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June 2014

18
Jun

International Lego robot competition at U of T

Sarah Casson wasn’t yet in middle school when she discovered a love of robots. Her interest was sparked in 2010 when her mother and other parents in Long Island, New York started up a Saturday morning robotics class at the 10-year-old’s public school.     Four years and a regional FIRST Lego League (FLL) prize later, Casson and her team traveled

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18
Jun

FLL in Canning/Scott’s Bay community notes June 17

Flying Manatees First Lego League Robotics Team earned 460 points at the International Open in Toronto, placing them in the top third of some of the best teams in the world. Eamonn and Macky Schwartz, Jonah McKay and coach Ian McKay have already registered for next year’s challenge with more numbers, tournaments and projects. Click here to see the rest

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17
Jun

Youth gain cultural experience with Lego competition

‘The social aspect of it was simply amazing’ TRURO – Heading to an international competition, members of the Trurobotics walked away with more than they could have imagined.   “It was absolutely amazing,” said head coach Jeremy Goyette about the FIRST Lego League International Open the team attended in Toronto earlier this month. “There were a lot of participants and

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13
Jun

Humber Valley school wins at Canadian robotics competition

Judges find research into ice storms’ impact on power lines ‘well researched’ and has ‘potential for true implementation’   The concept of insulating power lines against destructive ice storms with paint infused with Anti-Freeze Proteins found in Siberian beetles has won an Etobicoke elementary school’s robotics team top prize in a national contest. Humber Valley Village Junior Middle School’s Category

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