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Title: La Vida Robot - High School Engineering Program Combats Engineering Brain Drain

Abstract

Carl Hayden High School has built an impressive reputation with its robotics club. At a time when interest in science, math and engineering is declining, the Falcon Robotics club has young people fired up about engineering. Their program in underwater robots (MATE) and FIRST robotics is becoming a national model, not for building robots, but for building engineers. Teachers Fredi Lajvardi and Allan Cameron will present their story (How kids 'from the mean streets of Phoenix took on the best from M.I.T. in the national underwater bot championship' - Wired Magazine, April 2005) and how every student needs the opportunity to 'do real engineering.'

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
987164
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on March 15, 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Cameron, Allan, and Lajvardi, Fredi. La Vida Robot - High School Engineering Program Combats Engineering Brain Drain. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Cameron, Allan, & Lajvardi, Fredi. La Vida Robot - High School Engineering Program Combats Engineering Brain Drain. United States.
Cameron, Allan, and Lajvardi, Fredi. Wed . "La Vida Robot - High School Engineering Program Combats Engineering Brain Drain". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/987164.
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author = {Cameron, Allan and Lajvardi, Fredi},
abstractNote = {Carl Hayden High School has built an impressive reputation with its robotics club. At a time when interest in science, math and engineering is declining, the Falcon Robotics club has young people fired up about engineering. Their program in underwater robots (MATE) and FIRST robotics is becoming a national model, not for building robots, but for building engineers. Teachers Fredi Lajvardi and Allan Cameron will present their story (How kids 'from the mean streets of Phoenix took on the best from M.I.T. in the national underwater bot championship' - Wired Magazine, April 2005) and how every student needs the opportunity to 'do real engineering.'},
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place = {United States},
year = {2006},
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