Robotics Teams Prepare for Dec. 12 Tournament

Courage Center's first robotics teams include kids of all abilities

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ --


WHAT:              First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament

WHEN:              Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009
                   7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE:             Sanford Middle School, 3524 42nd Ave. S., Minneapolis

Courage Center's Abilitybots Robotics Camp teams - Short Circuit and Lightning - are made up of kids ages 9-14 of all abilities (those with disabilities along with non-disabled kids). The teams began meeting in October on Saturday afternoons and culminates with participation in their first tournament on Saturday, Dec. 12. The teams are led by Courage Center staff and volunteers and Twin Cities Tech Connection. The teams were made possible by grant funding through Cummins Power Generation and the National Science Foundation.

FLL Regional Tournaments are full days, packed with opening and closing ceremonies, practice rounds, competition rounds, FLL volunteers judging teams' designs and teamwork, robot modifications, presentations, moving back and forth between a pit area and competition area, and other bits of chaos. It is a day when to celebrate our team's achievements.

About Courage Center:

Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. With four Twin Cities clinics, Courage Center specializes in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.CourageCenter.org.


CONTACT:             Sue Warner, 763-520-0263
                     Sue Redepenning, 763-520-0202

Web site: http://www.CourageCenter.org/




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
GIS Data Analyst for CostQuest Associates, Inc. at Cincinnati, Ohio
Product Manager for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Boston, Massachusetts
Software Developer for CHA Consulting, Inc. at Norwell, Massachusetts
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Upcoming Events
Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference (UMGEOCON) at 521 East Ave North La Crosse WI - May 23 - 24, 2018
Locate 2018 at Pier 27, The Embarcadero San Francisco CA - May 30 - 31, 2018
2nd WY UAV Symposium at UW Convention Center 2229 Grand Ave LARAMIE WY - May 30 - 31, 2018
GeoIntelligence Asia at NEW DELHI India - Jun 4 - 5, 2018
Teledyne Optech
Teledyne:



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise