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Robotics Showcase

A big step in Science, Technology,


Engineering,and Math (STEM)
Michigan Digital Government Summit
September 10, 2014
STEM comprises just
5% of total US
employment
yet accounts for more than
50% of our economic growth
Michigan College Ready
Students
31% 32%
Stockbridge Public Schools
Heritage Elementary School
Stockbridge High School
Mike Tucker
Board of Directors
SquareOne Education Network
http://www.squareonenetwork.org/
Josh Nichols, Robert Richards & students
Remotely Operated Vehicles
STEM, PBL, and the Path to Palau

What can we do to shift way from teaching STEM


subjects like this..
When they function like this outside of school?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10rAjQT7uMM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10rAjQT7uMM
For Inspiration and
Recognition of Science and
Technology
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
FIRST Lego League (FLL)
FIRST Jr. FLL
Michigan Department of
Education FRC and FTC Grant
2 million dollars + 1.3 from last year
Funds new/newly established teams
Find out more at
www.techplan.org/rdi/
For more information:
Ann-Marie Smith
Consultant
(517) 335-2775
smitha24@michgan.gov
Holland High School
FIRST Robotics
Team 74
C.H.A.O.S.
Black River Public School
Ken Platteshorre & team
C.H.A.O.S.
FIRST Robotics Team since 1994
2014 World Championship Winner
2014 Michigan State Championship
2
nd
Place Winner
2006 GM Industrial Design Award
Winner, Midwest Regional
Student Perspective
Birmingham Public Schools
Birmingham Seaholm High School
Birmingham Groves High School
FIRST Robotics
Team 2960
Automation Nation
Doug Baltz, Bernie Simms & team
Automation Nation
FIRST Robotics Team for 6 years
Qualified for FIRST Robotics State
Championship 4 out of 6 years
Competed in the FIRST Robotics
World Championship in 2012
2013-2014 Troy tournament
Engineering Excellence Award
winner
Student Perspective
(Impact Now)
Former Student Team Member
Reflection (Future Impact)
Other Birmingham
STEM Initiatives
FIRST: http://www.usfirst.org/
FIRST in Michigan: http://www.firstinmichigan.org/ (start a
FIRST Team in your area, events calendar, etc. )
Information regarding the State of Michigan
grant: http://www.techplan.org/rdi/
SquareOne Education
Network: http://www.squareonenetwork.org/
Stockbridge
Robotics: https://www.facebook.com/StockbridgeRobotics
(K-12 program, underwater robot, salmon release and crab
trap)
World Championship winners, Team 74, Holland
C.H.A.O.S.: http://hollandchaos.com/
Team 2690, Automation Nation,
Birmingham: http://team2960.org/ (capstone program, Super
STEM Saturdays, STEM Research & Design Course)
Robotics Showcase
Q & A