Archive for November, 2019

We Build the Big Bots (and sometimes the little ones)

Posted by Lori Dale On November 20, 2019 Comments Off on We Build the Big Bots (and sometimes the little ones)

Prototyping continued this week with the team working on different projects to learn skills that will be combined to build one robot during build season. On Thursday, a group worked on the test frame. The wheels are on and the Spikes have been mounted. We are waiting on a new part that we ordered to  [ Read More ]

Prototyping A “Hailstorm”

Posted by Lori Dale On November 13, 2019 Comments Off on Prototyping A “Hailstorm”

I could not be at the meeting on Thursday (Nov. 7th), so mentor Zach wrote this up for the blog: On Thursday, we had a small crew and finished prototyping some ball shooter mechanisms. Nick and Ricky worked on the multi shooter, Carter and Evan worked on the Colson shooter, and Corey and Alan finished  [ Read More ]

Mock Kick-Off

Posted by Lori Dale On November 6, 2019 Comments Off on Mock Kick-Off

Since we have several new members, the Gearheads decided to run a mock Kick-Off this week. We used 2017, Steamworks, a favorite of our Coach. We had the students watch the game reveal video a couple of times so that they understood the nature of the game. We began by discussing the pros and cons  [ Read More ]

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