The Nerds of the North

The Nerds of the North

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Encouraging Literacy
One of our team’s missions is to improve Alaskan youth literacy—which the University of Alaska has noted as being a common barricade for college-bound students. Alaska has an 11% illiteracy rate and has ranked the lowest...
FLL Qualifiers
On the 7th and 14th of December we volunteered at the FLL Qualifiers in Anchorage at Begich middle school. It was a fantastic success, with...
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Introduction to Drive Train Test Beds
This year, we have been testing both a standard 8 wheel drive train V.S a Mechanim drive train.  While the standard option is more reliable,...
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Design Spotlight: The Cheeto
From week one, we had two design constraints that we wanted to adhere to this season. The first was to get five power cells in...
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The Cheeto
The Cheeto is what we call the ball launching mechanism for the robot. It’s curved and will rotate to be able to launch balls at...
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Sim Team begins VS Code Java application
Brian & Coach Roach meet via Zoom On January 21, the SIM team connected on Zoom to go over the framework for the Java simulation....
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FLL State Championship
This past Saturday, we volunteered at the FLL State Championship. On Friday, some of us helped set up, then the next day 25 of us...
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Simulation Team begins analyzing the game
Remote team member, Brian, collaborates with his teammates using Zoom and Google Docs. On Thursday January 9, the Sim Team decided to have a meeting...
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Cake Walk Fundraiser in Kasigluk
On December 11, 2019, us team members from Akula Elitnaurvik in Kasigluk, AK fundraised $140 toward our travel to Anchorage for FRC. We sold cupcakes,...
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