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  • Carolinas MATE ROV Regional Competition, MATE

    MATE’s international student underwater robotics (remotely operated vehicle or ROV) competition consists of an international event and a network of 22 regional contests that take place across U.S. and in Canada, Hong Kong, Scotland, Japan, and Egypt. Student teams from upper elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, home schools, community colleges, universities, and community organizations, such as the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H, participate. The competition consists of three different "classes" that vary depending on the sophistication of the ROVs and the mission requirements.

    Visit the Carolinas MATE ROV Regional Competition website

    Hosted by MATE


    • April 13, 2013
      9:00am - 9:00pm


    755 S Carolina 544
    Conway, SC 29526

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  • The Robot Zoo Exhibit @The Children's Museum of the Upstate, The Children's Museum of the Upstate

    This 2,500-square-foot exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Three robot animals and seven hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors and a fly walks on the ceiling. The larger-than-life-size animated robots include a chameleon and a platypus. Also featured is a house fly with a 3-foot wingspread. Machinery in the robot animals simulates the body parts of their real-life counterparts. In the robot animals, muscles become pistons, intestines become filtering pipes and brains become computers. Sensory activities include “Swat the Fly,” a test of the visitor’s reaction time (one-twelfth as fast as a house fly’s), and “Sticky Feet,” where visitors wearing special hand and knee pads can try to stick like flies to a sloped surface. Triggering the “Tongue Gun” demonstrates how a real chameleon shoots out its long, sticky-tipped tongue to reel in a meal. THE MUSEUM IS NOT OPEN MONDAYS

    Visit the The Robot Zoo Exhibit @The Children's Museum of the Upstate website

    Hosted by The Children's Museum of the Upstate


    • April 1, 2014 - April 5, 2014
      9:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 6, 2014
      11:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 8, 2014 - April 12, 2014
      9:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 13, 2014
      11:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 15, 2014 - April 20, 2014
      9:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 22, 2014 - April 27, 2014
      9:00am - 5:00pm
    • April 29, 2014 - April 30, 2014
      9:00am - 5:00pm


    300 College Street
    Greenville, SC 29601

    The Robot Zoo Exhibit @The Children's Museum of the Upstate logo