To advance the progress of engineering, programming, artificial intelligence through peer to peer learning, invention and competition.
We are committed to innovation in the field of engineering and robotics through incessant curiosity, avid learning, and competitive creativity.
We are teams comprised of students from Eastern Henrico middle and high schools.
The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child. ~Edison
We meet every other week, Wednesday, at Varina Library.
Each month for the next 12 months, we will have skill development courses with a related project:
Project: Team Page/Personal Page Goal: learning to create and publish to the web)
Project: One of 2 tutorial projects; fix your mobile phone Goal: Peer-to-Peer Learning practical aspects of engineering.
Project: Fundamental Robotics/Creating AI-simulation Data Structures Goal:learning about data driven actions in robotics “if this, then algorithm, do that”
Project: Moving Art Goal: To learn about creative re-use
Key Dates (as of 8/16):
August 30th: Team Meeting (Both Competition & Mini) , 6pm @ Varina Library Teen Center
Team Meetings: Every Wednesday from 6pm – 8pm beginning September 13th
September 9th: FIRST Tech Challenge Workshops | 8am – 4pm – ECPI Innsbrook Campus, 4305 Cox Road Glen Allen, VA 23060. This is the kickoff to the competition season with the game reveal at Noon. Participants will attend workshops to learn about and prepare for the 2017 challenge. Breakfast and…Read More...