"Our aim is to problem solve and find new ways of completing challenges. We want to develop our team skills and prove to ourselves what we are capable of."
Helps build the robot and the models
Troubleshooter and quality control.
Speed challenge robot designer and programmer
Chief Lego builder for the disaster model and helped Tomas build the speed robot
Robot designer for the humanitarian aid presentation. And programmer for the challenge mat
Team manager and programmer for the challenge mat
The word "robot" is first used in 1921 by Czech playwrite Karel Capek in his play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots). The play involves a factory that builds artificial people to be servants for humans. In 1926, Metropolis becomes the first movie to portray a humanoid robot on screen.
There is a “Robot Scientist” named Adam in 2009, “Adam became the first machine in history to have discovered new scientific knowledge independently of its human creators”.
The word “Android” refers only to a male looking robot, for one that looks like a female the proper term is “Gynoid
A watchmaker around 243 years ago invented a robot that could write, and the parts could be interchanged to say whatever you want.
Both Benjamin Franklin and Napoleon Bonaparte played and were beaten by a chess robot. The robot toured the world, beating masters and novices alike. However, in reality, it was just a man in a box.
We have designed a robot that can detect survivors in the rubble after a natural disaster and it can move the debris and rescue the survivor!Watch the video
If built with the correct attachment a robot can continually move a ball without losing it.Watch the video
Our speed robot was a robostar at the regional at RAF Scampton, winning us the trophy for fastest robot.
At the regional competition at RAF Scampton our light intensity programming collect the engines wouldn't work because of the different light levels in the plane hangar compared with school. We managed to find these values during lunch and alter our program so it worked in our second attempt.
We got our robot to sing our team song and display our logo. What a robostar!Watch the video