KISS Institute for Practical Robotics hosts events and contests throughout the year to organize and engage various STEM initiatives for students, mentors, and teachers. Please visit the links below to check out all the details for our current events.
July 8, 2019All day
A Junior Botball Mystery Day is where students show their progress in computer science using hands on autonomous robots. Students work to complete as many Mystery Challenges as they can. A variety of Mystery Challenges will be given. Students will not know the mystery challenges until the day of the event.
What does the day look like?
A variety of Mystery Challenges will be set up on JBC mat. When students are ready to "conquer" the challenge they will go to the mat and attempt the task. They can do the Mystery Challenges in any order. Throughout the day students will be developing code, conquering challenges, and receiving buttons for completion of the challenge. You will also see volunteers and audience members cheering, and giving out high-fives. It's a very fun and relaxing event.
This is a student oriented event. Educators and/or parents should not touch the computers or the robots, even though they are permitted in the pit area.
Please refer to the GCER program for exact times
What do we bring?
robots and all the kit pieces
a device for coding on (computer, tablets, iPad, kindles)
empty coke cans
a power strip per robot
notebooks and writing device