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Our Mission Statement

"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."



Brain Bots & Mini Challenges

How do science and technology improve our lives?

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Technology is the application of scientific knowledge to the interests of humans. Science and technology helps to improve our lives in many ways. Building houses, paving roads, growing crops and curing illness, all depend on technology.

How does technology affect our society?

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Humans use technology to travel, to communicate, to learn, to do business and to live in comfort. However, technology has also caused us concerns. ... Technology impacts the environment, people and the society as a whole. The way we use technology determines if its impacts are positive to the society or negative.

Enstine robot

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The sophisticated Einstein robot has 31 artificial muscles, all individually programmed to enable it to make facial expressions. The robot is now able to learn expressions on its own, and it recently taught itself to smile and frown.

Robot law

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In 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov introduced the three laws of robotics that governed the behavior of robots. The laws dictated that robots may not injure human beings, must obey human beings, and must protect their own existence unless it would violate the first or second law.

Robotic prosthesis

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Professor Gil Weinberg of Georgia Tech has created a robot that can be attached to amputees. His “robotic drumming prosthesis” has motors that power two drumsticks. The first stick is controlled both by the musician’s arms and electronically using EMG muscle sensors. The other stick “listens” to the music and improvises.


Humanitarian Aid Rescue Robot

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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!

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Dribble robot

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If built with the correct attachment a robot can continually move a ball without losing it.

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Fastest speed robot

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Our speed robot was a robostar at the regional at RAF Scampton, winning us the trophy for fastest robot.

Colour sensor issues

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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.

robot singng our team song

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We got our robot to sing our team song and display our logo. What a robostar!

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Mar 12, 2019 3:31 PM Not long to go now 😀 Parkside School

Mar 8, 2019 3:57 PM Only a few more days . Can't wait to see you all there Parkside School

Mar 2, 2019 5:32 PM Preparation of materials for our display at the national finals is beginning to take shape. Parkside School

Feb 28, 2019 3:10 PM Cannot wait for the National Competition, the hotel is booked and we are gearing up for a hard challenge. Good luck to everyone! Parkside School

Feb 26, 2019 3:54 PM Well done everyone really hard competition. Can wait to see @goole school at nationals. Thanks so much for organizing the day Parkside School

Feb 26, 2019 7:44 AM See you allin a bit, we have set off! 🚌 Parkside School

Feb 25, 2019 3:13 PM Can't wait to see you all tomorrow. Just doing some last minute prep and we can't wait for our 6:45am start . Parkside School

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