If you like to build robots, you’re probably really good at math and science. That’s certainly true for the more than two dozen North Atlanta students who are launching the school’s first robotics team, with the help of a $5,000 challenge grant from the Foundation. Dubbed the “Warbotz,” the team attended the First Robotics Competition Kick-off event on Saturday, January 8, at Georgia Tech (a school with a recognized robotics program).
At the kickoff, the team got its kit of robotics parts and learned what the competition will be. They then inventoried the kit, and began to plan for the robot design and game strategy.
Now comes the fun part, when the team starts building their first bot. The competition deadline is Feb. 22, so the heat is on. If we had video of robots in action, believe me we’d post it, but that will have to wait until the first bot is unveiled. In the meantime, suffice it to say we’re proud to be helping the Warbotz battle their way through high school science and beyond.
Below left: NAHS Robotics Club at the First Robotics Competition Kickoff
Below right: Club member Stephen Weatherly designing a robot.