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2014-04-17 08:32:54

Tableau Helps Not-For-Profit Organization Draw Awareness to Benefits of Data Analysis in Robotics SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of high-school students are proving that the ability to see and understand data is not only important in the business world, but in the world of robotics competitions as well. FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is exposing students in its FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) program to Tableau Software...

2014-04-07 08:37:22

Company Continues to Support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education RESTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is continuing its longstanding commitment with FIRST(®) (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Leidos is funding more than 120 teams, 38 of which are FIRST(®) Robotics...

2014-04-04 23:01:35

Kickstarter is a unique way for high school robotics programs to raise awareness and funds. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 HuskrBot is a robotics team. They Design - Build - Program - & Compete in the national FIRST Tech Challenge series. Team 6412 consists of the top achievers in their respective high schools. These are the students that are taking ALL diff classes, are one or two grades ahead in math, will be taking Biology, Chemistry and Physics while in high school and have...

2014-04-03 12:35:28

Rock Hill And Fort Mill Preschool Children Build Robots Through Collaboration And Playful Technology Education Program CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goddard School(®) preschools in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, SC, focused on learning through play for children six weeks to six years, have pioneered a new way of teaching young children about technology via a robotics program that helps develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and 21(st) century skills. A...

2014-03-31 23:23:31

Decade plus history shows students seek manufacturing after club participation. West Springfield, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 MTI Systems, Inc., worldwide developer of cost estimating software for manufacturers, announced today their support to the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics club, “MIGHTY Mechanics” (Agawam, MA) – striving to help inspire students interest towards a manufacturing career. “Selecting a career, as we all know, is never an easy process,” remarks Thomas...

2014-03-31 23:03:47

techJOYnT Academy is now enrolling for STEM Spring Break camps in the fields of LEGO Robotics, 2D Game Design, Digital Graphic Arts, Character Design, and Autonomous Robotics. OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 techJoYnT Academy summer classes will be held the months of June and July. Each class will be held for four hours per day, four days per week, for a total of sixteen contact hours. To enroll for one of these engaging classes, come by techJOYnT Academy located in...

2014-03-26 23:23:14

Spirits and Robotics will both be flying high at STEM Safari's 2014 SpringEdition presented at MetroFamily Magazine's Kid's Fest. Come join the frivolity coated educational experience at the COX Convention Center April 5th. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The first weekend in April is a busy time in the OKC Metro area. One event conscientious family’s need to single out for their schedule is STEM Safari at Metro Family’s 2014 Kids Fest. At the Oklahoma STEM...

High School Robotics Teams Head To World Championships
2014-03-26 14:47:56

Stephanie L. Smith, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Soaring strains of the American and Chilean national anthems kicked off the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Los Angeles Regional Qualifier. Cheers from students of both nations erupted during the event's closing ceremonies, when it was revealed they would move on in competition. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., sponsored 10 teams from Southern California...

2014-03-20 20:22:52

HYDE PARK, N.Y. and MANCHESTER, N.H., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world's premier culinary college, and FIRST®, a not-for-profit founded by inventor Dean Kamen that since 1989 has hosted a leading robotics competition for children and young adults, today announced a strategic collaboration to promote the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in education. The CIA has 3,000 students enrolled in its...

2014-01-22 23:28:31

Any FIRST team in the United States can apply for a grant from Intertech Foundation. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Organizations sponsoring high school FIRST ® Robotics Competition (FRC) ® teams are invited to apply for grants from the Intertech Foundation for help in defraying team costs. Intertech Foundation was created in late 2003 to provide financial support to families with terminally ill children. Intertech Foundation recently expanded its giving scope to...