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Middle School DareDevils Compete in Robotics Challenge

Eighth-grade engineering students competed in the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Robotics Challenge. The challenge included online assessments evaluating students understanding of the concept of systems, binary, and the BASIC programming language. Teams built their own BOE-BOT using the provided hardware and electrical components and learned how the program the robot to maneuver through mazes and other challenging obstacle courses using sensors. Student teams then competed to earn points in various categories including performance, quiz bowl, and obstacle courses.