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Billiken Bots – Robot Building!

Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

Free

This event if now full.  Must be registered to participate

8:30 am – 9:00 am Check-in
9:00 am – 12:30 am Robot Building, Race, Pizza & Panel Discussion

Build and Race Robots at Saint Louis University!  Roobik Gharabagi, Ph.D., Saint Louis University – Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology and the SLU IEEE Student Branch invite Junior Academy of Science students to participate in the Fourth Annual Billiken Bots Competition!

Have you ever built a robot?  How would you like to race your creation?  Dr. Gharabagi and SLU IEE students will be on hand to help students engineer their robot!

Students will work in teams of two to build a robot followed by a robot race with prizes!

After the race – lunch and panel discussion:
Pizza lunch will be provided!  During lunch, a panel of students will talk about college and engineering/innovation careers (including their experiences at Saint Louis University, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology).

Sponsored by:
Academy of Science – St. Louis, Boeing, The Boeing Company-Employees Community Fund, Saint Louis University Parks College of Engineering & Aviation, IEEE St. Louis Professional Section and the SLU Make-A-Difference Day.

Open to all teens in Grades 6-12 .  Must be registered to participate.
Questions, contact peggyn (at) academyofsciencestl.org or call314-533-8291

 

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Details

Date:
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time:
8:30 AM-12:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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