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Bring a robot to the library, host a demo at a university, or organize a robot convention. There are no rules other then to share the excitement of robotics with your community. If you hosted an event in 2020, tell us about your event.
As part of a FIRST® team, kids apply math and science knowledge, solve problems, make decisions, communicate complex ideas, collaborate as part of a team, exercise leadership, manage resources, create and execute business plans – all essential skills in any successful technological enterprise.
FIRST® competitions and tournaments are celebrations by which communities convey the importance of their students’ achievements in science and technology. FIRST® celebrations are fun, energetic and filled with excitement.
FIRST Robotics- Mid-Atlantic District Championship website
124 Goodman Drive
The School of Computer Science invites all members of the Carnegie Mellon community to participate in The 24th Annual Carnegie Mellon Mobot Races, in spring 2018 (April 20!). Participants will race autonomous vehicles ("MObile roBOTs") they have built along a slalom-type course on the paved walk in front of Wean Hall.
Annual Mobot Races website
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament being held at Pine Forge Academy.
Mid-Atlantic Adventist Robotics League Tournament website
Adventist Robotics League
361 Pine Forge Rd
The Yata Memorial Lecture in Robotics is part of the School of Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series.
Teruko Yata Memorial Lecture in Robotics website
Mini Maker Faires are one‐day, family‐friendly events that celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology projects and the Do‐It‐Yourself (DIY) mindset. It’s for resourceful, creative people who like to tinker and love to make things. Craftsmen, artisans, performers, homesteaders, crafters, inventors, thinkers and doers are welcome to apply to be Makers. The Faire will showcase cutting edge technology such as 3D printing and robotics, but also have more traditional trades such as woodworking, fine arts, and sewing crafts.
Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire website
Mini Maker Faire Bloomsburg
2 W 7th St
Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.
We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Glimpse the future and get inspired!
Cranberry Township Mini Maker Faire website
Cranberry Township Library
2525 Rochester Rd,
The Sea Air & Land Challenge, nicknamed the SeAL Challenge, is an Office of Naval Research Sponsored STEM initiative in which teams of high school students learn about the engineering process by creating a robotic system that will be used to compete in challenges which mimic missions encountered by the military and first responders. The students work during spring semester, in either classes or after school groups, to design and develop the robotic systems; this could be a submersible for the underwater Sea Challenge, a drone for the Air Challenge, or a land rover for the Land Challenge. On Challenge Day, the teams of students come together to compete and determine whose design best meets the needs of the mission!
Sea Air and Land Challenge website
PA Intermediate Units 12, 13 and 15
1051 Lehigh Avenue
The rapid advances in AI have made it possible to leverage AI techniques to address some of the most challenging problems faced by society. Indeed, there is a growing interest in this topic in the AI community in the past few years. However, AI researchers often find themselves without a clear path from addressing fundamental research problems to real-world deployment and positive real-world impact. The 2020 CMU AI and Social Good Symposium aims to address these challenges by bringing together AI researchers and social impact leaders to present their ideas and applications for maximizing the social good.
The 2020 CMU Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Social Good website
The Sea Air & Land Challenge is an Office of Naval Research Sponsored STEM initiative in which teams of high school students learn about the engineering process by creating a robotic system that will be used to compete in challenges which mimic missions encountered by the military and first responders. The students work during spring semester, in either classes or after school groups, to design and develop the robotic systems that can run under water, in the air or on land. On Challenge Day, the teams of students come together to compete.
Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Come see sparks fly as approximately 1,000 high school students test their combat Robots in a gladiator-style competition.
BotsIQ Finals Competition website
250 University Avenue
Join us for the 4th annual STEAM Showcase at the BotsIQ Finals Competition! All are welcome!
2020 BotsIQ STEAM Showcase website
250 University Ave
Startable™ is a free program that teaches high school students entrepreneurial and engineering skills through the creation and commercialization of hardware products. Participants earn a stipend, keep all profits from their products, and pitch for more funding at our final event.
Startable Program Kick Off website
6024 Broad Street
Sea Air and Land Challenge website
Seneca Valley High School and PSU Applied Research Lab
128 Seneca School Road
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