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WHAT IS THE ECOBOT CHALLENGE?

Using autonomous robotics and computer technology, Ecobot teams solve challenges in energy exploration, transportation, technological innovation, medical research and environmental sustainability.

  • An innovative engineering competition that engages 5th through 8th grade students in complex problem-solving and introduces advanced physics and math concepts through creative learning
  • Students build and program robots while formulating solutions to real-world missions, demonstrateing the relevance and applicability of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects
  • Trains the workforce of tomorrow in teamwork, negotiations, time management, presentation skills and working successfully under pressure.

HOW CAN YOU BE ACTIVE?

HOW DO WE GET STARTED?

  • Grab a group of friends and a coach! Teams are comprised of 4 students in grades 5th - 8th and can be any mixture of girls/boys, grade levels, or school/organization! Teams can be sponsored by schools (public/private/faith-based), religious organizations, scout troops, boys/girls clubs, or any community/professional organizations. Coaches are any adult (teachers, parents, community leaders, professionals, etc.) willing to learn, mentor students, and attend the May 16th Challenge Day at Reliant Center.
  • Prepare to make your Ecobot Store purchases using our Budget Guide to understand the associated expenses.
  • Register and attend Build-It Days and Practice Days to learn about robotics and the 2014 Challenge Day Missions.Participants, their parents, and teachers/coaches are invited and requested to attend these trainings! Plus, they are FREE of charge! See the dates and registrations on our home page.
  • Register to participate in the All-Earth Ecobot Challenge on May 16, 2015 at Reliant Center, Hall E. Registration opens in Spring 2015.
 

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