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Elementary Students Ready to “Dig In” to Robotics Competitions
Media Advisory
2/5/2018
Elementary Students Ready to “Dig In” to Robotics Competitions
Over 300 students in Grades 4-8 will compete in three regional elementary robotics competitions. To recognize the importance of sustainability, this year’s theme is “Dig In.” Students will program their robots to perform gardening tasks.
 
Top teams will be invited to attend the York Region Skills Challenge on March 1.

Where and When:

February 8, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
 
 
Oscar Peterson P.S.
850 Hoover Park Drive, Stouffville
February 13, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
 
 
Nobleton P.S.
13375 Hwy. 27, Nobleton
February 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Hartman P.S.
130 River Ridge Blvd., Aurora
 

Why:

The event gives students an opportunity to apply and develop skills in coding, problem solving and collaboration. 
 

Who:

 
About 100 elementary school students at each regional competition, and their teachers.

For more information contact:

Reshma Badiani
Curriculum Consultant, York Region District School Board
Telephone: 905-727-0022 x3369

 

 
 
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