Exhibit Hall

Urban Search & Rescue Robotics Challenge

Presented by: Massachusetts Army National Guard

Strand: K-12 Education

For future scientists and engineers, the typical classroom often is not enough. Recognizing this, we are proud to be able offer our Urban Search & Rescue Robotics Challenge to them at no-cost. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, comments, or suggestions.

This Tetrix Kit, used extensively by SkillsUSA, consists of heavy-duty, aircraft-grade aluminum elements, powerful drive motors, and wireless cameras. The event challenges competitors to engineer a robot which can navigate a unique obstacle course with the objective of finding and removing an object within a specified time. Our mobile lab is custom-built and adaptable to any group size or robotic familiarity.  Recognizing that no two districts or curricula are identical, we designed this set to be usable by any sized group with any possible time considerations. We can allow for days of in-depth design and construction or simply allow students to navigate our courses with pre-built machines.

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Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Massachusetts Business Roundtable UMass Donahue Institute WGBH