Shout out to sophomore Kaelin
for his outstanding work - Robot Vision!
Shout out to Franklin HS student Muhammad
for his outstanding work on the custom circuit board
CAD 2014 "Pegasus" FIRST Robotics Competition Robot
** Glacier Peak Winner, Engineering Excellence
** General Motors Industrial Design &
** Rockwell Collins Innovation in Control Awards
** Quarterfinal Finalist @ St. Louis, MO World Championship
Beta test presentation - the 2015 National Instruments RoboRio (brains of the FRC robot) and Professor Larry from team #1258 Seattle Lutheran presented the FRC electronics presentation. Thanks to the xbot #488 team lead by John G. and Professor Larry. Shout out to Ed Lew, Julie Senior and Robin Yim (xbot boosters) preparing lunch for 100 attendees.
Sat Dec 6, 2014
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: home for team xbot #488 competition robotics team since 2001, FTC teams since 2007.
team xbot partnering with Microsoft Education
Aspiring Young Robotic Engineers.
Museum of Flight May 2016 -- Tania from Bangladesh
Thank You to Fred Quarnstrom (Fellow Rainier Valley Rotarian, Museum of Flight Docent, pilot and Vietnam war veteran) and The Jim & Jeannie Morris Scholarship for a day at the Museum of Flight. 40+ team xbot students & mentors were treated to guided tours of WWI & WWII, Space and hands on Aviation Learning Center - taking off and landing a plane. The team had a great time and we will be returning again. Enjoy the photos of the team at the Museum!
Museum of Flight Photos [click here]
Wind Turbine Competition
In addition to building robots, our students build Wind Turbines and have placed 1st and 2nd for the last two years! Shout out to our own Xiao Lin and Yuen with their custom designed blades and gears.
Wind Tubine Team highlights
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.