The Robots are Coming

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Date/Time
Monday, Nov 13, 2017, 7:30 pm

Location
Edgewood Auditorium
575 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA,

Join North Andover High School’s robotics teacher and some of his students to learn about the creation of robots that they hope are bound for interscholastic competition.  The Robotics course at North Andover conveys college prep or honors level in the science and computer credits required for high school graduation.  Technology teacher Michael Motherway will describe what students learn and the worldwide VEX challenge competitions.  (North Andover had 11 teams compete this past school year).  Student designers will demonstrate the robots they are building this year what and answer audience questions about the design process, construction, and problems faced in making them effective in competition.

Edgewood residents are also invited to drop in at one of the two VEX competitions hosted at North Andover High School on November28, Michael Motherway has been teaching technology and engineering for over 30 years including the last 12 at North Andover High School. Mr. Motherway runs an after school robotics club for twenty students at the school.  He also currently teaches Robotics at the Phillips Andover Academy summer school. Michael earned a B.A. from Fitchburg State College and a Masters in Instructional Technology from Lesley College where he was adjunct professor at Lesley for 14 years.  

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