Science Museum hosts robots
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - At the Science Museum of Western Virginia Saturday, it was all about the robots.
There was a robot scrimmage, where robots were challenged to move pick up and move items in a set pattern in a certain amount of time. Five teams of students took part in the competition, which was at the center of a larger series of displays throughout the museum dedicated to robot construction and education.
”We can see other people’s ideas and we can learn from that,” said Hannah Stoddard, a member of the team Red Hair Pandas 4924. “And it’s not a qualifier, so we’re not qualifying for anything, but we’re learning and learning how to work together and try out the robots and build.”
The event was sponsored by First Chesapeake, a nonprofit dedicated to STEM education in middle and high school youth in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
Copyright 2021 WDBJ. All rights reserved.