“FIRST is more than robots. The robots are a vehicle for students to learn important life skills. Kids often come in not knowing what to expect – of the program nor of themselves. They leave, even after the first season, with a vision, with confidence, and with a sense that they can create their own future”

-Dean Kamen

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Build-Season

Week 2

Design and Fabrication: This week for mechanical, we did a lot of “question answering”. Finishing up our prototypes, we tested to see how our concepts would actually perform. The “claw” is complete and we attached Read more…

Build-Season

Week 1

Design and Fabrication: After assessing the game and understanding its rules, mechanical was given the task to start designing mechanisms which would implement the strategies and concepts which we came up with as a team. Read more…