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March 31, 2015

Rootsians shine in Robotics Championship

Islamabad

 
March 31, 2015

Islamabad
Starfall Foundation organised First Lego League National Robotics Championship at the CASE, Sir Syed Memorial Complex, Islamabad.
Nine teams had qualified for the National Championship from all over Pakistan. All teams were competitive and enthusiastic and it was a cutthroat competition. The teams represented students from age group 9-16 years. The teams were judged in four categories namely Project Research, Core Values, Robot Design and Robot Game. The teams displayed their robots and justified their respective designs and engineering logic behind their design. The theme for 2015 is ‘World Class Learning’.
The students had to create a classroom environment for making learning effective. They presented their ideas through presentations, videos, 3D Working Models and live art. In robot game, time management skills were evaluated by the judges. The robots had to accomplish maximum designed missions in shortest possible time. The event was attended by the parents of the participating students, students of different engineering universities, technology experts and volunteers. Roots IVY International School team from Faisalabad was declared the Runners up and will now proceed to Australia to represent Pakistan in the International First Lego Legaue Championship 2015. Roots DHA-I/Harley Region’s team won the gracious Professionalism Award in judges’ category. Roots IVY International Jr. School Team, PWD Branch, Rawalpindi clinched 1st Position for Programming in Project Design Category in entire Pakistan.
A team from Haque Academy, Karachi, won the overall championship and will now represent Pakistan in the International First Lego League Championship 2015 in USA. Roots School DHA-I Flagship Campus Rawalpindi/Islamabad had already won the National Championship 2013 and Represented Pakistan in USA in the International Contest. In the year 2014 Roots Harley Region team won the Regional Championship. Roots students are actively engaged in

Robo-sciences and are displaying their immense interest in this new field of study. Roots School Harley/DHA-I/IVY International are encouraging their students by providing them a platform to explore their intellect and stretch their critical thinking skills using technology.

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