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USC News features troybots on main home page

 

By zrafique on April 4, 2013
USC News featured the troybots on the main page of the University of Southern California website on April 1, 2013. Check it out at:troybots-usc-homepage
http://news.usc.edu/#!/article/48722/48722/

 

Categories : Announcements, Press
Beyond Endeavour – Robots in Space

 

By zrafique on February 28, 2013

 

showcase1We will host our first annual robotics showcase in partnership with California Science Center. Parents and kids will be able to create models using Lego bricks provided by Lego Showcase grant. In addition, the event will also showcase Lego WeDo models built by our 3rd graders, obstacle course performance by 4th graders and 5th graders performance on the FLL Senior Solutions Obstacle course.

 

Date: April 6, 2013
Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Building (Big Lab)
Theme: ”Beyond Endeavour – Robots in Space”
The event will be open to general public, so join us with your family and friends. Location of this event is identified on the map below.

 

 

Categories : Annual Showcase, Events
5th Grade Team goes to Legoland

 

By zrafique on February 17, 2013
IMG_3347Our 5th grade robotics team visited Legoland on Saturday February 16, 2013 to participate in the First Lego League (FLL) Cup for Senior Solutions season.

 

Categories : Events, FLL Senior Solutions
Science Center School PTA raises funds to start second class for 3rd Graders

 

By zrafique on January 10, 2013
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at the Alexander Science Center School raises over $1200 to start a second class for the 3rd Graders. The money would be used to purchase 8 more LEGO WeDo kits. This would increase the 3rd Grade enrollment to 36 students.

 

Categories : Announcements
5th Grade Team participates in FLL Qualifying Tournament

 

By zrafique on December 3, 2012
Our 5th grade robotics team traveled to Manhattan Beach High School on Saturday December 2, 2012. They participated in First Lego League (FLL) Qualifying Tournament of Senior Solutions. Our Coach Gabe Guemez won the “Rookie Coach of the Year” trophy.

 

Categories : Events, FLL Senior Solutions
5th Grade Team wins “Robot Design” trophy in 2nd FLL Practice Tournament

 

By zrafique on November 11, 2012
KidsOur 5th grade robotics team traveled to 135th Street Elementary School in Gardena on Saturday. They participated in second First Lego League (FLL) Practice Tournament of Senior Solutions. They won “Robot Design” trophy.

 

Categories : Events, FLL Senior Solutions
EduBlue awards LEGO Showcase grant to troybots

 

By zrafique on November 1, 2012
Education Blueprints Association (EduBlue) awards a LEGO Showcase grant to troybots. Materials from the grant will be used in our Annual Robotics Showcase in Spring 2013.

 

Categories : Announcements
5th Grade Team participates in 1st FLL Practice Tournament

 

By zrafique on October 21, 2012
IMG_2294Our 5th grade robotics team traveled to Eagle Rock Plaza on Saturday October 20, 2012. They participated in second First Lego League (FLL) Practice Tournament of Senior Solutions. They won “Robot Design” trophy.

 

Categories : Events, FLL Senior Solutions
troybots will start 3rd year with 50 students

 

By zrafique on August 15, 2012
IMG_2046This year will be the 3rd year of the program at the Alexander Science Center School. We are start with 50 students. Both 3rd and 4th grade classes will have 20 students each. Where as a 10 member 5th Grade team will participate in the Senior Solutions season of the First Lego League (FLL).

 

Categories : Announcements
California Science Center will develop curriculum for 4th Grade

 

By zrafique on July 15, 2012
The education department of California Science Center will develop the curriculum for the 4th grade. Director of Education Mr. Ron Rohovit committed time from his staff to develop the coursework for students based on LEGO Mindstorms kits. Mr. Gabe Guemez will be spearheading the efforts.