Monthly Archives: November 2014

Festival of Trees Day 2

Today concluded our two day demo at the Ann’s Place Festival of Trees. We had a great day, and we were named an Honorable Mention in the robotics competition, with a total of 192 votes. We were better prepared for the knock … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees Day 1

Today we demoed at the Ann’s Place Festival of Trees (Christmas trees, and not deciduous trees, which took me several months to figure out), a wonderful fundraising event for the organization. Ann’s Place offers support to cancer survivors and their families, something we’re … Continue reading

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Robo-CATastrophe IV

This past week we prepared INTENSELY for the Robo-CATastrophe Qualifier in NJ. We essentially took our robot from not moving to competition ready in a matter of a few days. So before we get into today’s event, let’s meet our robot, PT-109! … Continue reading

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FIRST WIST Reflection

Today, one Bionic Gael (conveniently the social media leader) went to the FIRST Women in Science & Technology Forum at FIRST Place. I had an amazing time; in front of me were all of these women who had either made … Continue reading

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Aptar Congers Visit

Back on Friday, October 31st, we (along with our new sister team 9541) visited the Aptar Congers site. At this plant, pharmaceutical devices, such as pumps, are manufactured. This was a very interesting tour for us because we not only … Continue reading

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