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New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition - mySanAntonio.com

February 17, 2018 - 11:25pm

New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Manchester Community College is hosting the New Hampshire-Vermont State Championship VEX Robotics Competition for high school and middle school students this weekend. The top 80 teams from both states are competing. The program ...

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Robots go head to head at UAA - Alaska Dispatch News

February 17, 2018 - 11:07pm

Alaska Dispatch News

Robots go head to head at UAA
Alaska Dispatch News
Halie Lewallen, Anthony Van Couwenberghe and Lawton Skaling, of team Hyperlynx from Dimond High, work set up their robot for competition at the UAA Sports Center on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Teams from across the state in grades 7-12 designed and built ...

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SUNY Poly-led team of area refugees makes impact at robotics competition - The Central New York Business Journal

February 17, 2018 - 11:06pm

The Central New York Business Journal

SUNY Poly-led team of area refugees makes impact at robotics competition
The Central New York Business Journal
Creating a FIRST (for inspiration and recognition of science and technology) team came with many challenges, from recruitment to language barriers, as well as the obstacle of finding sufficient funding for the kits and materials needed to create the ...

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New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition - Beaumont Enterprise

February 17, 2018 - 9:09pm

New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition
Beaumont Enterprise
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Manchester Community College is hosting the New Hampshire-Vermont State Championship VEX Robotics Competition for high school and middle school students this weekend. The top 80 teams from both states are competing. The program ...

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New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition - San Francisco Chronicle

February 17, 2018 - 11:38am

New Hampshire, Vermont teams in robotics competition
San Francisco Chronicle
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Manchester Community College is hosting the New Hampshire-Vermont State Championship VEX Robotics Competition for high school and middle school students this weekend. The top 80 teams from both states are competing. The program ...

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Aviation license plates fund Virginia education programs - Augusta Free Press

February 17, 2018 - 7:29am

Augusta Free Press

Aviation license plates fund Virginia education programs
Augusta Free Press
... mechanics and avionics technicians) will go unfilled over the next two decades unless more young people are exposed to aviation through such educational programs. The Udvar-Hazy Center will use the license plate funds to provide the popular ...

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Kuwait robotics conf. a great experience for students -- official - Kuwait News Agency

February 17, 2018 - 7:00am

Kuwait robotics conf. a great experience for students -- official
Kuwait News Agency
KUWAIT, Feb 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's robotics conference for students will be an opportunity for Kuwaitis to share experience with their GCC peers in the field, said head of Kuwait Robotics Center Salem Al-Kandari. The conference will be held from 19 to ...

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Aviation License Plates Fund Virginia Education Programs - NBC 29 News

February 16, 2018 - 2:53pm

NBC 29 News

Aviation License Plates Fund Virginia Education Programs
NBC 29 News
The Virginia Department of Aviation is transferring more than $60,000 to the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center to support aviation education in Virginia. The funds (totaling $61,245 in 2017) were generated through the sale of ...

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Middletown Woodrow Wilson teacher chosen as UConn Neag innovator - Middletown Press

February 16, 2018 - 11:05am

Middletown Press

Middletown Woodrow Wilson teacher chosen as UConn Neag innovator
Middletown Press
The Neag School of Education at UConn inaugural recipient of the 2018 Rogers Educational Innovation Fund is Dwight Sharpe, an eighth-grade mathematics teacher at Woodrow Wilson Middle School. The Rogers Educational Innovation Fund, designated by Neag ...

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Learn About Robotics with This Bionic Lizard - Technabob (blog)

February 16, 2018 - 9:30am

Technabob (blog)

Learn About Robotics with This Bionic Lizard
Technabob (blog)
Interested in learning more about robotics? The DIY Bionic Robot Lizard is a perfect way to make robotics education really fun. Designed for STEM education, this mechanical lizard can provide hours of amusement to both beginners and advanced robotics ...

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EYE ON EDUCATION: Lake Placid students powering up for a robotics challenge - Lake Placid News

February 16, 2018 - 8:34am

Lake Placid News

EYE ON EDUCATION: Lake Placid students powering up for a robotics challenge
Lake Placid News
LAKE PLACID - The shop class at the Lake Placid Middle/High School looks like most high school tech rooms. There are band saws for cutting, a drill press for drilling and a lathe for shaving down metal and wood. Some sawdust is scattered about the ...

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GSS to represent Gambia in Rwanda Robotics championship - The Point

February 16, 2018 - 7:50am

GSS to represent Gambia in Rwanda Robotics championship
The Point
The school was crowned champions of the national robotics inter-schools competition following a tight contest between them, Marina International, Methodist Academy, SBEC International and SOS High School. The competition brought together 10 senior ...

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VARC Teams At Top Of World Rankings - Vermillion Plain Talk

February 16, 2018 - 1:12am

Vermillion Plain Talk

VARC Teams At Top Of World Rankings
Vermillion Plain Talk
Compared to middle and high school robotics teams from across the globe, teams from Vermillion are currently ranked near or at the very top. After recent competition, the Vermillion Area Robotics Club's (VARC) 1008M team was ranked #1 in the world ...

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Cherokee robotics team raising funds to compete at Knoxville regional - Kingsport Times News

February 15, 2018 - 5:46pm

Kingsport Times News

Cherokee robotics team raising funds to compete at Knoxville regional
Kingsport Times News
If Cherokee's Fellowship of the Springs performs well at the Knoxville regional next month, the team might earn an invitation back to the FIRST Robotics world championships in May. In 2016, the school's team earned an invitation to the world ...

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Cherokee robotics team raising funds to compete at Knoxville regional - Kingsport Times News

February 15, 2018 - 5:46pm

Kingsport Times News

Cherokee robotics team raising funds to compete at Knoxville regional
Kingsport Times News
If Cherokee's Fellowship of the Springs performs well at the Knoxville regional next month, the team might earn an invitation back to the FIRST Robotics world championships in May. In 2016, the school's team earned an invitation to the world ...

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STEM Education Doesn't Come Cheap From Sony - Geek

February 15, 2018 - 3:57pm

Geek

STEM Education Doesn't Come Cheap From Sony
Geek
A modular system that helps creators of all ages (but mostly children) bring their imagination to life, Koov echoes Lego Mindstorms' programmable robotics construction set. Which, like Sony's new merchandise, is relatively simple to use, but can ...

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Women and Girls in STEAM Education | Council on Foreign Relations - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

February 15, 2018 - 3:11pm

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Women and Girls in STEAM Education | Council on Foreign Relations
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Carol Jenkins, president and CEO of World Learning, a global NGO ...

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Women and Girls in STEAM Education - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

February 15, 2018 - 3:11pm

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Women and Girls in STEAM Education
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Sara had never studied robotics, nor did she have experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education. But alongside her peers in Algiers, she built a working, remote-controlled robot that they successfully launched ...

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Autonomous Wheelchair Grows From Robotics Kit, Personal Inspiration - Robotics Business Review

February 15, 2018 - 1:44pm

Robotics Business Review

Autonomous Wheelchair Grows From Robotics Kit, Personal Inspiration
Robotics Business Review
Pitsco Inc. makes the TETRIX MAX dual-control robotics set for robotics competitions and educational programs, but one engineer in Queensland, Australia, has used it to develop an autonomous wheelchair. Doug Livingstone had a very personal inspiration ...

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Panther Robotics Team wins 1st at regions, heads to states in March - Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers

February 15, 2018 - 12:19pm

Panther Robotics Team wins 1st at regions, heads to states in March
Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers
The Schuylkill Valley High School Panther Robotics Team won 1st place at the West Shore VEX Robotics In the Zone Qualifier in Shiremanstown on Feb. 3. “I am very excited for the team and program. The grant and corporate sponsorship allowed us to start ...

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