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by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Maker Faire is back for a third year! The 3rd annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire will be held August 20 and 21, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Valley State University’s John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering. Maker...

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Robots are here! Volunteers needed

by (wmcat)

Submitted 11-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

In Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) students are building robots, competing and winning. Robotics goes way beyond science fiction today and has become an integral part of developing strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills...

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Teen [Tech]Knowledgey Winter Workshop

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-19-2015 under

Imagine building a robot and programming it to make it do what you want! Come create an awesome robot this winter at the library! Explore the world of robotics using Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 base set and software. Bring a friend, grab a kit and...

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Catalyst Radio: The Geek Group opens its doors with new makerspace facility

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-05-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature a nonprofit that just opened its doors in February – The Geek Group. The Geek Group provides access...

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LEGO robotics team displays engineering skills

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is a worldwide academic sports competition for young adults between the ages of 9 and 14 that utilizes teamwork, problem solving and engineering skills to build ideas using LEGO elements and moving parts. Each team has to...

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