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Sumobot Competition…

WHAT: San Antonio College Upward Bound Sumobot competition. Students will showcase their robotic designs in an exciting, no holds barred, Sumobot tournament, where autonomous robots try to push or flip each other out of a circular ring.
Sumobot Competition

Sumobot Competition

Add to Calendar  WHAT:
San Antonio College Upward Bound Sumobot competition.   

Students will showcase their robotic designs in an exciting, no holds barred, Sumobot tournament, where autonomous robots try to push or flip each other out of a circular ring.  

The purpose of the robotic competitions is to increase the student interest and motivation to pursue engineering and other science careers. This program shows students that science and engineering is fun.

WHEN:
1-2:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 7, 2011

WHERE:
San Antonio College
1300 San Pedro Ave., 78212
Chance Academic Center (CAC)
1st floor – Chill Lounge  

WHO:
Upward Bound Math-Science students. All 41 are from Edison High School, mostly emerging 11th and 12th graders. Students will compete in groups of three.

CONTACT:
Linda Leech,  210-486-0895
lleech1@alamo.edu

ADD’L DETAILS:  

Upward Bound Math-Science  (UBMS) is a federally-funded program through the U.S. Department of Education to create opportunities for introduce high school to college.

The six-week summer program is free for participants who also earn a stipend.    
 
 The purpose of the robotic competition is to increase the students interest and motivation to pursue engineering or other science-related careers. This is done by allowing them to use their creativity, imagination, and technical and physical skills to design, build, and program a machine (robot) that can successfully perform the required tasks.
 

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