A Week-Long Alaskan Dream: Mosquito Cove Trail
This is the first of the “Week-Long Alaskan Dream” post series. We gathered in the hospitality room for Alaskan Dream Cruises in Sitka, Alaska, four couples from Michigan, New York City, Minnesota, and Australia. Introductions were made and we sized up our shipmates for the upcoming week. While the Misty Fjord finished its preparations for…
Who Knew Stacking Totes Could Be Such Fun?! FIRST: More Than Robots, Indeed.
I had no idea stacking plastic totes could be so exciting. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics is an amazing opportunity for students. Adult mentors work with student team members to brainstorm strategy, teach machining and programming skills, promote and manage a team, and transfer knowledge gained from life experiences that students…
Weekly Photo Challenge: New
All around the world, students were exposed to something new this morning … the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge was unveiled through a live webcast. FIRST Robotics is a global competition for 9th through 12th graders (14 through 18 year old students). The vision of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is: To…