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July 24, 2017
Kamogelo and Robin live in Ramotswa, a small village outside of Gaberone, the capital of Botswana. This spring, in only two weeks, they taught themselves computer programming. Their lofty goal? Take a 42-pound box filled with robot parts and turn it into a remote-controlled robot to compete against other teams from around the world. FedEx
April 4, 2016
The lovely little town of Trois Riveres, Quebec lies on the northwest banks of the famed St. Lawrence River, about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City in Canada. Although it was founded over 400 years ago, this city certainly doesn’t live in the past. Trois Riveres is the home of Ultime’, FIRST Robotics Team 5528.
September 25, 2015
“If we reach kids in middle school, we can provide mentorship and guidance to get them in the right classes to pursue a career in aviation or other technical field” Beth Rush has loved aviation as long as she can remember. Her mother, her first role model, was a computer programmer working on GE jet
June 29, 2015
FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.
May 5, 2015
At a towering 630 feet, the Gateway Arch anchored on the west bank of the Mississippi River in St. Louis has no doubt welcomed millions of visitors to the city since its opening in 1967. On April 22, 2015, the grand monument added to its impressive guest list a very special team of robot innovators
November 17, 2014
Abby Audet looks and acts like most girls her age. She loves hanging out with her friends, listening to music, and just being an American teenager. But Abby has some special talents: she can also tell you everything you could ever need to know about field control systems, touch multiplexers, infrared beacons, and much more.
April 24, 2014
Do you know a tinkerer? There are a few definitions of this term and some are not so positive. My definition of a tinkerer is a future innovator – someone who is passionate, creative and committed to solving problems and helping others.