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Robotics showcase at Urban League
100 Black Men hosts coaches at workshop
 
Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:00 am
by Staff Reports

The 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte will host a robotics showcase at the Urban League of Central Carolinas on June 21.


The showcase is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 740 W. 5th St.


The targeted audience is robotics coaches interested in building skills and identifying best practices. Potential robotics coaches and STEM learning advocates interested in starting or supporting robotics programs are also targeted.


Expert workshop leaders will include:


• Donald McCoy, a K-to-college STEM education consultant who serves on projects with the U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation, science museums, N.C. A&T State and N.C. State universities;


• A&T professor Kory Bennett, who leads the NC FIRST Robotics program;


• Briant E. Sowell, lead coach for the 100 Black Men Movement of Youth Robotics program and • Robert Hillman, lead coach for the 100’s FIRST Tech Challenge program.

Workshop topics will include an overview of US FIRST; sensors and programming; MINDSTORMS robot construction; FIRST Tech design and development; and tournament formats and logistics.


Call (704) 375-7300 for more information.
    



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