STEM, Lopez score big at Robotics competition
The Nimitz STEM team and Lopez Middle School Robotics team competed on March 3rd, 2012 at the Alamo Regional Championships for the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
The Nimitz STEM team results:
Team #255 – The Fruit Ninjas won a first place award in the Project and Research Category for their Presentation. The areas they were judged in were presentation effectiveness, creativity, and sharing of their information. They researched the idea of having an infrared system where freshly cut meat could be safely sanitized before shipment to a retail location. This would increase the safety of the uncooked meat and cause fewer cases of food poisoning.
The team members included in this team are:
Team # 250 – The Bacterial Strikers won a first place award in the Robot Design and Programming Category for strategy and innovation. The areas they were judged in were their Engineering Design Process for designing and creating their robot, Their strategy for solving the competition missions, and finally Innovation for creating new, unique, and unexpected features in the robot design and programming strategies.
The team member included in this team are:
The Lopez Robotics 6th grade team "Blue" received 1st Place in Core Values: Gracious Professionalism and 24th place in the Robot Challenge. The Lopez Robotics 8th grade team "Gold" placed 17th in the Robot Challenge. The Lopez Robotics 7th grade team "Panthers of Pain" placed 52nd in the Robot Challenge.
There were 61 robotics teams that participated at this Regional Championship meet.
Posted on March 20, 2012