XBOT ROBOTICS was established (2009) to provide after school/summer/Saturday workshops and FIRST robotics team support offered to elementary, middle & high school students of SE Seattle. XBOT ROBOTICS is dedicated to providing educational opportunities in STEM fields while: --- (1) Reinforcing the self-confidence of our students --- (2) Enhancing students’ problem solving skills through hands-on learning approach, and --- (3) Increasing awareness of the student to pursue a career in STEM disciplines. -
XBOT Robotics has five major programs that is offered to students in SE Seattle. The majority of our students are from Franklin HS and the surrounding neighborhood. Franklin HS has a diverse student body is 94% students of color, 70% free/reduced lunch and 54% of the students are from homes that English is a second language.
XBOT Robotics offers
Fall FIRST Tech Challenge Program developing leadership, teamwork, design/build/program 42 lb competition robot
Fall Special Olympics Unified Robotics building Lego SUMO robots and competing in Nov at the Pacific Science Center
Winter FIRST Robotics Competition robotics team design/build & program a 125 lb robot in 10 weeks!
Franklin HS Library MakerSpace bringing 3D printing, laser cutting, drones and V/r experience to the 1200 students at Franklin HS
Mentor our students in teamwork, communication, designing/build or programming the competition robots.
Board members to guide our five year plan including financial growth [fund raising], recruiting and training mentors, identifying a robotics workspace easily accessible by Franklin, Rainier Beach and Garfield robotics teams.
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