Author: Outreach Team

Kirobo – Japan’s First Robotic Astronaut

Robots are popping up increasingly in our lives, and now, this even is the case for the ISS, or the International Space Station! On August 10th, 2013, Japan sent the first robotic astronaut to the International Space Station. The robot,

Boston Dynamics

In late January, we were invited by Boston Dynamics to visit and tour their facility.  With a maximum of just 14 people, we were the first group of high school students to ever receive a tour of Boston Dynamics like


Around the time of our Arlington Qualifier back in January, we were invited by the Bot Side to a FIRST Expo at the MIT Museum in Kendall Square on February, 17th.  Unlike last year, which was scrimmage-based, this year the

Elementary School Science Fair Planning Session

On Friday, January 31st — the day after we helped out Fiske’s family math night — we headed back over to Fiske’s library where we helped a plethora of students brainstorm and plot out their plans for their annual elementary

Family Math Night

On Thursday, January 30th, we were invited to help run a family math night at Fiske Elementary School in the evening to teach students problem-solving and logic skills.  We were entrusted with set-up, clean-up, running stations, along with some MCing.