Robotics Competition provides kids with an engaging hands-on learning experience that instills a passion for science and technology which encourages them to pursue STEM-related education and careers.
In the early 2000s, FIRST, along with Innovation First and RadioShack, began developing a new platform for robotics education that became known as the VEX
Robotics Design System.
Robotics is the world's fastest growing competitive robotics programme for schools around the world, with more than 12,000 teams from 30 countries that participate in more than 1,000 competitions worldwide.
In the Southern New England VEX
IQ Challenge, hosted by Quinsigamond Community College on Sunday, 23 teams vied for points using robots they had built from a supplied kit.
Year 10 students from Bede Academy in Northumberland work on their entry for the Vex
Robotic Competition, which will see the top performers travel to Kentucky, USA, to compete in an international final.
Robot making in progress From left to right: Paul McKnight of VEX
Robotics and members of the Halewood team, Emily Worrall, Emily Harrison, Michael Cooke and Liam Murray
These are just a few of the many fields students can explore by creating with VEX
This feature was announced to the astronomical community by Melillo, before the VEX
images had even been examined.
More than 90 teams and about 1,000 students attended the inaugural VEX
Robotics World Championship in May 2008 at California State University Northridge.
The "business" that Prospero asks the King of Naples not to vex
himself with is not simply the Boatswain's strange narrative but more generally the mass of bizarre events that Alonso's party has experienced on the enchanted isle.
Obviously they had come to see Vex
Red because when the band took to the stage, everyone went ballistic - screaming, headbanging and stagediving.
NEW band Vex
Red strolled their way through a blinding rock set.