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Project presentations were judged by industry professionals such as engineers, teachers and businessmen.

Robotics

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According to the US Department of Commerce.  “STEM workers drive our nation’s innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas, new companies and new industries. However, U.S. businesses frequently voice concerns over the supply and availability of STEM workers. Over the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs was three times as fast as growth in non-STEM jobs.”

History

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT is a robotics toolset that provides endless opportunities for budding inventors, robotics fanatics and LEGO builders ages 10 and older to build and program robots that do what they want.  ​
  • The aim of this program is to inspire and support students outside of the classroom setting to go beyond the basics in bringing LEGO-based engineering to all
  • Goal: get students excited about STEM disciplines, learn problem solving skills, design, trouble-shooting, etc.

 

Highlights

  • This competition is a great way to support schools, promote STEM learning and also promote our adult education campus.-Competition was hosted at the Willow Campus
  • Children were judged by engineers and business people from the community.

2014 Mesa Robles Middle School: Top 25 Finalist - Google Lunar XPRIZE race to the Moon with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®!

Congratulations to Mesa Robles Middle School for placing as a Top 25 Finalist - Google Lunar XPRIZE race to the Moon with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®!  The list (in no particular or prioritized order) of the 25 finalist teams:

The Incredibots (USA),The Wolves (USA), Dutch Delta (The Netherlands), DALTON BRobots (Spain), Electric Dreams (USA), Exit 5 Robotics (USA), Team Starling (USA), Supernovas2 (USA), Apollo 21 (USA), MoonRiders (India), MegabotsVotu (Brazil), Artemis Rising (USA), Nebulans (Egypt),Techpops (Greece), DinaBots (Brazil), AAG Robettes (USA), Rolling Robots PV (USA), Mesa Robles Robotworks Y (USA), Tecnorois (Spain), The 4th Dimension (USA), The Space Dolphins (UK), Kritkangwan (Thailand), Lord of the Bricks (USA), Galaxy (USA) and RoboSquad United (Australia).

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Valinda won the overall competition.

  • Los Robles - Design Presentation
  • Valinda - Robotics challenge
  • Valinda - Project Presentation
  • Sierra Vista - Teamwork Challenge
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