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Week 4 Meeting - 10/1/2009

October 5th, 2009

We held our Week 4 meeting on Thursday Oct. 1st. We were helped out by Michelle Uthe and Mike Staub.

This week we started off talking about the amount of time we have left, namely 17-1/2 hours of meeting time. The kids commented that this was a lot of time, until I told them that if [...]

Week 3 Meeting - 9/24/2009

September 25th, 2009

We held our third meeting on Thursday Sept. 24th. This week we had two new helpers for the day.
Our 1st helper was Mike Staub, a South Bristol resident and fellow Harris Employee. Mike is a former Kodak employee who has past experience with industrial robots and has volunteered in the past with youth organizations in [...]

Second Meeting - 9/17/2009

September 23rd, 2009

The team held its first meeting on Thursday Sept. 10th. Everyone had a good time and enjoyed the activities.
We started by going ove the details of the research project and talking about what will be required. I had a large-format poster that I hung on the wall, that they can go back and reference throughout [...]

First Meeting Held 9/10/2009

September 14th, 2009

The team held its first meeting on Thursday Sept. 10th. Everyone had a good time and enjoyed the activities.
Since this was the first meeting, we focused on some initial items to get them into spirit and begin working as a team.
We started off with a snack, and introducing ourselves. Our team includes two girls from [...]

Forms / Sponsorship Due

August 26th, 2009

Please make sure to turn in the participation forms. Also looking to get $30 sponsorship dues turned in so that we can get insurance in place to allow use of the school building.
I am meeting with school officials on Thursday 8/27 to work out details of school building usage.

Fundraising in progress

July 27th, 2009

Fundraising is currently on-going to raise the $1200 to $1400 needed to start-up from scratch. I have visited quite a few local businesses that I need to hear back from, but we are at about 20% goal currently. Track the progress with the “thermometer” on the left.
If you are interested in supporting the team (as [...]

Pictures from Lego Camps

July 21st, 2009

Pictures from the July 11th and July 17th Lego Camps. The kids had a great time and got hands-on experience building and programming. They then got to put the robot to test trying to pick up a ball off a platform. Both groups successfully completed the challenge. These camps gave them the opportunity to see [...]

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