Franklin HS team xbot sponsored and coached two Unified Robotics Teams. The FHS team competed at the Dec 3, 2016 tournament that marked the end of the first season of WA state Special Olympics Unified Robotics, which matches students with special needs to work alongside typically developing classmates as they build Lego Mindstorm Sumo Robots. Congratulations to team ClubHouse and team Husky for being awarded the division perseverance and the Spirit Awards. FHS Unified Robotics teams are looking forward to next year's competition and will expand to at least four teams.
XBOT ROBOTICS is dedicated to providing educational opportunities in STEAM project based activities. xbot robotics has provides 100+ students annually resulting in 12,000+ hours of STEM training: Computer Aided Design (CAD), design/build/programming FIRST Robots, laser cutter training, 3D modeling & 3D printing training.
Franklin HS is a Seattle urban school with 94% students of color, 68% free/reduced lunch students and 54% students from English Language Learner homes. FHS has been the home for team xbot #488 competition robotics team since 2001.
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Aspiring Young Robotic Engineers. .
Games Robots Play To celebrate National Robotics Week, watch how these robots battle other robots in this high-octane, high school competition. Inside this Microsoft Hardware lab in Redmond, several engineers donate their time to mentoring students from disadvantaged households to pursue educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math.