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Build a robot, draw a robot, code a robot with your friends. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your friends, family, or community. Share with us how you will be celebrating!
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, this is the ultimate Sport for the Mind. Watch as student-built-robots compete in the 2017 challenge entitled FIRST STEAMWORKS. How does it work? Each January, high school teams receive a Kit of Parts comprised of donated items and components worth tens of thousands of dollars. With limited instructions and working with adult Mentors, students have just six (6) weeks to collaboratively design, build, program and test their robots to meet each season's new engineering challenge. Once these young investors build their robot, the team competes in regional/district events that measure the effectiveness of the robot, the power of collaboration and the determination of students. Teams vie for awards and a spot at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO where the best-of-the-best come together in late April. College scholarships top some $30+ million annually.
Arizona West Regional website
FIRST Robotics Competition
3300 W. Camelback Road
Thanks to 3D printing, you can quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing the part as it goes. This is an easy way to prototype your parts before machining or injection molding.
In 3D printing fundamentals you will learn how to set up your 3D model for 3D printing. The class will cover different 3D printing settings, troubleshooting, and how to prevent common 3D printing problems.
3D Printing Fundamentals SBU website
249 E. Chicago Street
The Polytechnic School at Arizona State University invites you to an open house session that gives you the opportunity to visit research focused robotics labs and explore a variety of amazing robots.
Arizona State University - Robotics at The Polytechnic School website
Dr. Panagiotis (Panos) Polygerinos, Dr. Dan Aukes, Dr. Wenlong Zhang
6075 S. Innovation Way West
We're offering a FREE RObotics class and parent orientation to help give families a taste of how STEMM can be engaging and fun!
Students will enjoy:
Creating and programming robots, using both the hands and the mind.
Collaborating and experimenting with other kids in friendly competitions.
Learning to troubleshoot and solve problems, building critical thinking skills.
13770 W Van Buren St
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