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#ThisIsSTEM
#ThisIsSTEM
We believe STEM is more than academic knowledge; it’s what happens during a project, a group discussion, a presentation, or an activity. It’s the challenges, failures, and a-ha moments. It’s the place where and the activity through which today’s students can develop and practice skills that will prepare them for success in a world they’ll live in that we can’t yet describe. Student success . . . #ThisIsSTEM
Date Added 8/28/2018
Getting Started with KUBO
Getting Started with KUBO
KUBO is a new multi-award winning classroom solution that breaks down barriers to teaching technology to children as young as four years old. Designed like a puzzle, KUBO’s groundbreaking TagTile™ programming language is tangible, intuitive, and completely screen free — making it easy for teachers to adopt it and offer younger students a social and hands-on opportunity to learn basic coding concepts and essential 21st-century skills during early childhood development. Watch just how easy it is to get started! You'll be up and running in just minutes!
Date Added 5/18/2018
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge is here! And, we've got inspiration and tips from our TETRIX® R&D team to help you cause a ruckus this season. In this segment, TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are talking all about the basics of the game. Plus, we've got some suggestions and considerations for the robot's chassis and navigating the challenge course. Remember, these are not solutions, just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018
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KUBO – Getting Started: Turn KUBO on
KUBO – Getting Started: Turn KUBO on
Watch how to turn KUBO on: Simply attach the head and you're ready to get started!
Date Added 10/31/2018
Nightingale School KUBO Success Story
Nightingale School KUBO Success Story
Hear from the students, teachers, and administrators from the Nightingale school, in the greater London area, as they share their KUBO experience. Discover how KUBO has offered their young learners a collaborative, creative approach to exploring coding in a hands-on, screen-free way.
Date Added 10/31/2018
KUBO – Getting Started: Recursive Functions
KUBO – Getting Started: Recursive Functions
Watch and learn how to use the TagTiles to create recursive functions which tell KUBO to repeat a sequence indefinitely.
Date Added 10/31/2018
In Motion with TETRIX MAX Gear Pack
In Motion with TETRIX MAX Gear Pack
Motion transfer is the name of the game with TETRIX® MAX Gears. They’re made of heavy-duty aluminum and a critical piece of any mobile robot. In this RoboByte, Tim talks about the sizes available and the mechanical advantage gears offer, plus a bit about how critical alignment is in your classroom or competition build.
Date Added 10/22/2018
Using the Inside Corner Bracket
Using the Inside Corner Bracket
The TETRIX® MAX system is designed to give you optimum building options. Structure pieces like the Inside Corner Bracket help make that happen. This two-sided bracket makes it easy to create connection points on the outside of TETRIX channels. In this RoboByte, Tim tells us a bit more about the part and how you can use this element in your next build.
Date Added 10/16/2018
Build a Sturdy Structural Base with TETRIX MAX Channel
Build a Sturdy Structural Base with TETRIX MAX Channel
TETRIX® MAX Channels, made of heavy-duty aluminum, are the foundation of the TETRIX MAX building system. They're perfect for creating sturdy and strong structural bases for any robot. In this RoboByte, Tim talks about the five lengths of channel available, the flexibility the different sizes provide, as well as the tolerance our hole pattern offers. Channels are integral to your next competition or classroom bot. 
Date Added 10/8/2018
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part III The End Game
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part III The End Game
The End Game is here. The TETRIX® R&D team is digging into the final portion of the challenge where you can score big with some serious lunar lander hang time. Here's Part III of our 2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge inspiration series. TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are sharing ideas for how to finish strong. Remember, these are not solutions just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part II Collection & Delivery
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part II Collection & Delivery
TETRIX® R&D team is back again in Part II of our 2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge inspiration series. In this segment, TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are sharing ideas for how to collect scoring elements and deliver them in order to earn points. Remember, these are not solutions just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
ROVER RUCKUS Inspiration & TETRIX Tips for Teams: Part I Chassis & Movement
2018-2019 FIRST Tech Challenge is here! And, we've got inspiration and tips from our TETRIX® R&D team to help you cause a ruckus this season. In this segment, TETRIX Creator, Paul Uttley, Robotics Applications Specialist Tim Lankford, and Educational Services Manager Aubrey Vance are talking all about the basics of the game. Plus, we've got some suggestions and considerations for the robot's chassis and navigating the challenge course. Remember, these are not solutions, just ideas to get your FTC team thinking about how to tackle this season's tasks.
Date Added 10/3/2018