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Kuriosity

Robotics

Team 12635: THINK INSIDE THE SPHERE

What do we do?

Our team competes in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), which is part of the FIRST organization. We create sophisticated custom robots to compete in each season's challenge. We also build connections and host events with companies and other teams. Events include classes and activites around our community for children, scrimmages. and meetings with industry experts like Facebook, Google, and Cepton. To read more about FTC, visit their website here.

What is FIRST?

Our team competes in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) organization.   FIRST strives to "transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders" - Dean Kamen, Founder. To read more about FIRST, visit their website here.

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Rover Ruckus (2018-2019)
Achievements

The Robot (More Info)

  • Qualifiers

    • Nominated or won 12 awards

    • Won Inspire Award, the most prestigious award

    • 2 times winning alliance

  • Regionals

    • Placed 4th overall in qualification rounds

    • Alliance captain for 3rd seed in Silicon division

    • Won Control award, programming award

 

Business

  • Partnerships

    • SmartGurlz

      • Host events to girls

    • Facebook

      • Participate in events with them

      • For more information, click here

  • Industrial Outreach

    • Cepton, Lidar Company

    • Facebook AI Lab

    • Learned about their engineering process

  • Sponsorships

 

Outreach

  • Community

    • SmartGurlz Initiative (More Info)

      • Used their products to teach girls

    • Ev3 Initiative (More Info)

      • Bi-weekly classes for kids

    • Facebook Initiative (More Info)

      • A vendor for Take Your Kids to Work Day

      • Spoke on a panel to kids in robotics

  • International (More Info)

    • Mumbai Initiative

      • Taught Ev3 class

      • Created online 16-week curriculum

    • The Netherlands and France Initiative

      • Taught Ev3 class

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Joining Kuriosity

Requirements:
- Grades 7-11 in the 2019-2020 school year
- Live within 20 miles of Palo Alto

Apply: https://bit.do/kuriosity 

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