-09-5369-000001, for a PhD grant to the first author. This work was also supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) - UID/CEC/50021/2013.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria José Ferreira
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Valentina Nisi
    • 3
  • Francisco Melo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ana Paiva
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.INESC-IDUniversity of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto Superior TécnicoUniversity of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.Madeira Interactive Technologies InstituteMadeiraPortugal

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