Riley Robot Writing Workshop

On October 19th, our team held a writing workshop to improve and build upon the Riley Robot universe we created.  We brainstormed many ideas for new books in the Riley Robot series. There were three categories for book ideas.  Math, science, and social lessons. This way we could cover all …

UAA STEM Day

Our team was ecstatic to be able to be apart of the University of Anchorage Alaska STEM day! We had a booth where we explained to the kids about Riley Robot (our children’s books) and our robot that competed in Houston. However, not many people came because we were working …

UAA LEGO Robotics Camp

Today we spent an afternoon at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s summer camp to talk about FIRST. The camp was coordinated by Tammy, who has been a long time FIRST supporter, and has an FLL team of her own. Lawton, Josh, and Mitchell were invited to talk to the kids …

Reading Rendezvous 2019

This year was the 19th annual Reading Rendezvous at the Anchorage library. We volunteered to lead a booth, along with a few FTC teams. We brought our robot to demo, along with a binary bracelet making station, and two paper airplane launchers. At the booths, we had three activities planned. …

Kincaid STEM Night

Kincaid Elementary recently hosted their annual STEM night, where kids get the opportunity to explore science new ways. Different groups host booths ranging from making slime to science fair projects. Two of our team members went and displayed the power of robotics, in allowing people to drive our robot, while …

Smart Girls Rock

Smart girls rock – this a motto that we believe many can get behind. Recently, we invited 3-6th graders from Chinook elementary to get a first dive into STEM. They came over to Dimond High School for a tour of Dimond’s fab lab, as well as a demonstration of our …