FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

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FIRST Robotics Launches Destination: Deep Space

Founded in 1989, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was created to help inspire the youth of the world to become technology and science innovators and leaders. Using exciting, mentor-driven programs students are able to build important skills in science, technology, and engineering while at the same time building confidence, self-esteem, and communication skills. FIRST Robotics – FIRST … Read More

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First Avatar Challenge Winner Announced

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Say hello to Pudgie the Budgie! Pudgie is the first winning entry in the Avatar Challenge Scholarship Program. This challenge  – sponsored by Smith Micro, and co-sponsored by Wacom and Studica  – is designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. The winning entries will be showcased  by providing student-created content for the Avatar feature of Sprint’s Visual Voicemail service. The program was introduced … Read More

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Fun with Physics, Universal 3 and Challenge!

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Two much anticipated new releases from fischertechnik are due to finally hit our shelves in the coming month. The first is the new Profi Dynamic set. Subtitled “fun with Physics” , this great new set contains over 400 pieces and includes instructions for building six different coaster style models, all for learning about such physical phenomena as acceleration, inertia of mass, centrifugal force, the law of conservation of energy, the principle of linear momentum and laws of motion.

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